Michael Russell

MSP, Argyll and Bute

Argyll and Bute Scottish National Party

Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: European Union Exit Preparations 11 Sep 2018

    O n 11 September 1997, 21 years ago to the very day, the people of Scotland voted in a referendum to re-establish the Scottish Parliament. That referendum was a recognition of “the sovereign right of the Scottish people to determine the form of Government best suited to their needs”, to quote the claim of right, but instead of celebrating on the 21st birthday of devolution, we are...
  • Scottish Parliament: European Union Exit Preparations 11 Sep 2018

    I echo the words of Brian Taylor who, on the radio this morning, commended the Tories for their brass neck—we have just heard more of that brass neck. In a party that is literally tearing itself apart over Brexit, all that Adam Tomkins can do is to try to create a smokescreen to avoid the chaos that lies ahead. I will quote somebody who said in this Parliament on 28 June: “To my...
  • Scottish Parliament: European Union Exit Preparations 11 Sep 2018

    Mr Findlay has available to him all the detail in the UK documents as they have been published. We scarcely get much more detail than that, except the odd chance to fact check or legally check those documents. They are the core documents in this matter. I have indicated to Mr Findlay that we will publish additional material as we think it necessary. I have also indicated to him that we will...

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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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