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 20 September 2018 : 20 September 2018


Dr Allan

I thank the First Minister for that answer. On that specific issue, the report shows that Scotland does better in working to address child poverty than the rest o...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2018 : 20 September 2018


5. Dr Alasdair Allan (Na h-Eileanan an Iar) (SNP)

To ask the First Minister how the Scottish Government will use the Social Metrics Commission’s new framework for tackling poverty. (S5F-02618)



Local Government and Communities Committee 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Dr Alasdair Allan (Na h-Eileanan an Iar) (SNP)

As I mentioned last week, I have been working with Community Land Scotland on amendments that would promote the needs of parts of Scotland that have become depopu...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Dr Allan

Tha mi cinnteach gum bi mi a’ togail cheistean mu mhaoineachadh BBC Alba no mu mhaoineachadh sheirbheisean eile ann an Alba air fad. Tha e cudromach gu bheil sinn a’ cleachdadh na Gàidhlig c...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Dr Alasdair Allan (Na h-Eileanan an Iar) (SNP)

Taing mhòr gu Maighstear Camshron airson an deasbad seo a stèidheachadh agus cothrom a thoirt seachad dhan Phàrlamaid 10 bhliadhna de BhBC Alba a chomharrachadh.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Dr Alasdair Allan (Na h-Eileanan an Iar) (SNP)

The member quite rightly said that parents deserve information. How does she square the need to give parents information about how their children are doing with her preferred option of stopp...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 September 2018 : 18 September 2018


Dr Alasdair Allan (Na h-Eileanan an Iar) (SNP)

I thank the committee for bringing such a comprehensive and helpful report to Parliament and for facilitating the debate. Members will be aware that the declines in the numbers of ATMs and b...



Social Security Committee 13 September 2018 [Draft] : 13 September 2018


Dr Allan

I will pick up on the point that you just made about people who do not use food banks. Food banks do valuable work, but we should not regard them as part of the b...



Social Security Committee 13 September 2018 [Draft] : 13 September 2018


Dr Allan

You mentioned that large groups of people appear to be trapped in relatively low-wage work for long periods of time, and you have just described the incentive, in...



Social Security Committee 13 September 2018 [Draft] : 13 September 2018


Dr Allan

I am interested in what the Resolution Foundation said about the whole issue of incentives for work. One of the original claims that was made for changes to the b...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-13995.1: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-13995: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
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ForCarried
S5M-13945.1: Primary 1 Tests (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-13945: Primary 1 Tests (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-13876.1: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-13876.2: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 2
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ForCarried
S5M-13876: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 58
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AbstainCarried
S5M-13813.2: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-13813: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12943: Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee's 5th Report, 2018 (Session 5) (Clare Haughey)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2018
Result - For: 101, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-14052: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13554: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13278: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13238: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13175: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13131: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13130: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13049: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13043: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08828: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-18863: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02618: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18166: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18165: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17560: Alasdair Allan, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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