Michael Russell MSP

  • MSP for Argyll & Bute


Michael Russell is the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning.

He was SNP Chief Executive from 1994 to 1999 and has held a variety of offices within the party which he joined in 1974 aged 20.

Educated at Marr College, Troon and Edinburgh University he has lived and worked in the Western Isles, Lanarkshire and the Highlands.

An author, commentator and broadcaster he is married with one son.


Parliamentary Office

The Scottish Parliament Edinburgh EH99 1SP

Phone number: 0131 348 6326
Fax number: 0131 348 6689

Constituency Office


81 Argyll Street, Dunoon, PA23 7DH


Phone number: 01369 702011