Gordon Jackson

Former Labour MSP for Glasgow Govan

Profile

Former Labour MSP for Glasgow Govan

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on 2 April 2007 — Election

Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: The Future of Scotland 29 Mar 2007

    "The Future of Scotland" might sound a somewhat melodramatic title for a debate. After all, Governments come and go. For most people, when Governments change, life just goes on until the next change. That is normal democratic politics. The truth is that this election is a little—no, not a little—a lot different. That is true for me even at a local level. Forgive me for being parochial,...
  • Scottish Parliament: The Future of Scotland 29 Mar 2007

    That is simply not true. The truth of the matter is that no European Government gives its defence orders outside its own borders.
  • Scottish Parliament: The Future of Scotland 29 Mar 2007

    No, I am sorry, but I have to move on. The prosperity of which I spoke is the key issue, not just for Govan but for the whole of Scotland. The question is, do we or do we not want to separate ourselves from our neighbours in the United Kingdom? [Interruption.] Is John Swinney going to speak standing up or continue to speak sitting down? People say to me that they are toying with the idea of...

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