Andy Wightman MSP

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Andy Wightman MSP

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  • Member for: Lothian
  • Party: Scottish Green Party

Andy is a member of the following Committees:

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Parliamentary Activities

Appointed Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

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Local Government and Communities Committee 05 December 2018 : 05 December 2018


Andy Wightman

That is fine.



Local Government and Communities Committee 05 December 2018 : 05 December 2018


Andy Wightman

When I talk about independent scrutiny, I am talking about providing Parliament with the ability to hold the Executive to account on the money that it spends and ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 05 December 2018 : 05 December 2018


Andy Wightman

One proposition is that there should be independent evaluation of the four drivers.



Local Government and Communities Committee 05 December 2018 : 05 December 2018


Andy Wightman

The bill sets out a definition and a target, and it provides for five-yearly reporting by the Government. All that I am asking is whether there should be independ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 05 December 2018 : 05 December 2018


Andy Wightman

But the bill is not about programmes. Clearly, that is for the Government to decide.



Local Government and Communities Committee 05 December 2018 : 05 December 2018


Andy Wightman

You are talking about examples of reporting on programmes—



Local Government and Communities Committee 05 December 2018 : 05 December 2018


Andy Wightman

That is fine.



Local Government and Communities Committee 05 December 2018 : 05 December 2018


Andy Wightman

My final question is on a small technical point. As panel members probably know, when the Parliament passes legislation, it gets royal assent but does not come in...



Local Government and Communities Committee 05 December 2018 : 05 December 2018


Andy Wightman

It is fair to say that you have not given much thought to the proposal. If you want to come back to the committee on the issue, please feel free to do so.<...



Local Government and Communities Committee 05 December 2018 : 05 December 2018


Andy Wightman

One suggestion is to involve an independent body.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
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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ForCarried
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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AgainstCarried
S5M-14962.2: Ending Homelessness Together (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 29/11/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
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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ForCarried
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
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 114, Against: 0 Abstain: 4
ForCarried
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 11
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 33, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 26
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 33, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 17
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 0 Abstain: 28
ForCarried

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Motion S5M-15067: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15025: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14962.2: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14748: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14569: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14483: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14295: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14282: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13931: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12953: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-20182: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02550: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02509: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02320: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18329: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02136: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16463: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16288: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16287: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16286: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2018 Show Full Question >>

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