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:

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

Parliamentary Activities

Member of the Conveners' Group

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Finance Committee 29 June 2016 : 29 June 2016


The Convener

Thank you very much, cabinet secretary. It is good of you to have come to the meeting. I thank your officials. I am sure that we will see you again before too lon...



Finance Committee 29 June 2016 : 29 June 2016


The Convener

Excellent. I declare an interest as somebody who is employed by the University of Glasgow in a minor capacity.



Finance Committee 29 June 2016 : 29 June 2016


The Convener

Item 2 is a temporary appointment to the Scottish Fiscal Commission. ...



Finance Committee 29 June 2016 : 29 June 2016


The Convener

I certainly hope that, as our clerks enter into discussion with you, those things will underpin how we take matters forward, and I think that the committee has ex...



Finance Committee 29 June 2016 : 29 June 2016


The Convener

I repeat that a degree of urgency is required.



Finance Committee 29 June 2016 : 29 June 2016


The Convener

Given the circumstances that we are in, a degree of urgency now applies—that is certainly the case on our side, and I hope that it is so on the UK side, too.



Finance Committee 29 June 2016 : 29 June 2016


The Convener

I will raise two points to which I would like a response. First, paragraph 88 of the fiscal framework agreement is required more than ever. It says: <...



Finance Committee 29 June 2016 : 29 June 2016


The Convener

That would be useful to us. Alex Johnstone has a question.



Finance Committee 29 June 2016 : 29 June 2016


The Convener

Next is Ivan McKee, after which we will start to wind up. We are making good time.



Finance Committee 29 June 2016 : 29 June 2016


The Convener

That is a very important point from James Kelly—which was also highlighted in questions from Murdo Fraser and Adam Tomkins—about the level of information that wou...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-00607.1: Gender and the Workplace (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 29/06/2016
Result - For: 30, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-00601: Implications of the EU Referendum for Scotland (Nicola Sturgeon)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 0 Abstain: 31
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S5M-00601.1: Implications of the EU Referendum for Scotland (Ruth Davidson)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2016
Result - For: 34, Against: 68 Abstain: 21
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S5M-00467.4: The Best Start in Life for Scotland's Children (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 16/06/2016
Result - For: 33, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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S5M-00467.3: The Best Start in Life for Scotland's Children (Daniel Johnson)
Meeting Date: 16/06/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 59 Abstain: 29
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S5M-00467: The Best Start in Life for Scotland's Children (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 16/06/2016
Result - For: 88, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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S5M-00431.1: The Contributions of Colleges and Universities to Scotland’s Success (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 15/06/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-00431: The Contributions of Colleges and Universities to Scotland’s Success (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 15/06/2016
Result - For: 95, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-00431.2: The Contributions of Colleges and Universities to Scotland’s Success (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 15/06/2016
Result - For: 33, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-00448: The Economy (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 15/06/2016
Result - For: 66, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-01134.1: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/08/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01109: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00947: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/08/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00936: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/08/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00895: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/08/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00716: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/07/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00133: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/05/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00007: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/05/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15834: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15614: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-02079: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02076: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02077: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01335: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01299: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01300: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01298: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01291: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01289: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01290: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/07/2016 Show Full Question >>