Michael Russell

Scottish National Party MSP for Argyll and Bute

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Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Glasgow City Council (Funding for No-deal Brexit) 21 May 2019

    I am aware that Glasgow City Council and other local authorities have expressed concerns about the possible costs of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. The Convention of Scottish Local Authorities has written to the Scottish Government, seeking £1.6 million additional funding for councils to help to meet Brexit-related costs. We will respond in due course, after the European...
  • Scottish Parliament: Glasgow City Council (Funding for No-deal Brexit) 21 May 2019

    I entirely agree that the issue of funding for no-deal preparations is a live one, which is why I indicated to Mr Kelly in my first answer that COSLA has made a proposal to which we will respond. I also agree with him that the prospect of a no-deal Brexit continues to grow—it is quite obvious that there are individuals in the UK Cabinet who wish that to happen and, as Mr Kelly has...
  • Scottish Parliament: Glasgow City Council (No-deal Brexit Resilience Planning) 21 May 2019

    The Scottish Government believes that the best future for Scotland is the one that 62 per cent of Scottish voters chose, which is to remain in the European Union. However, as a responsible Government, we are preparing for all EU exit possibilities. As part of that process, we continue to work closely with our partners in local government, including the Convention of Scottish Local...

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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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