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 05 December 2019 : 05 December 2019


Alison Johnstone

Thank you. Ensuring that disabled people c...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 December 2019 : 05 December 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I was pleased to see, just last Sunday in my region of Lothian, the University of Edinburgh volleyball club host a low-intensity sports event at the Pleasance sports complex, not far from Pa...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2019 [Draft] : 04 December 2019


Alison Johnstone

The debate has been very interesting. The fairer Scotland progress report covers a huge range of policy areas. We have heard from several colleagues about Profess...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2019 [Draft] : 04 December 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

The motion rightly notes that, by 2020, around £3.7 billion of social security spending will be cut from Scotland as a result of UK welfare reforms. The international day of disabled persons...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2019 [Draft] : 04 December 2019


Alison Johnstone

The cabinet secretary will be aware of the work of the Scottish Creel Fishermen’s Federation, which tells us:



Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2019 [Draft] : 04 December 2019


5. Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

To ask the Scottish Government what steps it will take to reduce gear conflict in Scotland’s fisheries. (S5O-03861)



Social Security Committee 28 November 2019 [Draft] : 28 November 2019


Alison Johnstone

You and Gerry McCartney have made the point about the CBI’s not being conditional. That would take away much of the stress for people and would also mean that mor...



Social Security Committee 28 November 2019 [Draft] : 28 November 2019


Alison Johnstone

The report says: “The steering group has been engaging with DWP since April 20...



Social Security Committee 28 November 2019 [Draft] : 28 November 2019


Alison Johnstone

I want to explore the rate that would be set, especially with regard to the minimum income standard. I am aware that you have proposed a CBI at two levels, and th...



Social Security Committee 28 November 2019 [Draft] : 28 November 2019


Alison Johnstone

There are slightly different provisions for people who have previously been looked after. They are entitled to the payment for a longer period—up to the age of 26...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20110.1: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Jeremy Balfour)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 18, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20110.3: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Pauline McNeill)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20110.2: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-20110: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 22 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20049: Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19967.2: TV Licences for over 75s (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 18, Against: 54 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19967.1: TV Licences for over 75s (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19967: TV Licences for over 75s (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19939.3: Universal Credit (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 20/11/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 46 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19939.2: Universal Credit (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 20/11/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-20110.2: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20061: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20035.3: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19927: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19699: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19577.3: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19249: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19177: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19176: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19077: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-03861: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26443: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03729: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26370: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26372: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26369: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26371: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26345: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26336: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26224: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2019 Show Full Question >>

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