Michael Russell

Former Scottish National Party MSP for Argyll and Bute

@Feorlean https://facebook.com/Feorlean

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Former Scottish National Party MSP for Argyll and Bute

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on 5 May 2021 — Dissolved for election

Also represented South of Scotland

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Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Independence Referendum (Publication of Draft Bill) 17 Mar 2021

    I thank Mr Balfour for his kind words. The Scottish Government will publish the draft independence referendum bill as announced in the programme for government before the pre-election recess begins.
  • Scottish Parliament: Independence Referendum (Publication of Draft Bill) 17 Mar 2021

    My urgent priority—as it should be for all of us in the chamber—is to ensure that Scotland recovers from the pandemic. That has to be done according to what the Scottish people choose rather than what Boris Johnson chooses—that is the big difference. If we look at what will take place, I would rather move forward from the pandemic and rebuild Scotland in a way that is commensurate with...
  • Scottish Parliament: Independence Referendum (Publication of Draft Bill) 17 Mar 2021

    I welcome Mr Smyth to his new role as his party’s spokesperson on the constitution. However, this is “Hail and farewell”, as far as I can see, because I do not think that I will have an opportunity to take questions from him again. Unfortunately, I start by disagreeing with Mr Smyth. He will have heard what I said in response to Mr Balfour. The urgent necessity is for Scotland to build...

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