All 6 results for jeremy corbyn speaker:Michael Russell

Scottish Parliament: Response to the Outcome of the Meaningful Vote in Westminster (16 Jan 2019)

Michael Russell: ...time has to be used to a productive end, not just to try once again to save the PM’s face. Every member of the SNP group in Westminster has signed the motion of no confidence that was tabled by Jeremy Corbyn and is being debated at Westminster today. We will support it, and we are ready for—indeed, we would relish—a general election fought on the issue of Brexit and Scotland’s...

Scottish Parliament: Response to the Outcome of the Meaningful Vote in Westminster (16 Jan 2019)

Michael Russell: ...issue of Politico Europe to get through it. At the very heart of the commentary was the fact that the Prime Minister had not, at the earliest stages of the process, sat down with Nicola Sturgeon, Jeremy Corbyn and Mark Drakeford or his predecessor and asked how we could bring together our concerns in order to make progress on the matter. That never happened. In the JMC, there has been...

Scottish Parliament: Proposed European Union Withdrawal Agreement (15 Nov 2018)

Michael Russell: ...to move forward, but to no avail. What is to be done? First, we should take some heart from a major development this week, when the leaders of all the Opposition parties at Westminster, including Jeremy Corbyn and Vince Cable, took action to ensure that there will be the opportunity for other proposals to be put when the so-called “meaningful vote” is held. Many alternatives might be...

Scottish Parliament: Proposed European Union Withdrawal Agreement (15 Nov 2018)

Michael Russell: ...Findlay indicated, I will not get my hopes up that that will happen. As far as I am concerned, we will take forward the process as the parties in the House of Commons are doing. As I pointed out, Jeremy Corbyn and Vince Cable have signed, with Ian Blackford, Plaid Cymru and the Greens, a letter about what they hope would take place in the meaningful vote. I continue to work closely with my...

Scottish Parliament: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Update (27 Feb 2018)

Michael Russell: ...Ireland and the Irish border is not only vitally important but will loom very large in considerations this week. As ever, Brexit is a fast-moving issue. This week, we heard from David Lidington and Jeremy Corbyn on Monday. While one speech was deeply unacceptable, the other one indicated a move in the right direction, as I have said publicly. A variety of things are happening today,...

Scottish Parliament: European Union (Regulatory Alignment) (5 Dec 2017)

Michael Russell: ...Labour Party were to adopt that approach—to carry that standard in the campaign—it would move things on very considerably indeed. The First Minister made that point this morning, in a tweet to Jeremy Corbyn, and I repeat it to Richard Leonard.


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