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

Michael is a member of the following Committees:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 24 June 2015 : Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Michael Russell

I want members to note that in the light of the committee’s milk inquiry and the evidence that it received from Mike Gallagher four weeks ago, First Milk announce...



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 24 June 2015 : Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Michael Russell (Argyll and Bute) (SNP)

Although the petition raises—and has raised for the past two years now—some very important points, I regret to say that those points have not been answered fully....



Meeting of the Parliament 24 June 2015 : Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Michael Russell (Argyll and Bute) (SNP)

My constituents, many of whom use these services daily, will, like me, warmly welcome the minister’s definitive, clear and comprehensive statement, which will cou...



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 18 June 2015 : Thursday, June 18, 2015


Michael Russell

You should be making sure that people are enthusiastic about Europe.



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 18 June 2015 : Thursday, June 18, 2015


Michael Russell

There are some labelling issues that the Commission should at least be aware of. Labelling is a difficult issue for this Parliament, given its powers. Yoghurt and...



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 18 June 2015 : Thursday, June 18, 2015


Michael Russell

I will move the discussion on a little to the issue of dairy farming. As you will know, there are substantial problems in the Scottish dairy sector, and the situa...



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 18 June 2015 : Thursday, June 18, 2015


Michael Russell

Anyone who has been an environment minister—I think that there are three such people in this room—will know that simplification is much required, but it is a diff...



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 18 June 2015 : Thursday, June 18, 2015


Michael Russell (Argyll and Bute) (SNP)

Welcome, commissioner. I hope that you enjoy your visit to the Royal Highland Show today.



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 17 June 2015 : Wednesday, June 17, 2015


Michael Russell

On the point about devolution to islands and island authorities, commitments have obviously been made, but there is also the issue of ability and expertise.

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 17 June 2015 : Wednesday, June 17, 2015


Michael Russell

I do not think that one needs the Limited Partnerships Act 1907 to know when someone is at it.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

Amendment 1 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 3 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 4 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 5 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 6 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 7 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 15 moved by Cameron Buchanan on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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Amendment 17 moved by Cameron Buchanan on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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Amendment 22 moved by Cara Hilton on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing (S
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Amendment 19 moved by Michael Matheson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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YesCarried

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Motion S4M-13286: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12998: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12918: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12729: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2015 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12536: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11934: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11924: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11839: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11804: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11304.3: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-26547: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/07/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26549: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/07/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26306: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26206: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26207: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26205: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26204: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26190: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26189: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26188: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2015 Show Full Question >>

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