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Meeting of the Parliament 23 April 2015 : Thursday, April 23, 2015 View PDF version
The Minister for Europe and International Development (Humza Yousaf)

The Scottish Government has regular contact with UK visas and immigration on matters relating to Scotland’s interests and priorities. We will continue to press the United Kingdom Government ...

Meeting of the Parliament 23 April 2015 : Thursday, April 23, 2015 View PDF version
Humza Yousaf

Yes, I agree entirely with the member. It is completely unacceptable that any department of the UK Government could demonstrate such a lack of respect for the har...

Meeting of the Parliament 22 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 22, 2015 View PDF version
The Minister for Europe and International Development (Humza Yousaf)

I thank the convener of the European and External Relations Committee, Christina McKelvie, for setting out the conclusions of the committee’s report.

Meeting of the Parliament 22 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 22, 2015 View PDF version
Humza Yousaf

The debate has been brief, but we have covered a number of issues and topics that are not only important in members’ constituencies but of great national importance.

Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015 View PDF version
The Minister for Europe and International Development (Humza Yousaf)

The Scottish Government firmly believes that exiting the EU would have a deeply damaging impact on Scotland’s economy. Membership of the EU provides us with acces...

Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015 View PDF version
Humza Yousaf

The member highlights a very important point. Particularly in the run-up to the general election, we know that anti-EU migration rhetoric has been hyped up, and m...

Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015 View PDF version
Humza Yousaf

That is a fair question. My reading of the report is that it states that the visa should be for a minimum of 12 months but does not suggest what the total length should be. However, it is em...

Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015 View PDF version
The Minister for Europe and International Development (Humza Yousaf)

It has been an excellent debate that has, largely, been as consensual and positive as last week’s Green and independent group debate on the diversity of communiti...

Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015 View PDF version
The Minister for Europe and International Development (Humza Yousaf)

I will make two points. First, I agree with the member that we should not overplay the differences in opinion that exist; I have knocked on enough doors to know t...

Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015 View PDF version
Humza Yousaf

There is still time; there are six and a half weeks. Miracles can happen, even in Government: I have seen Governments move more quickly than that. This Parliament...

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