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Alex Salmond MSP

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  • Member for: Aberdeenshire East
  • Region: North East Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Alex is a member of the following Committees:

Alex is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

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Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
The First Minister (Alex Salmond) Engagements to take forward the Government’s programme for Scotland.



Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
The First Minister I hope that Johann Lamont and I can agree on more than two things. We agree, as I remember from just two weeks ago, that Scotland has the potential to be a prosperous independent country. I think that everybody agreed with that in the chamber.

Let me agree that Ian Wood is an authority on...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
The First Minister Presiding Officer,

“My headline message for the youth of today - get involved. The North Sea oil industry will see you through your lifetime”—

Ian Wood, BBC, 9 November 2012. Yes, of course Ian Wood is an authority on North Sea oil and gas and he has been foremost in pointing o...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
The First Minister It finishes:

“Thus the ultimate potential of 24 billion barrels of oil equivalent foreseen by Oil and Gas UK appears plausible.”

Now we have a point of agreement: 16.5 billion barrels up to 2050 and 24 billion barrels as the total of the oil province. Listen, that is a lot of b...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
The First Minister I have already pointed out that Sir Ian Wood is on the record as saying, addressing the youth of Scotland:

“The North Sea oil industry will see you through your lifetime”.

He is right to say so, because 2050 is not the limit of the oil industry; it will go on long beyond that.<...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
The First Minister I put on the record that Sir Ian Wood, as I said in the answer to the first question, is a respected authority, as are Alex Kemp and the range of experts, including Sir Donald MacKay, who have analysed the Scottish Government figures and produced their own estimates, which are very similar indeed to...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
The First Minister Johann Lamont asked me who is to blame for what. I was struck, encouraged and excited by Ian Davidson’s comments only this week. He identified that Labour’s failure was the reason for the SNP’s success and spoke out. He said:

“The reasons why the SNP have done well [over recent years] has...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
The First Minister If we get to the situation where I am able to quote Ian Davidson against Johann Lamont, perhaps the reality is that the Labour Party in Scotland does not have a plan A, never mind a plan B. [Interruption.]



Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
The First Minister (Alex Salmond) No plans in the near future.



Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
The First Minister Sir Ian Wood wanted to clarify that his opinion is that oil reserves are between 15 billion and 16.5 billion barrels—that is his estimate. I am pointing out that I think that that is based on the forecast of Professor Alex Kemp, who points out today in his University of Aberdeen blog that that appli...
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S4M-10843.1.2 Ruth Davidson: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1.1 Willie Rennie: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1 Johann Lamont: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to motion S4M-10843 in the name of Alex
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S4M-10843 Alex Salmond: Scotland’s Future—That the Parliament agrees that Scotland is one of the wea
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S4M-10829.3 Jenny Marra: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in t
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S4M-10829.2 Mary Scanlon: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in
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S4M-10829.1 Alison McInnes: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 i
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S4M-10829 Angela Constance: Increasing Opportunities for Women—That the Parliament welcomes the grow
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S4M-10777.4 Jackie Baillie: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-10777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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S4M-10777.2 Alex Johnstone: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-01777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S4M-10843: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09773: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09774: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 22/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08707: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08559: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08407: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07721: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/09/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06450: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05981: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-04011: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/09/2012 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S1W-15120: Alex Salmond, Banff and Buchan, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2001 Show Full Question >>
Question S1W-14237: Alex Salmond, Banff and Buchan, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2001 Show Full Question >>
Question S1W-14124: Alex Salmond, Banff and Buchan, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2001 Show Full Question >>
Question S1W-14125: Alex Salmond, Banff and Buchan, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2001 Show Full Question >>
Question S1O-03120: Alex Salmond, Banff and Buchan, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/03/2001 Show Full Question >>
Question S1W-13760: Alex Salmond, Banff and Buchan, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2001 Show Full Question >>
Question S1W-13761: Alex Salmond, Banff and Buchan, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2001 Show Full Question >>
Question S1W-13483: Alex Salmond, Banff and Buchan, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/02/2001 Show Full Question >>
Question S1W-13698: Alex Salmond, Banff and Buchan, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2001 Show Full Question >>
Question S1W-13069: Alex Salmond, Banff and Buchan, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/02/2001 Show Full Question >>

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