Michael Russell MSP

As Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution, Europe and External Affairs, Michael role is concerned with the UK’s exit from the European Unio, international relations, government and parliamentary business and constitutional relations and intra-governmental affairs

Mr Russell was previously Minister for Environment from 2007 until 2009 and then served as Minister for Culture, External Affairs and the Constitution before moving to the role of Cabinet Secretary for Education which he held until 2014. He was appointed Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s Place in Europe in September 2016.

He is the Constituency Member of the Scottish Parliament for Argyll & Bute.

Michael Russell MSP
Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution, Europe and External Affairs
  • Organisation
    The Scottish Government