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Michael Russell

Scottish MSP & Minister for UK Negotiations

Michael Russell is the Constituency member of the Scottish Parliament for Argyll & Bute and Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s Place in Europe, a post to which he was appointed by the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon in August 2016.   Elected for Argyll and Bute in May 2011 and re-seated in 2016, he was previously a Regional Member of the Scottish Parliament representing the South of Scotland, serving from 1999-2003 and from 2007-2011.