Alison Johnstone MSP

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Member of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit 

Member of the Presiding Officer's Advisory Group

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Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

The Greens support the general principles of the bill and we will vote accordingly at decision time. However, concerns have been raised by many groups, including ...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 December 2018 [Draft] : 05 December 2018


Alison Johnstone

It is clear that this memorial would aid reflection on many issues. An engagement programme is envisaged for local schools and so on. I would be interested to learn how the Government might ...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 December 2018 [Draft] : 05 December 2018


Alison Johnstone

I agree whole-heartedly with Mr Findlay’s point. Indeed, I would welcome that support.



Meeting of the Parliament 05 December 2018 [Draft] : 05 December 2018


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Just over 100 years on from the end of the first world war, there have been many events to mark what was then known as the war to end all wars. In communities across Scotland and far beyond,...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 November 2018 [Draft] : 28 November 2018


Alison Johnstone

Absolutely. If there is a need for more residential places—and that point was well made during our visit—we should insist on that.



Meeting of the Parliament 28 November 2018 [Draft] : 28 November 2018


Alison Johnstone

It is clear in this debate, and even from the minister’s contribution, that we are not focusing on only that one thing and that this is a holistic strategy. If we want to help people who are...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 November 2018 [Draft] : 28 November 2018


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Like all members, I regret that we are discussing an 8 per cent increase in drug-related deaths since last year. We have heard that another 934 people have lost their lives, due at least in ...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 November 2018 [Draft] : 27 November 2018


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Professor Alston said that the local preparations that he saw for the introduction of universal credit, which is a UK Government welfare reform,



Social Security Committee 22 November 2018 [Draft] : 22 November 2018


Alison Johnstone

A common suggestion in written submissions was to ask for more funding for advice services. I am aware that the financial health check, which Citizens Advice Scot...



Social Security Committee 22 November 2018 [Draft] : 22 November 2018


Alison Johnstone

Will the Government continue to monitor the funding for the Scottish welfare fund and DHPs to ensure that local authorities are able to meet any demand that arise...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15096.4: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 83 Abstain: 1
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S5M-15096.1: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15096.3: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 31 Abstain: 17
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S5M-15096: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 26 Abstain: 17
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S5M-15032: Protecting Our Interests: Scotland's Response to the UK Government and EU's Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/12/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15017: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - UK Legislation (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2018
Result - For: 100, Against: 7 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14962.2: Ending Homelessness Together (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 29/11/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14914.2: New Approach Needed to Tackle Scotland’s Drugs Crisis (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2018
Result - For: 85, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14914: New Approach Needed to Tackle Scotland’s Drugs Crisis (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-14915: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14749.4: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14717.2: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14621.3: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14590: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14437: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14406.1: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14254: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14194.3: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/10/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14192: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-20568: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20567: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-20565: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19916: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19921: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19915: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-19922: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19917: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Question >>

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