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:

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

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2018 [Draft] : 16 May 2018


Dr Allan

That is a point on which ministers have engaged officials from both Governments to discuss regularly. We have publicly and through officials made clear the value ...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2018 [Draft] : 16 May 2018


Dr Allan

That is good. ...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2018 [Draft] : 16 May 2018


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

Thank you, Presiding Officer. How much time have you planned for me?



Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2018 [Draft] : 16 May 2018


Dr Allan

Although I appreciate that Turkey is in a different category, Oliver Mundell will obviously be aware that three of the countries that he just mentioned are part o...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2018 [Draft] : 16 May 2018


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

I think that Rachael Hamilton meant to say “left the EU”. Much as I welcome what she has said about the benefits of Erasmus+ and the Prime Minister’s comments on ...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 May 2018 [Draft] : 15 May 2018


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

I welcome this evening’s debate to recognise the 70th anniversary of the Nakba, which, as we have heard, is known by the Palesti...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 May 2018 [Draft] : 03 May 2018


Dr Allan

Certainly, communities and ambassadors for communities have a major role to play in supporting and promoting communities, as the member says. For instance,

Meeting of the Parliament 03 May 2018 [Draft] : 03 May 2018


Dr Allan

Although many of those are operational matters for VisitScotland, I recognise the points that the member is making.



Meeting of the Parliament 03 May 2018 [Draft] : 03 May 2018


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

The Scottish Government fully recognises the importance of tourism to the economy and endeavours to promote tourism across the whole of Scotland. We appreciate th...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 April 2018 [Draft] : 25 April 2018


Dr Allan

I am more than happy to meet Ivan McKee to hear the concerns that he wishes to raise around that issue. I will mention in passing that in the past we have provide...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12264: Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Relief from Additional Amount) (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12223.1: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-12223.2: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Neil Findlay)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12223: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12140.1: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12140.4: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Pauline McNeill)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12140: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 65, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12076.2: Scottish National Investment Bank (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 08/05/2018
Result - For: 19, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-12076.3: Scottish National Investment Bank (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 08/05/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-12010.3: Scotland's Digital Connectivity (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 03/05/2018
Result - For: 104, Against: 2 Abstain: 6
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Motion S5M-08828: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03303: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03049: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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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