Alex Salmond MSP

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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:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 08 December 2015 : Tuesday, December 08, 2015


Alex Salmond (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP)

It is admirable that the cabinet secretary is looking for consensus but I would like to hear a bit more about whether he feels that the powers and amendments will...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 December 2015 : Tuesday, December 08, 2015


Alex Salmond

In that case, I will sit down.



Meeting of the Parliament 08 December 2015 : Tuesday, December 08, 2015


Alex Salmond

I accept that point, which is why I praised John Carnochan. However, one of the key aspects of reducing knife crime is preventing youngsters from carrying knives ...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 December 2015 : Tuesday, December 08, 2015


Alex Salmond (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP)

I welcome the opportunity to contribute, not least to defend Kenny MacAskill, who was a fine justice secretary. I say not just to Alison McInnes but to the whole chamber that the impact of t...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 November 2015 : Wednesday, November 11, 2015


Alex Salmond (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP)

Tom Johnston also tried to exterminate the Scots midge, but that was less successful. The point that I was going to make was that he took emergency legislation th...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 October 2015 : Wednesday, October 07, 2015


Alex Salmond (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP)

I think that what was said about no detriment is important. Paragraph 174 contains the unanimous recommendation that there should be an independent arbiter betwee...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 October 2015 : Wednesday, October 07, 2015


Alex Salmond

In line with the evidence and the unanimous recommendation of the committee, will the Scottish Government regard the establishment of an independent arbitration p...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 October 2015 : Wednesday, October 07, 2015


Alex Salmond

Let us say for a second that Jackie Baillie’s promotion of Gavin Brown had come into effect and that he was a Treasury minister, but let us say that he was a Scot...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 October 2015 : Wednesday, October 07, 2015


Alex Salmond

Thank goodness the member is not a minister.



Meeting of the Parliament 01 October 2015 : Thursday, October 01, 2015


Alex Salmond (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP)

I congratulate James Dornan on his members’ business debate. In the House of Commons, I tabled a motion that was similar at its heart to his motion: it said that,...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

Amendment 28 moved by on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament
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Amendment 29 moved by on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament
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Amendment 30 moved by on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament
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S4M-14673 Richard Simpson: Alcohol (Licensing, Public Health and Criminal Justice) (Scotland) Bill—T
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S4M-15522 John Swinney: Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the general prin
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S4M-15522.1 Jackie Baillie: Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill—As an amendment to motion S4M-15522 in the
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Amendment 18 moved by Mark Griffin on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 29 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 30 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 32 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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NoDefeated

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Motion S4M-15554: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15491: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15490: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15311: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15134: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15126: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15076: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14889: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14811: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14647: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/10/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-29381: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29279: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29278: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29269: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-27640: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/09/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-27596: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-27595: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-27417: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-27418: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-27416: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2015 Show Full Question >>

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