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 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

I am pleased that the First Minister agrees that the language and the policy on immigration from the United Kingdom Government this week have been deeply damaging...



Local Government and Communities Committee 19 February 2020 [Draft] : 19 February 2020


Andy Wightman

That would be useful, for clarity, because it is not clear from the budget lines.



Local Government and Communities Committee 19 February 2020 [Draft] : 19 February 2020


Andy Wightman

So is the £334 million reduction accounted for by those three elements?



Local Government and Communities Committee 19 February 2020 [Draft] : 19 February 2020


Andy Wightman

I want to tie up a few loose ends on the capital question. This time l...



Local Government and Communities Committee 19 February 2020 [Draft] : 19 February 2020


Andy Wightman

Okay. I will move on to my final question.



Local Government and Communities Committee 19 February 2020 [Draft] : 19 February 2020


Andy Wightman

I absolutely understand that, but we cannot, on the one hand, agree that we want to implement preventative spend and follow Christie’s recommendations while, on t...



Local Government and Communities Committee 19 February 2020 [Draft] : 19 February 2020


Andy Wightman

We are clear on that transfer for social care. The point that I am making is that there is a broader question of wellbeing—people leading healthy lives and being ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 19 February 2020 [Draft] : 19 February 2020


Andy Wightman

This morning, COSLA said that there was no consultation.



Local Government and Communities Committee 19 February 2020 [Draft] : 19 February 2020


Andy Wightman

Was there an informal consultation?



Local Government and Communities Committee 19 February 2020 [Draft] : 19 February 2020


Andy Wightman

Did you consult COSLA over the introduction of an intermediate rate of non-domestic rates?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20882.3: Standing up for NHS Staff and Patients (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2020
Result - For: 59, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20882.1: Standing up for NHS Staff and Patients (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2020
Result - For: 120, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20882: Standing up for NHS Staff and Patients (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2020
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20716.4: No Case for Tax Increases or Further Cuts to Public Spending (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/02/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 57 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-20716: No Case for Tax Increases or Further Cuts to Public Spending (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 05/02/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 38 Abstain: 20
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AgainstCarried
S5M-20705: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/02/2020
Result - For: 78, Against: 32 Abstain: 6
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AbstainCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 32
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 87, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 88, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 34
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 88, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 104, Against: 8 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried

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Motion S5M-20528.3: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18394: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18046: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17545: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17204: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-27373: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27372: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27332: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27331: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27333: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26925: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26915: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26914: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26919: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26918: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2020 Show Full Question >>

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