Tag: Michael Russell MSP

SNP MSP for the South of Scotland Michael Russell strongly criticised the decision by MSPs on Holyrood’s Health Committee to vote against minimum pricing of alcohol.  The proposal for minimum pricing, which is backed by the BMA, the police, all …

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SNP MSP for Glasgow, Bob Doris, who has been supporting a campaign by the  British Universities Finance Directors’ Group to have VAT reduced on e-resources, has won the support of Mike Russell MSP, the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Life …

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Russell praises strong academic partnership as plans are laid out for the next decade Saving the Crichton Campus in Dumfries has created an institution which will contribute more than £300 million to the South of Scotland economy. The growing success …

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South of Scotland MSP Mike Russell today (Monday) welcomed an £11.8 million  boost to growing and improving rural businesses in Dumfries and Galloway through the Scottish Government’s Rural Priorities funding scheme. Self catering accommodation near Lockerbie and improved housing for …

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Michael Russell MSP today met with officers and members of the Dumfries and Galloway Multicultural Association to celebrate their new premises in the Holywood Building, Old Assembly Close.  The DGMA recently relocated from premises on Irish Street which he had opened …

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Education Secretary highlights vital work being carried out locally to tackle recession Scotland’s rural colleges have ‘led the way’ in reacting to the global economic downturn and will spearhead the recovery in their local communities, Cabinet Secretary for Education and …

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