The Commons staff were calm and magnificent at all times throughout the 5 hours that the emergency lasted and no MP was ever in any real danger thanks to the prompt action of the security officers.
Martin McGuinness' political journey was accompanied by his own personal journey. It is why it is right to both mourn his passing and recognise his contribution, without which there would not be peace in Northern Ireland today.
My sympathy and condolences go to Martin's family.
Local MSPs, Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) and Mark McDonald (Aberdeen Donside) and MP, Alex Salmond (Gordon) have welcomed Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Job and Fair Work, Keith Brown MSP on a day-long investment tour of the North East.
MP for Gordon, Alex Salmond, has today announced his backing of the Scottish Ambulance Service Registration to Resuscitation campaign, which appeals to communities to register potentially life-saving public access defibrillators on a dedicated website.
MP for Gordon, Alex Salmond, has issued a call across the local community for help in selecting a Constituency Responsible Business Champion for 2017.
An appeal for nominees for the award has been made by Mr Salmond, seeking enterprises who have made a particularly positive impact in his constituency and beyond. If indeed the reach of any particular local business goes further than the boundaries of Gordon, a joint nomination can be made with a neighbouring MP.
Mr Salmond speaking today (Friday 3 March 2017) in Coventry Cathedral at the memorial service of Scottish religious and political campaigner, Canon Kenyon Wright, whose chairmanship of the Scottish Constitutional Convention lay the ground work of the reconvening of the Scottish Parliament in 1999.
MP for Gordon, Alex Salmond, has called on the UK government to ensure that its plans to cut Personal Independence Payments are debated in Parliament to allow MPs to fully scrutinise the proposals.
SNP MP for Gordon, Alex Salmond MP has backed the Scottish Government’s proposals on business rates, after Finance Secretary Derek Mackay announced a wide-ranging relief scheme that will offer strong support to businesses across Aberdeen City and Shire.
Alex Salmond MP, the SNP’s International Affairs spokesperson, has said that it is difficult to know whether to be “appalled at the morality or astonished at the stupidity” of the state visit invitation extended to President Trump by Theresa May.