Alison Johnstone MSP

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Alison Johnstone MSP

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Parliamentary Activities

Member of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit 

Member of the Presiding Officer's Advisory Group

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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Alison Johnstone

I welcome the minister’s response. However, the British Medical Association has warned that doctors across the United Kingdom have not been risk assessed. A poll of almost 7,500 doctors work...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 June 2020 [Draft] : 24 June 2020


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I, too, thank all those who gave evidence to the committee and helped us in our deliberations. It does not seem so long ago that we passed the historic legislatio...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 June 2020 [Draft] : 24 June 2020


Alison Johnstone

I welcome the First Minister’s positive response. We know that unemployment scars, and a week is a long time, particularly for young people who face such uncertainty, so we need to create jo...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 June 2020 [Draft] : 24 June 2020


3. Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I thank the First Minister for advance sight of her statement. My thoughts are with each and every person who has lost a loved one during this pandemic.



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I thank the cabinet secretary for her response to Mr Torrance. Given that we know that those carrying Covid-19 can be asymptomatic while contagious, at what point...



Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints 22 June 2020 [Draft] : 22 June 2020


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Convener, it was helpful that you began by reminding us of our remit, which is



Social Security Committee 18 June 2020 [Draft] : 18 June 2020


Alison Johnstone

Thank you, cabinet secretary—I am grateful for that. The proposed system seems to be a lot fairer, and I am sure that you share my view that we do not want to del...



Social Security Committee 18 June 2020 [Draft] : 18 June 2020


Alison Johnstone

I appreciate that, in order to qualify for the scheme, families are required to be in receipt of the highest rate of the care element of child disability living a...



Social Security Committee 18 June 2020 [Draft] : 18 June 2020


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

First, I want to ask about child winter heating assistance. For the majority of payments, clients will not be required to make an application, but Social Security...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 18 June 2020 : 18 June 2020


Alison Johnstone

I welcome the First Minister’s remarks about face coverings and their part in protecting our key transport workers on our buses, trains and ferries. She is right ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22119.3: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22119: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22115: Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 56 Abstain: 1
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 42, Against: 38 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 36
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 37
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 38
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 39
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 40
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated

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Motion S5M-22109: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21973: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21981: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21955: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 05/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21830: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2020 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21816: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21760: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21751: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21676: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21569: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-30402: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 01/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30239: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30163: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30139: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04243: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04442: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04193: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-29317: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-29316: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-29308: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2020 Show Full Question >>

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