Angus Robertson

Scottish National Party MSP for Edinburgh Central

@AngusRobertson https://facebook.com/AngusRobertsonSNP

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Profile

Scottish National Party MSP for Edinburgh Central, Former Scottish National Party MP for Moray

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 8 May 2021 — Election

Also represented Moray

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Topics of interest

Angus Robertson campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • International Development
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Trade and Industry
  • EU Committees
  • Military Aircraft
  • Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft
  • Devolution
  • Nuclear Submarines

Other offices held in the past

  • Deputy Leader, Scottish National Party (13 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament ( 9 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament ( 9 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (23 May 2007 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (12 Nov 2001 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Defence) (10 May 2001 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (10 May 2001 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

SNP MPs only attend sittings where the legislation pertains to Scotland.

Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Women’s and Girls’ Rights in Afghanistan 30 May 2024

    I thank members for their passionate words and I especially thank Michelle Thomson for bringing this debate to the chamber. The Scottish Government is committed to promoting democracy, human rights and the rule of law, both at home and abroad, recognising Scotland’s role as a good global citizen. Through dialogue, we seek to promote international human rights standards; debates...
  • Scottish Parliament: General Question Time: Support for Cultural Activities (Cowdenbeath) 30 May 2024

    The Scottish Government supports a range of cultural activities in communities across Scotland. We provide targeted support for culture through our funding of local authorities and public bodies, including Creative Scotland. Our funding for the youth music initiative has supported projects in Cowdenbeath that offer meaningful music-making opportunities to young people, helping to build their...
  • Scottish Parliament: General Question Time: Support for Cultural Activities (Cowdenbeath) 30 May 2024

    The Scottish Government recognises the significant impact that the miners strike continues to have in communities throughout Scotland. That is why we introduced legislation to provide a pardon to miners and other participants in the strike. We continue to call on the United Kingdom Government to undertake a full UK-wide public inquiry into the strike. I appreciate that Ms Ewing...

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