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 24 April 2018 [Draft] : 24 April 2018


Michael Russell

Clare Haughey has returned to the nub of the matter, which is that there could be consultation, but there certainly will not be a role for decision making. In other words, we might be asked ...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 April 2018 [Draft] : 24 April 2018


Michael Russell

Mr Simpson is asking a question that was asked about four questions ago. I respectfully suggest that he catches up. It is very strange that the Tories are so conc...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 April 2018 [Draft] : 24 April 2018


Michael Russell

Yes, I will. The single market and customs union issue is vitally important. I am pleased to see that the position of the Labour Party has moved towards keeping t...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 April 2018 [Draft] : 24 April 2018


Michael Russell

It is a combination of the time and the lack of consent that is the issue. A sunset clause is obviously useful to have and we have never opposed it, but we have b...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 April 2018 [Draft] : 24 April 2018


Michael Russell

I just addressed a range of those areas in my statement and I will not go back through them, but in the conclusion to my statement I said that we will bring forwa...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 April 2018 [Draft] : 24 April 2018


Michael Russell

No.



Meeting of the Parliament 24 April 2018 [Draft] : 24 April 2018


Michael Russell

There remains time for the UK Government to do so in the House of Lords at the third reading, which I understand is presently scheduled for the middle of May, alt...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 April 2018 [Draft] : 24 April 2018


Michael Russell

I would want to seek opinion on that question, because I am not in a position to give a legal opinion, and I do not think that I should do so. We will proceed to ...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 April 2018 [Draft] : 24 April 2018


Michael Russell

The topic of trade deals is clearly very much on people’s minds—the much talked about but fortunately so far never-eaten chlorinated chicken comes to mind. In rel...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 April 2018 [Draft] : 24 April 2018


Michael Russell

Jackson Carlaw started well with an appeal to reason, but he did not finish very well. I think that ordinary people will look at this Parliament and say that they...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
SP Bill 18: Social Security (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 25/04/2018
Result - For: 90, Against: 33 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 18: Social Security (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 36
Meeting Date: 25/04/2018
Result - For: 90, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 18: Social Security (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 37
Meeting Date: 25/04/2018
Result - For: 97, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 18: Social Security (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 38
Meeting Date: 25/04/2018
Result - For: 97, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 18: Social Security (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 39
Meeting Date: 25/04/2018
Result - For: 97, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 18: Social Security (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 42
Meeting Date: 25/04/2018
Result - For: 96, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 18: Social Security (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 137
Meeting Date: 25/04/2018
Result - For: 32, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 18: Social Security (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 138
Meeting Date: 25/04/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 97 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 18: Social Security (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 142
Meeting Date: 25/04/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 18: Social Security (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 143
Meeting Date: 25/04/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

Search for other Motions lodged by Michael Russell
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Motion S5M-11136: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10817: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10735: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08352: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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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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