Alasdair Allan MSP

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Alasdair Allan MSP

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  • Member for: Na h-Eileanan an Iar
  • Region: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Alasdair is a member of the following Committees:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2015 : Thursday, May 21, 2015


Dr Allan

I am sure that James Kelly will rightly pursue individual constituency cases, but he has to accept that the figures prove that we are investing more in colleges t...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2015 : Thursday, May 21, 2015


The Minister for Learning, Science and Scotland’s Languages (Dr Alasdair Allan)

The further education student support budget is at a record level of over £104 million this academic year. That means that college students can now receive bursar...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


Dr Allan

The act is extremely specific that it is the best interests of the child that are concerned.



Meeting of the Parliament 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


Dr Allan

The member may be in a better position than I am to know about the internal workings of the local authority concerned, but all that I can say is that the 2000 act...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


Dr Allan

I cannot comment on the individual circumstances or school that the member alludes to. As I have mentioned, however, the 2000 act is very specific about the circu...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


The Minister for Learning, Science and Scotland’s Languages (Dr Alasdair Allan)

The Scottish Government has not had any recent discussions with Glasgow City Council regarding children with an autistic spectrum disorder attending mainstream schools.



Meeting of the Parliament 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


Dr Allan

Education Scotland’s technology review recognises a number of the member’s points, not least the important distinction that he makes between computer literacy and...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


Dr Allan

I am more than happy to meet the member to discuss the issues that he raises. Although it is certainly the case that between 2008 and 2014 the number of young peo...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


The Minister for Learning, Science and Scotland’s Languages (Dr Alasdair Allan)

I thank the member for that question and for his recent letter on this matter.



Meeting of the Parliament 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


Dr Allan

Again, the member would expect me to repeat that the local authority is the statutory education authority. However, the fact that £1.8 billion has been committed ...

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S4M-13203.3 Angela Constance: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-13203 i
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S4M-13203 Jackie Baillie: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament agrees that reducing
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YesCarried

4M-13134.1 Jamie McGrigor: Circular Economy (Waste Management)—As an amendment to motion S4M-13134 i
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YesCarried

S4M-13112.2 Mary Scanlon: Scottish Apprenticeship Week—As an amendment to motion S4M-13112 in the na
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NoDefeated

S4M-13007 Christina McKelvie on behalf of the European and External Relations Committee: 2nd Report,
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S4M-13023.1 Siobhan McMahon: Scotland’s Future Employability Services—As an amendment to motion S4M-
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S4M-13023 Roseanna Cunningham: Scotland’s Future Employability Services—That the Parliament recognis
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S4M-12994 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to
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S4M-12878 Michael Matheson: Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agree
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YesCarried

S4M-12857.2 John Swinney: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in the
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YesCarried

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Motion S4M-12385.3: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09963: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09140.2: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06643: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05154: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/12/2012 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-04313: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2012 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-03004: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2012 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-00959: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2011 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-08121: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/03/2011 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-07960: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2011 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-00084: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/05/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-00037: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3O-13444: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40450: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40318: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-38093: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/12/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-37604: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/11/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3O-10498: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-32754: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/03/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-32185: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/03/2010 Show Full Question >>