Andy Wightman MSP

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Andy Wightman MSP

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Appointed Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

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Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Andy Wightman

Thank you very much, indeed. I am most grateful. This has been a usef...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Andy Wightman

I attempted to explain that. Common ownership is not the Government’s policy, but I have used that term because it encapsulates existing common good land, commont...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Andy Wightman

One of the benefits of the report is that it explicitly points out that it is power and not scale that matters. It has moved the...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Andy Wightman

I am not familiar with Tom Devine’s comments in that regard.



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Andy Wightman

Will the member take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Andy Wightman

The member expresses concern about the report’s title. Does he accept that there are issues associated with large-scale and concentrated land ownership in Scotlan...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Andy Wightman

I confess that I have not read the report in enough detail to come to a conclusive view on that. I suspect that that might be a selective reading of what is writt...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

I am grateful to the cabinet secretary for this timely debate. As she noted, land reform is a difficult process to deal with. As the Government motion hints, an e...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

Mr Mountain says that we should not obsess over who owns land, and that it is how it is used and managed that matters. Why, then, is the landed class and indeed t...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Andy Wightman

As I indicated, it is for members to determine the terms and conditions on which their staff are employed, provided that they are no less advantageous than the mi...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-16445.1: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Edward Mountain)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16445.3: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16445.2: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 32, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-16445: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16407.4: Student Support (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
S5M-16407.1: Student Support (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16407: Student Support (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16408.3: Free Bus Travel for Under-25s (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 29 Abstain: 29
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AgainstCarried
SP Bill 35: Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 9
Meeting Date: 19/03/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
ForCarried
S5M-16394: Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Bill (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 19/03/2019
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-16445.2: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16396: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16015: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2019 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16009: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-21897: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02972: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02824: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02799: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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