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Michael Russell

Scottish National Party MSP for Argyll and Bute


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Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Coronavirus Bill 24 Mar 2020

    Less than a week ago, I updated members in the chamber on the introduction by the United Kingdom Government of the Coronavirus Bill and set out the measures contained in the bill and how it will assist and support our responses to the current pandemic. On Friday, the Scottish Government lodged a legislative consent motion in respect of the bill with the Parliament, and, this afternoon,...
  • Scottish Parliament: Coronavirus Bill 24 Mar 2020

    Thank you, Presiding Officer. I also thank members for the very constructive nature of the debate. I will try to get through a number of the points that have been raised, if members will bear with me. I thank Bruce Crawford and the Finance and Constitution Committee for taking evidence this morning. I am sure that all of us, as members, were faced this weekend with a tidal wave of concern...
  • Scottish Parliament: Coronavirus Bill 24 Mar 2020

    No. I am sorry, but I do not have time. I have to get through this. I am in favour of a two-month reporting period, and I commit myself to that and will put it in the bill. I have already said to officials—who have been working incredibly hard on the bill, as has Jenny Gilruth—that we must ensure that we have a reporting schedule such that people understand what we are reporting, why we...

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Scottish National Party MSP for Argyll and Bute

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Also represented South of Scotland

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