SNPs TRUST IN YOUNG VOTERS PAYS OFF Only a day after claiming that Labour represented the Facebook Generation and that they rejected the SNP, a series of schools elections in Aberdeenshire have humiliated him with the SNP winning 4 out …

EPIC FAIL FOR MURPHY AS REAL VOTES SHOW FACEBOOK GENERATION OPT FOR SNP Read More »

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Michael Russell, MSP South of Scotland has today condemned Chancellor Alistair Darling decision to continue with the 3p tax hike in fuel duty. In the budget today he announced a 1% increase from April 1st, another 1% in October and …

MSP MICHAEL RUSSELL HITS OUT AT LABOUR FUEL DUTY HIKE Read More »

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Answers Demanded from Downing Street The Prime Minister Gordon Brown is under growing pressure to fully disclose his knowledge about Stephen Purcell, Glasgow Council decisions and Labour donors. At Prime Minister’s Questions today (Wednesday) he was unable to confirm to …

PRIME MINISTER PUSHED ON GLASGOW LABOUR CRISIS Read More »

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SNP MSP for the South of Scotland, Michael Russell, has  written to the Regional Director of ITV Tyne-Tees & Border, Graeme Thompson, following the revelation that ITV had not made arrangements to broadcast the Scottish Leaders’ election debate in the …

Leaders’ Debates – what about Border asks MSP Read More »

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Michael’s blog:   http://mrussellfinlandsweden.wordpress.com/

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13th March 2010: SNP MSP for the South of Scotland, Michael Russell,  highlighted recent changes to the Scottish Government’s Small Business Bonus scheme and urged businesses to check whether or not they may now be eligible. The changes, which will …

Small Business Bonus – check to see if you can benefit urges Michael Russell MSP Read More »

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The leaders of the Scottish National Party and Plaid Cymru, Alex Salmond  MP MSP and Ieuan Wyn Jones AM have taken the unusual step of writing to the heads of the international press bureaux to highlight how the impartiality of the British …

LEADERS OF SNP AND PLAID CYMRU ON ELECTION DEBATES Read More »

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The people of Scotland want more than just a politician they want local and national champions. Unveiling key themes in the SNP General Election campaign at an event in Edinburgh East – one of the SNP’s key constituencies – SNP Leader and Scotland’s …

Scotland Needs Champions – SNP Launch Election Campaign Read More »

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SCOTLAND BUDGET AT RISK Russell highlights ‘triple whammy’ of recession, cuts and PPP payments Scotland must unite against Westminster cuts, Education Secretary Michael Russell said ahead of an EIS-organised march in Glasgow Saturday 6th March. Highlighting the need to have budget …

SCOTLAND MUST UNITE AGAINST WESTMINSTER CUTS Read More »

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March 4, 2010 #2.5 million share of #273 million pot for Scots dairy farmers Details of how Scotland’s share of the EU Dairy Fund will be allocated  have been announced. The Fund was agreed in November last year by EU …

TIMELY BOOST FOR SCOTLAND’S DAIRY SECTOR Read More »

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