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

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Meeting of the Parliament 07 November 2019 [Draft] : 07 November 2019


Michael Russell

No. I am sorry, but I am not taking interventions, as I have a lot to get through. There has been a long debate, and Mr Johnson has not been here for it.

Meeting of the Parliament 07 November 2019 [Draft] : 07 November 2019


Michael Russell

No, I am not taking an intervention from Mr Findlay. I have heard quite enough of him this afternoon. Unlike my view of the Tori...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 November 2019 [Draft] : 07 November 2019


Michael Russell

No, I will not; I have a lot to get through and I took an intervention from Mr Rumbles earlier. A lot of good that did me, so I am not bothering again....



Meeting of the Parliament 07 November 2019 [Draft] : 07 November 2019


Michael Russell

What an unusual debate this has been! Let us stand back for a moment and consider what has been taking place this afternoon. Parliament has been debating a Finance and Constitution Committee...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 November 2019 [Draft] : 07 November 2019


Michael Russell

I do not think that Alex Rowley understands the central point. In order to escape from Brexit, Scotland has to able to choose its own constitutional future. That ...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 November 2019 [Draft] : 07 November 2019


Michael Russell

I respect Donald Cameron’s point of view, but I disagree with it. If what he says is true, how much truer would it be for an entire election campaign to be predic...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 November 2019 [Draft] : 07 November 2019


Michael Russell

As Mr Rumbles will be aware, I made an opening speech—in which he intervened—in which I made it clear that I have proposals for that area and that I accept the co...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 November 2019 [Draft] : 07 November 2019


Michael Russell

Will the member give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 07 November 2019 [Draft] : 07 November 2019


Michael Russell

I do not know anybody who has suggested leaving the single market of the United Kingdom. Alex Rowley referred to Nicola Sturgeon’s remarks. They were about making...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 November 2019 [Draft] : 07 November 2019


Michael Russell

To be entirely fair, I draw Alex Rowley’s attention to the reported remarks—not nods and winks—of Herman Van Rompuy, the former President of the European Commission. He made it clear that al...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-19743: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19539: Referendums (Scotland) Bill: Financial Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19715.3: The Resilience of Scotland's Ferry Network (Paul Wheelhouse)
Meeting Date: 06/11/2019
Result - For: 64, Against: 46 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19715.2: The Resilience of Scotland's Ferry Network (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 06/11/2019
Result - For: 19, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19715: The Resilience of Scotland's Ferry Network (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 06/11/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 46 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19717.1: Curriculum for Excellence (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 06/11/2019
Result - For: 51, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
SPCB Election
Meeting Date: 05/11/2019
Result - For: 90, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-19577.2: Improving Disability Assistance in Scotland (Mark Griffin)
Meeting Date: 29/10/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19335: Transport (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 10/10/2019
Result - For: 56, Against: 29 Abstain: 18
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-19336: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 10/10/2019
Result - For: 97, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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Not VotedCarried

Search for other Motions lodged by Michael Russell
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Motion S5M-19743: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18778: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18695: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15032: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12223: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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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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