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:

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

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2014 : Thursday, March 27, 2014
The First Minister (Alex Salmond) I have engagements to take forward the Government’s programme for Scotland.

In the light of Johann Lamont’s absence, I say on the career and life of Tony Benn that he was not just a substantial parliamentarian, but a great campaigner and writer. He will be much missed by his family, obvio...

Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2014 : Thursday, March 27, 2014
The First Minister Jackie Baillie omitted to mention in her declaration of “We was right” that the Scottish National Party proposed a £70 cut in family energy bills, which is, by definition, rather better than an energy price freeze.

I welcome the monopoly investigation into the energy market. That is a far...

Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2014 : Thursday, March 27, 2014
The First Minister Even for Jackie Baillie, that “shoulder to shoulder” remark was something—given that it comes the morning after the night before, as just yesterday, Labour MPs marched through the lobby in the House of Commons “shoulder to shoulder” with the Tories. [Applause.]



Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2014 : Thursday, March 27, 2014
The First Minister I say to Jackie Baillie that, when she is in a better together campaign in which the Labour Party is not just shoulder to shoulder, but hand in glove and umbilically linked to the Conservative Party, it is not the best idea to come to Parliament and accuse others of guilt by association with the Con...

Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2014 : Thursday, March 27, 2014
The First Minister It does not matter who is asking the questions because they all read from the same script week after week. We were all waiting with bated breath to see who would be the chosen one; the next leader apparent. There were so many candidates on the back benches. The reason why the Labour Party is in trou...

Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2014 : Thursday, March 27, 2014
The First Minister Everybody—the Conservative Party and SSE—is following Labour’s lead, we are told. Unfortunately, what SSE said yesterday about Labour’s proposals is that they

“would not significantly reduce energy prices or provide energy investors with the long-term certainty they require to invest in t...

Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2014 : Thursday, March 27, 2014
The First Minister I have heard of being shoulder to shoulder, but I say to the Labour Party, if you sup with the Tories, you should do so with a long spoon.



Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2014 : Thursday, March 27, 2014
The First Minister (Alex Salmond) No plans in the near future.



Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2014 : Thursday, March 27, 2014
The First Minister As the correspondence from the justice secretary indicated, the matter is indeed under assessment. We will take it seriously—we are taking it seriously.

When we previously discussed this issue, Ruth Davidson was generous enough to indicate her support for the variety of initiatives on ta...

Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2014 : Thursday, March 27, 2014
The First Minister I could go through the range of initiatives that the Government has taken on domestic violence. I will not do that because they are agreed initiatives—ones that are supported by the entire Parliament. They include a range of support to organisations working in the field, which is deeply appreciated....
Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-09557.2 Kenny MacAskill: Stop and Search—As an amendment to motion S4M-09557 in the name of Alis
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S4M-09557 Alison McInnes: Stop and Search—That the Parliament notes that stop and search is an opera
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S4M-09558.2 Michael Matheson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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S4M-09558.1 Richard Simpson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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S4M-09558 Jim Hume: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—That the Parliament notes that one in four ad
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S4M-09547.1 Jackson Carlaw: Scotland, A Good Global Citizen—As an amendment to motion S4M-09547 in t
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S4M-09482.1 Jackie Baillie: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margare
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S4M-09482.3 Liz Smith: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margaret Bur
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S4M-09482.2 Liam McArthur: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margaret
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S4M-09482 Margaret Burgess: Child Poverty—That the Parliament welcomes the Scottish Government’s rev
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
Motion S4M-03113: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2012 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-03077: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/05/2012 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-01678.2: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/01/2012 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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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