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

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2017 [Draft] : 07 February 2017


Michael Russell

No—I am sorry. I am in my last minute. What are we going to do about t...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2017 [Draft] : 07 February 2017


Michael Russell

Apparently, we should just join in, no matter what happens in the JMC. I go to the JMC—I will be there tomorrow—and I see what is happening.



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2017 [Draft] : 07 February 2017


Michael Russell

There we see the anguish of the damned. The Scottish Tories cannot go anywhere else, because nobody will elect them to the Westminster Parliament—so we have to pu...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2017 [Draft] : 07 February 2017


Michael Russell

No, thank you. I know why the Scottish Tor...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2017 [Draft] : 07 February 2017


Michael Russell

I have had many occasions during this debate to reflect on what a strange collection of people the Scottish Tories are. Their party was entirely saved by the proc...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2017 [Draft] : 07 February 2017


Michael Russell

Bearing that in mind, how does Jackson Carlaw explain that only one Tory MP—Ken Clarke—voted against article 50? Does that show a proportionate view in the Tory p...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2017 [Draft] : 07 February 2017


Michael Russell

Will the member give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2017 [Draft] : 07 February 2017


Michael Russell

Will Mr Rennie give a commitment that if such a referendum, were it ever to be held, resulted in the people of Scotland voting against leaving and the people of E...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2017 [Draft] : 07 February 2017


Michael Russell

For the avoidance of doubt, I will repeat what I said in my speech. We continue to negotiate constructively and positively—or to attempt to do so—on the basis of ...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2017 [Draft] : 07 February 2017


Michael Russell

Will the member give way?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-04168.2: Budget (Scotland) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 23/02/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-04168: Budget (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 23/02/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-03925: Digital Economy Bill – UK Legislation (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2017
Result - For: 112, Against: 5 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-03912: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 21/02/2017
Result - For: 61, Against: 55 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-03898.2: Scotland’s Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-26 (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 09/02/2017
Result - For: 95, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-03898.1: Scotland’s Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-26 (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 09/02/2017
Result - For: 49, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-03898.3: Scotland’s Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-26 (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 09/02/2017
Result - For: 17, Against: 32 Abstain: 59
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AbstainDefeated
S5M-03873.1: The Future of the Jobcentre Plus Network in Scotland (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 08/02/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-03873: The Future of the Jobcentre Plus Network in Scotland (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 08/02/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-03858.3: Article 50 (John Lamont)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 92 Abstain: 1
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AgainstDefeated

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Motion S5M-03858: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03427: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01412: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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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 >>

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