MIchael Russell MSP


Member of the Scottish Parliament for Argyll and  Bute 

Convenor of the Scottish Parliament's Finance Committee

Professor in Scottish Culture and Governance, The University of Glasgow 

Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning, The Scottish Govern Read more...

MIchael Russell MSP


Member of the Scottish Parliament for Argyll and  Bute 

Convenor of the Scottish Parliament's Finance Committee

Professor in Scottish Culture and Governance, The University of Glasgow 

Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning, The Scottish Government (2009-14) .   Previously  Minister for Environment  (2007-9) and Minister for Culture, External Affairs and the Constitution (2009).  

MSP for the South of Scotland Region 1999 -2003 and 2007- 2011

Political and cultural commentator, author of seven books including one novel , former TV producer.   Married and lives in rural Argyll.