Michael Russell MSP

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Michael Russell MSP

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  • Member for: Argyll and Bute
  • Region: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 09 February 2016 [Draft] : Tuesday, February 09, 2016


Michael Russell (Argyll and Bute) (SNP)

I commend Tavish Scott and congratulate him on securing the debate. He is right to stress that digital and physical communications are absolutely vital for all of...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 04 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 04, 2016


Michael Russell (Argyll and Bute) (SNP)

Fiona McLeod raised an interesting possibility. As I said last week, I am resistant to changing standing orders on the basis of a dispute over a ruling by the Presiding Officer. However, I a...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 04 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 04, 2016


Michael Russell

I repeat that I regard the Trade Union Bill as obnoxious. Parliament has said that it is obnoxious and it can say it again and again in whatever format it wishes ...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 04 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 04, 2016


Michael Russell

I appreciate Patricia Ferguson’s point that there is a demand in some quarters for immediate change, so can we look at two draft standing orders, one of which wou...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 04 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 04, 2016


Michael Russell

The concept is clear, and I think that the clerks would be able to capture it in a draft standing order. The concept is that there would be an additional category...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 04 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 04, 2016


Michael Russell

No, we are not.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 04 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 04, 2016


Michael Russell

I utterly reject that. There is no abrogation of responsibility. This committee is performing the function for which it exists, not only to consider standing orde...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 04 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 04, 2016


Michael Russell

Well, that is easily bridged.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 04 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 04, 2016


Michael Russell

If the issue is the letter from the clerk of the Parliament to the clerk at Westminster, I am sure that it would be possible to request that by special resolution...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 04 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 04, 2016


Michael Russell

I thought that your summary was entirely fair, convener. If we were to proceed on that basis, we would want to dispose of the proposal at our next meeting. Howeve...

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S4M-15588 Iain Gray: Scotland’s Future Prosperity—That the Parliament welcomes the estimated £7
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S4M-15588.3 Angela Constance: Scotland’s Future Prosperity—As an amendment to motion S4M-15588 in th
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S4M-15588.1 Liam McArthur: Scotland’s Future Prosperity—As an amendment to motion S4M-15588 in the n
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S4M-15128.1 Maureen Watt: Transplantation (Authorisation of Removal of Organs etc.) (Scotland) Bill—
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S4M-15128 Anne McTaggart: Transplantation (Authorisation of Removal of Organs etc.) (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 28 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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Amendment 29 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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Motion S4M-15614: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15517: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/01/2016 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15243: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15222: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14714: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14544: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/10/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14521: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/10/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14422: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/09/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14342: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/09/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14241: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/09/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-29598: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29597: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29596: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29599: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29247: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29112: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/12/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29110: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/12/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29111: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/12/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29095: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29094: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2015 Show Full Question >>

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