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


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

I, too, welcome the bill, and commend Daniel Johnson for his work to introduce it. The Scottish Greens support the general principles of the bill and will vote for it.



Local Government and Communities Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Andy Wightman

I accept that there would be no time to do the consultation, but the order is a negative instrument, and the only opportunity that Parliament has to debate the po...



Local Government and Communities Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Andy Wightman

I am happy to take an intervention.



Local Government and Communities Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Andy Wightman

I thank members and the minister for their contributions. On Sarah Boyack’s point, I understand the problems and the challenges that local authorities are facing ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Andy Wightman

My reason for lodging the motion to annul the order was to persuade the Government to come forward with a better order. My objections to it are prompted by Shelte...



Local Government and Communities Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Andy Wightman

I am still not clear why, if Fife Council is opening up, a statutory exemption should be in place for circumstances in which suitable accommodation is not available in the local area. That l...



Local Government and Communities Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

I have a couple of questions. First, what efforts have been made, sinc...



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


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

Presiding Officer, I think that you said that we were voting on motion S5M-22803 but then said that we were voting on health protection regulations. Did I mishear?



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


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

For the avoidance of doubt, I am speaking on the rent arrears pre-action protocol SSI, but we will be voting for that SSI. We will oppose the next SSI, which is on international organisation...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

The Government’s website states that “Test and Protect ... aims to ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22780.3: Prioritising Education Over Independence (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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ForCarried
S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22711.3: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22711.1: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22711.2: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 6, Against: 109 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-22711: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-22826: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22768: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22396.5: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22300: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22119.3: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22105: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21330: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, On Behalf of Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body, Date Lodged: 24/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21271: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, On Behalf of Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body, Date Lodged: 16/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21079: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21080: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5W-31815: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04581: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31657: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31656: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31654: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31655: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31652: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31653: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31651: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31406: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/08/2020 Show Full Question >>

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