Alasdair Morrison

Former Labour MSP for Western Isles

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Former Labour MSP for Western Isles

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on 2 April 2007 — Election

Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive — Enterprise, Lifelong Learning and Transport: Alginate Industry (Western Isles) 22 Mar 2007

    I thank the minister for his answer and his observation. Will he join me in congratulating two enterprising young men, Martin MacLeod and Malcolm MacRae, who have successfully resuscitated an age-old industry in the Western Isles, employing cutters, lorry drivers and factory operatives—a total of 28 workers? Does the minister agree that that is exactly the type of business that the...
  • Scottish Parliament: Scotland in the United Kingdom 22 Mar 2007

    It is worth reflecting that only 10 short years ago, Michael Forsyth was Scotland's premier politician. If anyone cares to examine what it means for rural or island Scotland to have a Labour Government at Westminster and two unionist parties leading this Administration in Edinburgh, they need only examine the transformation in the fortunes of those of us who live and work in the Western...
  • Scottish Parliament: Scotland in the United Kingdom 22 Mar 2007

    Such are the ups and downs of politics. I am painting a picture of the reality of 10 years of a Labour Government at Westminster and eight years of unionist parties leading the Administration here at Holyrood. That has transformed life and work for many islanders in the Western Isles and people throughout rural Scotland. The level of investment and change that we have realised has helped to...

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