Alister Jack

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Alister Jack replied : “The Prime Minister’s diary is not my concern and he certainly won’t be resigning” External link

standard Wednesday, April 28, 2021 7:34:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack replied : "I think just once, on something as important as life saving vaccines, it would be nice to see the First Minister congratulate the Prime Minister and the United Kingdom Government on our highly successful UK-wide vaccine procurement programme" External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, April 28, 2021 4:31:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack replied : "I absolutely agree that independence would have a whole series of possible negative consequences for the people of Scotland, not just on their pension benefits, but around currency or on borders issues, on services, the list is endless. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, April 28, 2021 4:31:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. “Since her accession in 1952, the Duke has given the Queen his unstinting support and dedication. Their marriage was a true, and enduring partnership. “Prince Philip’s life was one of tireless public service. That was never more evident than during his countless visits to Scotland , where the Duke’s warmth and humour endeared him to Scots from all walks of life. “His Royal Highness had a long and fond relationship with Scotland and, through his fantastic Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme, has played a key role in building the confidence, ambition and aspiration of thousands of young Scots. “As we reflect on the Duke’s life, we give thanks for his remarkable lifetime of dignity and devoted service, and extend our deepest condolences to the Royal Family. “He was an amazing man, a great character. I fear we will never see his like again”. The SNP's Westminster leader Ian Blackford said he was " External link

heraldscotland Friday, April 9, 2021 3:45:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Our concerns with these bills are not based on policy. They have nothing whatsoever to do with the substance of the bills,” “It is for the Scottish government to set policies in devolved areas, but the Scottish parliament does not have the power to constrain the UK parliament in the way that it legislates for Scotland. Nor can it place legal obligations on UK government ministers acting in reserved areas” External link

guardian Friday, March 26, 2021 3:38:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Publishing a draft referendum bill is simply irresponsible. It is a distraction – we need to focus on continuing to tackle the pandemic and rebuilding our economy” External link

thenews-pk Wednesday, March 24, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said : “We know that there’s plenty of commitment there and plenty of jobs there linked to it” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, March 23, 2021 7:45:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “We know that there’s plenty of commitment there and plenty of jobs there linked to it” External link

newsandstar Tuesday, March 23, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : "Publishing a draft referendum bill is simply irresponsible. It is a distraction - we need to focus on continuing to tackle the pandemic and rebuilding our economy. “The UK Government is supporting people across the UK throughout the pandemic, including supporting jobs with our furlough scheme and rolling out vaccines for people in all parts of the United Kingdom" External link

heraldscotland Monday, March 22, 2021 7:12:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “It is chilling that with the monumental task of recuperating from a pandemic still ahead, supposedly serious politicians can spend even a moment contemplating the reckless folly of another referendum” External link

chesterfirst Sunday, March 14, 2021 6:41:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will see at least 800 million for high street regeneration, local transport, cultural and heritage projects things that will make a genuine difference to the quality of life in communities across the land, and create good jobs too” External link

chesterfirst Sunday, March 14, 2021 6:41:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “It is chilling that with the monumental task of recuperating from a pandemic still ahead, supposedly serious politicians can spend even a moment contemplating the reckless folly of another referendum” External link

msn-uk Sunday, March 14, 2021 6:38:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will see at least £800 million for high street regeneration, local transport, cultural and heritage projects – things that will make a genuine difference to the quality of life in communities across the land, and create good jobs too” External link

msn-uk Sunday, March 14, 2021 6:38:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : "The UK Government's 'fiscal firepower' will continue to protect jobs and livelihoods right across the United Kingdom as we get through the pandemic. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:30:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about Cabinet Committee ) : “The Union Unit...has been replaced by a Cabinet committee chaired by the PM and members include the territorial Secretaries of State and the Chancellor of the Exchequer” External link

heraldscotland Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:37:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "They [The SNP] have to stick to the competencies that are devolved to them. " External link

msn-uk Thursday, February 18, 2021 2:02:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack added : “With that in mind, we stand ready to offer any support or assistance we can give you to accelerate your rollout programme” External link

ft Thursday, February 4, 2021 5:27:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about British ) : "The British Armed Forces are carrying out vital work to support the rollout of vaccines across Scotland. Now more than 200 military personnel are helping to get needles into arms" External link

msn-uk Wednesday, February 3, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack added : “With that in mind, we stand ready to offer any support or assistance we can give you to accelerate your rollout programme” External link

thesun Wednesday, February 3, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack added ( about Matt Hancock ) : “Matt Hancock, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, has underlined our open offer of mutual aid between health services around the UK,” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, February 2, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “I do. I have said this to the BBC and questioned, as we get closer to an election, if it is the right thing to do. I don’t dispute the public need to be informed but there are medical officers who could do that quite adequately” External link

heraldscotland Saturday, January 30, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack replied ( about Liz Truss ) : “I am very hopeful that this matter can be resolved, yesI can tell you this Liz Truss is giving it all her energies. She is very keen to get it over the finishing line” External link

heraldscotland Saturday, January 30, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack declared : “I don’t think we are losing the argument on the Union because people are thinking Covid and they haven’t really focused very hard[on the constitution],” “If you look at those opinion polls and remove the don’t-knows the independence movement is sitting at 45%, which is where it was in 2014” External link

heraldscotland Thursday, January 28, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said : "The Prime Minister is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and wherever he needs to go in his vital work against this pandemic, he will go" External link

themirror Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "The Prime Minister is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and wherever he needs to go in his vital work against this pandemic, he will go" External link

thesun Wednesday, January 27, 2021 8:20:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “The Prime Minister is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and wherever he needs to go in his vital work against this pandemic, he will go” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, January 27, 2021 6:31:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack replied : "That's ridiculous - the prime minister is the prime minister of the United Kingdom, and wherever he needs to go in his vital work against this pandemic, he will go" External link

bbc Wednesday, January 27, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “The Prime Minister is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and wherever he needs to go in his vital work against this pandemic, he will go” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, January 27, 2021 6:00:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack declared : “He has good reason to visit; he is Prime Minister of the UK. All the people on the trip with him will be lateral-flow tested before they leave and all Covid rules will be adhered to. The Secretary of State said he believed his political opponents were engaging in "ridiculous" party games. "We know there is a geographical border but it is not a physical border. We are one United Kingdom and he is Prime Minister of that United Kingdom,” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, January 26, 2021 7:58:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack declared : “He has good reason to visit; he is Prime Minister of the UK. All the people on the trip with him will be lateral-flow tested before they leave and all Covid rules will be adhered to. The Secretary of State said he believed his political opponents were engaging in "ridiculous" party games. "We know there is a geographical border but it is not a physical border. We are one United Kingdom and he is Prime Minister of that United Kingdom,” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, January 26, 2021 7:58:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about Scotch Whisky ) : “This initiative will work towards a sustainable future for Scotch Whisky and tackling climate change the biggest challenge of our time. The spirits industry is a key Scottish sector and this strategy is an excellent example of industry playing a part in the green industrial revolution” External link

heraldscotland Monday, January 25, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack added : “As we continue to see throughout this pandemic, the strength of the Union and support offered by the UK Treasury has never been more important” External link

heraldscotland Monday, January 18, 2021 2:57:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : "Vaccines are the light at the end of the tunnel. "The UK government has procured and paid for millions of vaccine doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine for people in all parts of the UK. "The Scottish government and NHS Scotland now need to get that supply of jabs into as many people's arms as soon as possible" External link

bbc Sunday, January 10, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack added : "This is another important moment in our fight against the virus - every vaccination takes us a step closer to getting back to our normal lives as soon as possible. "As with the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, the UK is the first country in the world to approve and roll out the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, with the UK Government ordering and paying for millions of doses for people in all parts of the UK" External link

bbc Monday, January 4, 2021 9:24:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : "The deal the UK Government has secured with the EU is great news for Scotland. " External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, December 30, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : "The deal the UK Government has secured with the EU is great news for Scotland. " External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, December 30, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said : "We have secured a historic free trade deal with the EU that delivers for Scotland and the whole of the UK. " External link

thesun Wednesday, December 30, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said : “The people of Scotland will expect their MPs to do the right thing on Wednesday and vote for the deal,” “They will not easily forgive those who reject this Free Trade Agreement or throw their weight behind a no deal Brexit” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, December 27, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack added ( about The UK ) : "The UK Government has invested 470m in RAF Lossiemouth over the past two years, including a new 100m strategic facility, housing the UK’s new fleet of nine submarine-hunting Poseidon P-8A maritime patrol aircraft, which has been built by Elgin-based Robertson. " External link

heraldscotland Friday, December 18, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : “The UK government’s spending review delivers for all parts of the UK at this challenging time. Never before has the strength of the union, and the role of the UK Treasury, been more important,” External link

guardian Wednesday, November 25, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack insisted : “Scotland has a huge amount to gain in the new post-Brexit world” External link

thesun Saturday, November 21, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack insisted : “Scotland has a huge amount to gain in the new post-Brexit world” External link

thecourier Saturday, November 21, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack replied : “A generation, by any calculation, is 25 years and frankly, you just have to accept that and focus on what matters, which is recovering from this pandemic and us all pulling together” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, November 11, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack responded : “Now, of course the Edinburgh Agreement, signed by a Tory prime minister (David Cameron), provided the legal framework for the 2014 referendum. So I’m wondering, can (Mr Jack) quote where it says in that agreement that there cannot be another referendum?” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, November 11, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack responded : “On that basis, does he think the best recipe for a happy marriage is to lock up the wife, take away her chequebook and just keep refusing a divorce?” External link

thecourier Wednesday, November 11, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack responded : “On that basis, does he think the best recipe for a happy marriage is to lock up the wife, take away her chequebook and just keep refusing a divorce?” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, November 11, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack replied : “Is it 25 years or is it 40 years? You tell me. But it’s certainly not six years, nor 10” External link

guardian Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack replied : “Is it 25 years or is it 40 years? You tell me. But it’s certainly not six years, nor 10” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack insisted : “I don’t think we should keep having referendums until they get their own way, it should respect the outcome of the one we had” External link

pressandjournal Monday, November 9, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack added : “I don’t think we should keep having referendums until they get their own way, it should respect the outcome of the one we had” External link

thesun Sunday, November 8, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack added : “I don’t think we should keep having referendums until they get their own way, it should respect the outcome of the one we had” External link

thesun Sunday, November 8, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack added : “I don’t think we should keep having referendums until they get their own way, it should respect the outcome of the one we had” External link

thesun Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Is it 25 years or is it 40 years, you tell me, but it’s certainly not six years, nor 10” External link

pressandjournal Friday, November 6, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Is it 25 years or is it 40 years you tell me, but it’s certainly not six years, nor ten” External link

eveningexpress Friday, November 6, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "We don't need a divisive referendum. " External link

heraldscotland Friday, November 6, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “His position is that we need to keep pressing the case for the Union and the strength of the Union in Scotland. Not just with all the financial support. We realise you have to win hearts as well as minds. That’s very much the position” External link

thecourier Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “As we come out of the EU, I do acknowledge that part of the problem we have is a lot of people in Scotland are upset that we are leaving the EU. But we need play the long game, show the benefits of the city deals, show the benefits of rebuilding our coastal communities on the back of taking control of our fishing waters” External link

thecourier Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : "The UK Government has been clear we will continue to support jobs and businesses in Scotland through the difficult months ahead. " External link

sundaymail Friday, October 23, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : “The unprecedented package of measures we have put in place to support all parts of the country during the pandemic shows the clear benefits for Scotland being part of a strong United Kingdom” External link

eveningexpress Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack responded : "It is unfair. It is harmful to both industry and consumers. However, in the trade talks that have opened up with the US, we have now got agreement to have a bilateral discussionin other words, not using the EU negotiators anymorewith the US. The good news I can tell him is that we have moved to a new phase. The Secretary of State for International Trade this week is starting discussions to try to resolve this problem" External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “I would just encourage, to protect the Scottish economy, the Scottish Government to make those restrictions that are coming forward as local as possible” External link

thecourier Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : “The UK Gov­ernment’s Kickstart scheme will give young people in Scotland the support they need at this diffi­cult time. The £2 billion Kickstart scheme will create thousands of high quality jobs for young people with the UK Government directly subsiding wages for six months. Young people will also get addi­tional support through the Jobcen­tre network. I urge employers in Scotland to sign up to this” External link

eveningexpress Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : “The UK Gov­ernment’s Kickstart scheme will give young people in Scotland the support they need at this diffi­cult time. The £2 billion Kickstart scheme will create thousands of high quality jobs for young people with the UK Government directly subsiding wages for six months. Young people will also get addi­tional support through the Jobcen­tre network. I urge employers in Scotland to sign up to this” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "As the Prime Minister said last night, the struggle against Covid-19 is the single biggest crisis the world has faced in our lifetimes. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “If you’re an elderly person and you’re not able to have visits and you’re lonely, my sympathy goes out to those people” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack added : “Pretty much everything else we’re all on the same page and aligned, and I would have preferred, myself, a process that we’ve taken in England which is the local lockdown measures” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “If you’re an elderly person and you’re not able to have visits and you’re lonely, my sympathy goes out to those people” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack added : “Pretty much everything else we’re all on the same page and aligned, and I would have preferred, myself, a process that we’ve taken in England which is the local lockdown measures” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “If you’re an elderly person and you’re not able to have visits and you’re lonely, my sympathy goes out to those people” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack added : “Pretty much everything else we’re all on the same page and aligned, and I would have preferred, myself, a process that we’ve taken in England which is the local lockdown measures” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about Scottish First ) : “We talked with the First Minister last week about the rule of six, and in that meeting we laid out to her what our plans were on that and she said I will do something tomorrow, but she wasn’t to tell us that the following day she was doing the rule of six excluding children under 12” External link

oxfordtimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “I think trust is a two-way street, as I have said” External link

oxfordtimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about Scottish First ) : “We talked with the First Minister last week about the rule of six, and in that meeting we laid out to her what our plans were on that and she said I will do something tomorrow, but she wasn’t to tell us that the following day she was doing the rule of six excluding children under 12” External link

yorkpress Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “I think trust is a two-way street, as I have said” External link

yorkpress Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack responded : “So instead of actually going to the bother of winning an election, you’re just going to circumvent and get round the Scottish Parliament by directly investing in areas that you want. Is that what’s going on?” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, September 17, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack responded : “So instead of actually going to the bother of winning an election, you’re just going to circumvent and get round the Scottish Parliament by directly investing in areas that you want. Is that what’s going on?” External link

thecourier Thursday, September 17, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "The company has come a long way since its early days in Dumfries and they operate over a large part of Scotland and the north of England. " External link

newsandstar Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack responded : “Why doesn’t he man up? Why doesn’t he confess, be honest with the Scottish people and tell them that this is an unadulterated power grab?” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, September 9, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack responded ( about Alister Jack ) : “Does (Alister Jack) therefore agree with me that the SNP have got their priorities completely wrong by finding time to bring forward another referendum Bill as we’ve seen spikes in coronavirus in Scotland and across the UK?” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, September 9, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack responded : “It is important we come together to fight this virus and not go back into division and constitutional wrangling (which) basically creates uncertainty, it’s bad for the Scottish economy, bad for Scottish jobs” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, September 9, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack stated : “Without this legislation there would be a serious risk to our jobs and businesses which is not surprising given the rest of the UK is Scotland’s biggest market, worth £55 billion a year, and a massive 60% of all our exports” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Without this legislation there would be a serious risk to our jobs and businesses which is not surprising given the rest of the UK is Scotland’s biggest market, worth 55 billion a year, and a massive 60% of all our exports” External link

worcesternews Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said : "It's not my job to say never. My job is to say now is not the time and I am saying now is not the time" External link

heart Friday, September 4, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said : "It's not my job to say never. My job is to say now is not the time and I am saying now is not the time" External link

skynews Friday, September 4, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : "The Scottish Government’s own figures show clearly how much Scotland benefits from being part of a strong United Kingdom, with the pooling and sharing of resources that brings. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, August 26, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "Our pioneering furlough and self-employed schemes are part of an unprecedented package to help businesses and individuals across Scotland during the pandemic" External link

heraldscotland Friday, August 21, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Our pioneering furlough and self-employed schemes are part of an unprecedented package to help businesses and individuals across Scotland during the pandemic” External link

thecourier Friday, August 21, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Our pioneering furlough and self-employed schemes are part of an unprecedented package to help businesses and individuals across Scotland during the pandemic” External link

pressandjournal Friday, August 21, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "The impact of coronavirus is again clearly seen in today's figures and we can expect that to continue for some time. " External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “The furlough scheme comes to an end at the end of October and people have to prepare for that the nation can’t keep paying people’s wages and salaries forever that’s just an impossible situation” External link

worcesternews Monday, August 10, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “The furlough scheme comes to an end at the end of October and people have to prepare for that – the nation can’t keep paying people’s wages and salaries forever – that’s just an impossible situation” External link

msn-uk Monday, August 10, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “The furlough scheme comes to an end at the end of October and people have to prepare for that the nation can’t keep paying people’s wages and salaries forever that’s just an impossible situation” External link

chesterfirst Monday, August 10, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “I think that’s disgraceful and it is a postcode lottery for them,” External link

msn-uk Monday, August 10, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "We are doing everything possible to keep people in all parts of the UK safe as we tackle the coronavirus pandemic. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "Eat out to help out is a fantastic scheme which will help Scotland's hospitality businesses get back on their feet. " External link

heraldscotland Monday, August 3, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "The City Region and Growth Deals will be crucial to our economic recovery from coronavirus. " External link

bbc Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "The City Region and Growth Deals will be crucial to our economic recovery from coronavirus. " External link

bbc Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said : "We look forward to working with our partners in Falkirk and the devolved administration in Scotland to develop innovative and effective proposals" External link

bbc Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "We look forward to working with our partners in Falkirk and the devolved administration in Scotland to develop innovative and effective proposals" External link

bbc Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : "The UK government continues to do whatever it takes to get Scotland, and the whole of the UK, through the coronavirus pandemic and ensure our economy can get back on track" External link

bbc Wednesday, July 15, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “The chancellor has set out a fantastic package of support. The devolved administration now needs to play its part and show they are serious about Scotland’s economic recovery,” External link

guardian Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “The Prime Minister’s plan to improve transport links across the country shows unwavering commitment to strengthening the Union and boosting the UK’s internal market” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "I believe we're getting to that position, we're seeing very low death rates now which is part of the five tests. " External link

heraldscotland Friday, June 12, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “This new UK government-funded testing site at Prestwick Airport will help key workers in the area continue their vital work, helping to look after those who need it most” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : “This new UK Government-funded testing site at Prestwick Airport will help key workers in the area continue their vital work, helping to look after those who need it most. This new centre means that six drive-through centres are now operating in Scotland, as well as 13 mobile units run by the army. "The UK Government is expanding our COVID-19 testing capacity right across the UK” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack added : “That’s why the press over the next couple of days did seek to clear things up. Talking about the broadcast on the Sunday evening, we have all accepted that that could have been clearer” External link

politico-eu Friday, May 22, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack insisted : “Given England has decided to ease lockdown measures earlier than the other three nations of the UK, can he give assurances that the citizens of the devolved nations will still have access to the UK furlough scheme for as long as the lockdown must continue in the devolved nations?” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 20, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack insisted ( about Tory Government ) : “If this Parliament insists on following a policy of England’s way or no way and does not leave any leeway for the devolved nations, will he, as Scotland’s representative in Government, lobby the Prime Minister for the devolution of the fiscal powers necessary for the Scottish Government to implement their own furlough scheme?” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 20, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Together, the UK Government, industry and workers will save the Scottish strawberry and our other delicious produce,” External link

thenational Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack suggested : “Scotland is only a few days behind” External link

thecourier Thursday, May 14, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack argued : “fall a bit faster in Scotland” External link

thecourier Thursday, May 14, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack suggested : “Scotland is only a few days behind” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack argued : “fall a bit faster in Scotland” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack told : “They will be the sectors that need the most support and for the longest,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, May 14, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack told : “They will be the sectors that need the most support and for the longest,” External link

thecourier Thursday, May 14, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Yes, of course. That is the Scottish Government’s message and I agreed that in a conversation with the First Minister last week” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT



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Alister Jack replied : “The Prime Minister’s diary is not my concern and he certainly won’t be resigning” External link

standard Wednesday, April 28, 2021 7:34:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack replied : "I think just once, on something as important as life saving vaccines, it would be nice to see the First Minister congratulate the Prime Minister and the United Kingdom Government on our highly successful UK-wide vaccine procurement programme" External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, April 28, 2021 4:31:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack replied : "I absolutely agree that independence would have a whole series of possible negative consequences for the people of Scotland, not just on their pension benefits, but around currency or on borders issues, on services, the list is endless. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, April 28, 2021 4:31:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. “Since her accession in 1952, the Duke has given the Queen his unstinting support and dedication. Their marriage was a true, and enduring partnership. “Prince Philip’s life was one of tireless public service. That was never more evident than during his countless visits to Scotland , where the Duke’s warmth and humour endeared him to Scots from all walks of life. “His Royal Highness had a long and fond relationship with Scotland and, through his fantastic Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme, has played a key role in building the confidence, ambition and aspiration of thousands of young Scots. “As we reflect on the Duke’s life, we give thanks for his remarkable lifetime of dignity and devoted service, and extend our deepest condolences to the Royal Family. “He was an amazing man, a great character. I fear we will never see his like again”. The SNP's Westminster leader Ian Blackford said he was " External link

heraldscotland Friday, April 9, 2021 3:45:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Our concerns with these bills are not based on policy. They have nothing whatsoever to do with the substance of the bills,” “It is for the Scottish government to set policies in devolved areas, but the Scottish parliament does not have the power to constrain the UK parliament in the way that it legislates for Scotland. Nor can it place legal obligations on UK government ministers acting in reserved areas” External link

guardian Friday, March 26, 2021 3:38:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Publishing a draft referendum bill is simply irresponsible. It is a distraction – we need to focus on continuing to tackle the pandemic and rebuilding our economy” External link

thenews-pk Wednesday, March 24, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said : “We know that there’s plenty of commitment there and plenty of jobs there linked to it” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, March 23, 2021 7:45:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “We know that there’s plenty of commitment there and plenty of jobs there linked to it” External link

newsandstar Tuesday, March 23, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : "Publishing a draft referendum bill is simply irresponsible. It is a distraction - we need to focus on continuing to tackle the pandemic and rebuilding our economy. “The UK Government is supporting people across the UK throughout the pandemic, including supporting jobs with our furlough scheme and rolling out vaccines for people in all parts of the United Kingdom" External link

heraldscotland Monday, March 22, 2021 7:12:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “It is chilling that with the monumental task of recuperating from a pandemic still ahead, supposedly serious politicians can spend even a moment contemplating the reckless folly of another referendum” External link

chesterfirst Sunday, March 14, 2021 6:41:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will see at least 800 million for high street regeneration, local transport, cultural and heritage projects things that will make a genuine difference to the quality of life in communities across the land, and create good jobs too” External link

chesterfirst Sunday, March 14, 2021 6:41:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “It is chilling that with the monumental task of recuperating from a pandemic still ahead, supposedly serious politicians can spend even a moment contemplating the reckless folly of another referendum” External link

msn-uk Sunday, March 14, 2021 6:38:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will see at least £800 million for high street regeneration, local transport, cultural and heritage projects – things that will make a genuine difference to the quality of life in communities across the land, and create good jobs too” External link

msn-uk Sunday, March 14, 2021 6:38:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : "The UK Government's 'fiscal firepower' will continue to protect jobs and livelihoods right across the United Kingdom as we get through the pandemic. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:30:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about Cabinet Committee ) : “The Union Unit...has been replaced by a Cabinet committee chaired by the PM and members include the territorial Secretaries of State and the Chancellor of the Exchequer” External link

heraldscotland Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:37:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "They [The SNP] have to stick to the competencies that are devolved to them. " External link

msn-uk Thursday, February 18, 2021 2:02:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack added : “With that in mind, we stand ready to offer any support or assistance we can give you to accelerate your rollout programme” External link

ft Thursday, February 4, 2021 5:27:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about British ) : "The British Armed Forces are carrying out vital work to support the rollout of vaccines across Scotland. Now more than 200 military personnel are helping to get needles into arms" External link

msn-uk Wednesday, February 3, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack added : “With that in mind, we stand ready to offer any support or assistance we can give you to accelerate your rollout programme” External link

thesun Wednesday, February 3, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack added ( about Matt Hancock ) : “Matt Hancock, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, has underlined our open offer of mutual aid between health services around the UK,” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, February 2, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “I do. I have said this to the BBC and questioned, as we get closer to an election, if it is the right thing to do. I don’t dispute the public need to be informed but there are medical officers who could do that quite adequately” External link

heraldscotland Saturday, January 30, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack replied ( about Liz Truss ) : “I am very hopeful that this matter can be resolved, yesI can tell you this Liz Truss is giving it all her energies. She is very keen to get it over the finishing line” External link

heraldscotland Saturday, January 30, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack declared : “I don’t think we are losing the argument on the Union because people are thinking Covid and they haven’t really focused very hard[on the constitution],” “If you look at those opinion polls and remove the don’t-knows the independence movement is sitting at 45%, which is where it was in 2014” External link

heraldscotland Thursday, January 28, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said : "The Prime Minister is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and wherever he needs to go in his vital work against this pandemic, he will go" External link

themirror Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "The Prime Minister is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and wherever he needs to go in his vital work against this pandemic, he will go" External link

thesun Wednesday, January 27, 2021 8:20:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “The Prime Minister is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and wherever he needs to go in his vital work against this pandemic, he will go” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, January 27, 2021 6:31:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack replied : "That's ridiculous - the prime minister is the prime minister of the United Kingdom, and wherever he needs to go in his vital work against this pandemic, he will go" External link

bbc Wednesday, January 27, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “The Prime Minister is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and wherever he needs to go in his vital work against this pandemic, he will go” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, January 27, 2021 6:00:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack declared : “He has good reason to visit; he is Prime Minister of the UK. All the people on the trip with him will be lateral-flow tested before they leave and all Covid rules will be adhered to. The Secretary of State said he believed his political opponents were engaging in "ridiculous" party games. "We know there is a geographical border but it is not a physical border. We are one United Kingdom and he is Prime Minister of that United Kingdom,” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, January 26, 2021 7:58:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack declared : “He has good reason to visit; he is Prime Minister of the UK. All the people on the trip with him will be lateral-flow tested before they leave and all Covid rules will be adhered to. The Secretary of State said he believed his political opponents were engaging in "ridiculous" party games. "We know there is a geographical border but it is not a physical border. We are one United Kingdom and he is Prime Minister of that United Kingdom,” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, January 26, 2021 7:58:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about Scotch Whisky ) : “This initiative will work towards a sustainable future for Scotch Whisky and tackling climate change the biggest challenge of our time. The spirits industry is a key Scottish sector and this strategy is an excellent example of industry playing a part in the green industrial revolution” External link

heraldscotland Monday, January 25, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack added : “As we continue to see throughout this pandemic, the strength of the Union and support offered by the UK Treasury has never been more important” External link

heraldscotland Monday, January 18, 2021 2:57:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : "Vaccines are the light at the end of the tunnel. "The UK government has procured and paid for millions of vaccine doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine for people in all parts of the UK. "The Scottish government and NHS Scotland now need to get that supply of jabs into as many people's arms as soon as possible" External link

bbc Sunday, January 10, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack added : "This is another important moment in our fight against the virus - every vaccination takes us a step closer to getting back to our normal lives as soon as possible. "As with the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, the UK is the first country in the world to approve and roll out the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, with the UK Government ordering and paying for millions of doses for people in all parts of the UK" External link

bbc Monday, January 4, 2021 9:24:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : "The deal the UK Government has secured with the EU is great news for Scotland. " External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, December 30, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : "The deal the UK Government has secured with the EU is great news for Scotland. " External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, December 30, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said : "We have secured a historic free trade deal with the EU that delivers for Scotland and the whole of the UK. " External link

thesun Wednesday, December 30, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said : “The people of Scotland will expect their MPs to do the right thing on Wednesday and vote for the deal,” “They will not easily forgive those who reject this Free Trade Agreement or throw their weight behind a no deal Brexit” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, December 27, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack added ( about The UK ) : "The UK Government has invested 470m in RAF Lossiemouth over the past two years, including a new 100m strategic facility, housing the UK’s new fleet of nine submarine-hunting Poseidon P-8A maritime patrol aircraft, which has been built by Elgin-based Robertson. " External link

heraldscotland Friday, December 18, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : “The UK government’s spending review delivers for all parts of the UK at this challenging time. Never before has the strength of the union, and the role of the UK Treasury, been more important,” External link

guardian Wednesday, November 25, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack insisted : “Scotland has a huge amount to gain in the new post-Brexit world” External link

thesun Saturday, November 21, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack insisted : “Scotland has a huge amount to gain in the new post-Brexit world” External link

thecourier Saturday, November 21, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack replied : “A generation, by any calculation, is 25 years and frankly, you just have to accept that and focus on what matters, which is recovering from this pandemic and us all pulling together” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, November 11, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack responded : “Now, of course the Edinburgh Agreement, signed by a Tory prime minister (David Cameron), provided the legal framework for the 2014 referendum. So I’m wondering, can (Mr Jack) quote where it says in that agreement that there cannot be another referendum?” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, November 11, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack responded : “On that basis, does he think the best recipe for a happy marriage is to lock up the wife, take away her chequebook and just keep refusing a divorce?” External link

thecourier Wednesday, November 11, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack responded : “On that basis, does he think the best recipe for a happy marriage is to lock up the wife, take away her chequebook and just keep refusing a divorce?” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, November 11, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack replied : “Is it 25 years or is it 40 years? You tell me. But it’s certainly not six years, nor 10” External link

guardian Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack replied : “Is it 25 years or is it 40 years? You tell me. But it’s certainly not six years, nor 10” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack insisted : “I don’t think we should keep having referendums until they get their own way, it should respect the outcome of the one we had” External link

pressandjournal Monday, November 9, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack added : “I don’t think we should keep having referendums until they get their own way, it should respect the outcome of the one we had” External link

thesun Sunday, November 8, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack added : “I don’t think we should keep having referendums until they get their own way, it should respect the outcome of the one we had” External link

thesun Sunday, November 8, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack added : “I don’t think we should keep having referendums until they get their own way, it should respect the outcome of the one we had” External link

thesun Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Is it 25 years or is it 40 years, you tell me, but it’s certainly not six years, nor 10” External link

pressandjournal Friday, November 6, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Is it 25 years or is it 40 years you tell me, but it’s certainly not six years, nor ten” External link

eveningexpress Friday, November 6, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "We don't need a divisive referendum. " External link

heraldscotland Friday, November 6, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “His position is that we need to keep pressing the case for the Union and the strength of the Union in Scotland. Not just with all the financial support. We realise you have to win hearts as well as minds. That’s very much the position” External link

thecourier Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “As we come out of the EU, I do acknowledge that part of the problem we have is a lot of people in Scotland are upset that we are leaving the EU. But we need play the long game, show the benefits of the city deals, show the benefits of rebuilding our coastal communities on the back of taking control of our fishing waters” External link

thecourier Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : "The UK Government has been clear we will continue to support jobs and businesses in Scotland through the difficult months ahead. " External link

sundaymail Friday, October 23, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : “The unprecedented package of measures we have put in place to support all parts of the country during the pandemic shows the clear benefits for Scotland being part of a strong United Kingdom” External link

eveningexpress Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack responded : "It is unfair. It is harmful to both industry and consumers. However, in the trade talks that have opened up with the US, we have now got agreement to have a bilateral discussionin other words, not using the EU negotiators anymorewith the US. The good news I can tell him is that we have moved to a new phase. The Secretary of State for International Trade this week is starting discussions to try to resolve this problem" External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “I would just encourage, to protect the Scottish economy, the Scottish Government to make those restrictions that are coming forward as local as possible” External link

thecourier Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : “The UK Gov­ernment’s Kickstart scheme will give young people in Scotland the support they need at this diffi­cult time. The £2 billion Kickstart scheme will create thousands of high quality jobs for young people with the UK Government directly subsiding wages for six months. Young people will also get addi­tional support through the Jobcen­tre network. I urge employers in Scotland to sign up to this” External link

eveningexpress Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : “The UK Gov­ernment’s Kickstart scheme will give young people in Scotland the support they need at this diffi­cult time. The £2 billion Kickstart scheme will create thousands of high quality jobs for young people with the UK Government directly subsiding wages for six months. Young people will also get addi­tional support through the Jobcen­tre network. I urge employers in Scotland to sign up to this” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "As the Prime Minister said last night, the struggle against Covid-19 is the single biggest crisis the world has faced in our lifetimes. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “If you’re an elderly person and you’re not able to have visits and you’re lonely, my sympathy goes out to those people” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack added : “Pretty much everything else we’re all on the same page and aligned, and I would have preferred, myself, a process that we’ve taken in England which is the local lockdown measures” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “If you’re an elderly person and you’re not able to have visits and you’re lonely, my sympathy goes out to those people” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack added : “Pretty much everything else we’re all on the same page and aligned, and I would have preferred, myself, a process that we’ve taken in England which is the local lockdown measures” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “If you’re an elderly person and you’re not able to have visits and you’re lonely, my sympathy goes out to those people” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack added : “Pretty much everything else we’re all on the same page and aligned, and I would have preferred, myself, a process that we’ve taken in England which is the local lockdown measures” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about Scottish First ) : “We talked with the First Minister last week about the rule of six, and in that meeting we laid out to her what our plans were on that and she said I will do something tomorrow, but she wasn’t to tell us that the following day she was doing the rule of six excluding children under 12” External link

oxfordtimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “I think trust is a two-way street, as I have said” External link

oxfordtimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about Scottish First ) : “We talked with the First Minister last week about the rule of six, and in that meeting we laid out to her what our plans were on that and she said I will do something tomorrow, but she wasn’t to tell us that the following day she was doing the rule of six excluding children under 12” External link

yorkpress Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “I think trust is a two-way street, as I have said” External link

yorkpress Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack responded : “So instead of actually going to the bother of winning an election, you’re just going to circumvent and get round the Scottish Parliament by directly investing in areas that you want. Is that what’s going on?” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, September 17, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack responded : “So instead of actually going to the bother of winning an election, you’re just going to circumvent and get round the Scottish Parliament by directly investing in areas that you want. Is that what’s going on?” External link

thecourier Thursday, September 17, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "The company has come a long way since its early days in Dumfries and they operate over a large part of Scotland and the north of England. " External link

newsandstar Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack responded : “Why doesn’t he man up? Why doesn’t he confess, be honest with the Scottish people and tell them that this is an unadulterated power grab?” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, September 9, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack responded ( about Alister Jack ) : “Does (Alister Jack) therefore agree with me that the SNP have got their priorities completely wrong by finding time to bring forward another referendum Bill as we’ve seen spikes in coronavirus in Scotland and across the UK?” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, September 9, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack responded : “It is important we come together to fight this virus and not go back into division and constitutional wrangling (which) basically creates uncertainty, it’s bad for the Scottish economy, bad for Scottish jobs” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, September 9, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack stated : “Without this legislation there would be a serious risk to our jobs and businesses which is not surprising given the rest of the UK is Scotland’s biggest market, worth £55 billion a year, and a massive 60% of all our exports” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Without this legislation there would be a serious risk to our jobs and businesses which is not surprising given the rest of the UK is Scotland’s biggest market, worth 55 billion a year, and a massive 60% of all our exports” External link

worcesternews Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said : "It's not my job to say never. My job is to say now is not the time and I am saying now is not the time" External link

heart Friday, September 4, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said : "It's not my job to say never. My job is to say now is not the time and I am saying now is not the time" External link

skynews Friday, September 4, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : "The Scottish Government’s own figures show clearly how much Scotland benefits from being part of a strong United Kingdom, with the pooling and sharing of resources that brings. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, August 26, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "Our pioneering furlough and self-employed schemes are part of an unprecedented package to help businesses and individuals across Scotland during the pandemic" External link

heraldscotland Friday, August 21, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Our pioneering furlough and self-employed schemes are part of an unprecedented package to help businesses and individuals across Scotland during the pandemic” External link

thecourier Friday, August 21, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Our pioneering furlough and self-employed schemes are part of an unprecedented package to help businesses and individuals across Scotland during the pandemic” External link

pressandjournal Friday, August 21, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "The impact of coronavirus is again clearly seen in today's figures and we can expect that to continue for some time. " External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “The furlough scheme comes to an end at the end of October and people have to prepare for that the nation can’t keep paying people’s wages and salaries forever that’s just an impossible situation” External link

worcesternews Monday, August 10, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “The furlough scheme comes to an end at the end of October and people have to prepare for that – the nation can’t keep paying people’s wages and salaries forever – that’s just an impossible situation” External link

msn-uk Monday, August 10, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “The furlough scheme comes to an end at the end of October and people have to prepare for that the nation can’t keep paying people’s wages and salaries forever that’s just an impossible situation” External link

chesterfirst Monday, August 10, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “I think that’s disgraceful and it is a postcode lottery for them,” External link

msn-uk Monday, August 10, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "We are doing everything possible to keep people in all parts of the UK safe as we tackle the coronavirus pandemic. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "Eat out to help out is a fantastic scheme which will help Scotland's hospitality businesses get back on their feet. " External link

heraldscotland Monday, August 3, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "The City Region and Growth Deals will be crucial to our economic recovery from coronavirus. " External link

bbc Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "The City Region and Growth Deals will be crucial to our economic recovery from coronavirus. " External link

bbc Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said : "We look forward to working with our partners in Falkirk and the devolved administration in Scotland to develop innovative and effective proposals" External link

bbc Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "We look forward to working with our partners in Falkirk and the devolved administration in Scotland to develop innovative and effective proposals" External link

bbc Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : "The UK government continues to do whatever it takes to get Scotland, and the whole of the UK, through the coronavirus pandemic and ensure our economy can get back on track" External link

bbc Wednesday, July 15, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “The chancellor has set out a fantastic package of support. The devolved administration now needs to play its part and show they are serious about Scotland’s economic recovery,” External link

guardian Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “The Prime Minister’s plan to improve transport links across the country shows unwavering commitment to strengthening the Union and boosting the UK’s internal market” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : "I believe we're getting to that position, we're seeing very low death rates now which is part of the five tests. " External link

heraldscotland Friday, June 12, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “This new UK government-funded testing site at Prestwick Airport will help key workers in the area continue their vital work, helping to look after those who need it most” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said ( about The UK ) : “This new UK Government-funded testing site at Prestwick Airport will help key workers in the area continue their vital work, helping to look after those who need it most. This new centre means that six drive-through centres are now operating in Scotland, as well as 13 mobile units run by the army. "The UK Government is expanding our COVID-19 testing capacity right across the UK” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack added : “That’s why the press over the next couple of days did seek to clear things up. Talking about the broadcast on the Sunday evening, we have all accepted that that could have been clearer” External link

politico-eu Friday, May 22, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Alister Jack insisted : “Given England has decided to ease lockdown measures earlier than the other three nations of the UK, can he give assurances that the citizens of the devolved nations will still have access to the UK furlough scheme for as long as the lockdown must continue in the devolved nations?” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 20, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack insisted ( about Tory Government ) : “If this Parliament insists on following a policy of England’s way or no way and does not leave any leeway for the devolved nations, will he, as Scotland’s representative in Government, lobby the Prime Minister for the devolution of the fiscal powers necessary for the Scottish Government to implement their own furlough scheme?” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 20, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Together, the UK Government, industry and workers will save the Scottish strawberry and our other delicious produce,” External link

thenational Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack suggested : “Scotland is only a few days behind” External link

thecourier Thursday, May 14, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack argued : “fall a bit faster in Scotland” External link

thecourier Thursday, May 14, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack suggested : “Scotland is only a few days behind” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack argued : “fall a bit faster in Scotland” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack told : “They will be the sectors that need the most support and for the longest,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, May 14, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack told : “They will be the sectors that need the most support and for the longest,” External link

thecourier Thursday, May 14, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Alister Jack said : “Yes, of course. That is the Scottish Government’s message and I agreed that in a conversation with the First Minister last week” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT



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