Alasdair Allan MSP

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Alasdair Allan MSP

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  • Member for: Na h-Eileanan an Iar
  • Region: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Alasdair is a member of the following Committees:

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Meeting of the Parliament 29 November 2016 : 29 November 2016


Dr Allan

I hesitate to say anything that sounds as if I am fishing for a fact-finding mission to Barbados. I have indicated, and am very happy to indicate again, Scotland’...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 November 2016 : 29 November 2016


Dr Allan

I will say no more about that subject, other than that I was at university at the time.



Meeting of the Parliament 29 November 2016 : 29 November 2016


Dr Allan

I am very grateful for the intervention and thank Christine Grahame for raising that point. I have written to Mr Canavan to indicate that I am very willing to meet him to hear his ideas abou...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 November 2016 : 29 November 2016


Dr Allan

I would be very grateful.



Meeting of the Parliament 29 November 2016 : 29 November 2016


Dr Allan

Twelve minutes? [Laughter.]



Meeting of the Parliament 29 November 2016 : 29 November 2016


The Minister for International Development and Europe (Dr Alasdair Allan)

Presiding Officer, I wish you and other members a happy St Andrew’s day tomorrow. Scotland has a strong national identity, which is reflected in St Andrew’s day b...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 November 2016 : 24 November 2016


Dr Allan

The member will not find me disagreeing about the need to increase broadband connectivity—to use a banned word—in the Western Isles, but will he at least acknowle...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 November 2016 : 24 November 2016


The Minister for International Development and Europe (Dr Alasdair Allan)

I thank the member for mentioning the small businesses that flourish on the islands. Does he sympathise with a number of those businesses, which have contacted me...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 November 2016 [Draft] : 16 November 2016


Dr Allan

I can certainly confirm that, in our contact with the UK Government, we will emphasise the good work that both Governments do on the ground.



Meeting of the Parliament 16 November 2016 [Draft] : 16 November 2016


The Minister for International Development and Europe (Dr Alasdair Allan)

I wrote to both James Wharton MP, parliamentary under-secretary of state at the United Kingdom Government’s Department for International Development, and Rory Ste...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-02820.1: Recognising 16 Days of Action to End Violence Against Women and Girls (Douglas Ross)
Meeting Date: 01/12/2016
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02809.3: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-02809: Education (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 34 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-02804.2: Local Democracy (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 61, Against: 61 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-02804.1: Local Democracy (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02804: Local Democracy (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-02795.1: Implications for Culture, Creative Industries and Tourism following the EU Referendum (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 29/11/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02795: Implications for Culture, Creative Industries and Tourism following the EU Referendum (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 29/11/2016
Result - For: 84, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02686.2: Supporting and Strengthening Scotland's Island Communities (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 24/11/2016
Result - For: 53, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-02686.4: Supporting and Strengthening Scotland's Island Communities (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 24/11/2016
Result - For: 53, Against: 61 Abstain: 1
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Motion S5M-02796: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12385.3: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09963: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09140.2: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06643: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05154: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/12/2012 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-04313: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2012 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-03004: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2012 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-00959: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2011 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-08121: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/03/2011 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-00084: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/05/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-00037: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3O-13444: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40450: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40318: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-38093: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/12/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-37604: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/11/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3O-10498: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-32754: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/03/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-32185: Alasdair Allan, Western Isles, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/03/2010 Show Full Question >>

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