MIchael Russell MSP


Member of the Scottish Parliament for Argyll and  Bute  from May 2011.

Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland's Place in Europe,  the Scottish Government (from August 2016) 

Previously Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning, (2009-14) ,Min Read more...

MIchael Russell MSP


Member of the Scottish Parliament for Argyll and  Bute  from May 2011.

Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland's Place in Europe,  the Scottish Government (from August 2016) 

Previously Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning, (2009-14) ,Minister for Culture, External Affairs and the Constitution (2009), Minister for Environment (2007-09). 

MSP for the South of Scotland Region, 1999 -2003 and 2007- 11.  

SNP Parliamentary Business Manager (1999-2000).  Shadow Minister for  Children, Education & Culture (2000-03) .

Honorary Professor in the College of Arts, The  University of Glasgow from 1st February 2017.   Part time Professor in Scottish Culture & Governance, The University of Glasgow 15th May 2015 to 1st September 2016. 

SNP Chief Executive (1994-99) , Director Eala Bhan Ltd (1991-2009)), Executive Director Network Scotland Ltd (1983-91) , Founder  & First Director, Celtic Media Festival (1980-83), Director Cinema Sgire (1977-81) Creative Producer, Church of Scotland (1974-77).

Educated at the University of Edinburgh (MA 1970-74), & The Marr College , Troon (1964-70).

Former TV Producer, political and cultural writer and commentator.   Author of seven books including one novel 

Married and lives in rural Argyll.

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