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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Local Government and Communities Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Andy Wightman

To go back to the issue of ownership, you talked about the problems with tracing owners. However, to be clear, you do not have a problem with finding the title; t...



Local Government and Communities Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Andy Wightman

Will that provide data that will allow you to analyse in a systematic way the various reasons that you cite for why homes are empty so that you can compare, for e...



Local Government and Communities Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Andy Wightman

Both witnesses mentioned data in their evidence. I note that, over the past 10 years, the number of empty homes has risen not hugely, but steadily. In your submis...



Local Government and Communities Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Andy Wightman

That would be helpful.



Local Government and Communities Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Andy Wightman

That evidence is anecdotal. Is there any systematic evidence?



Local Government and Communities Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Andy Wightman

You have said that you do not support the blanket approach, but is there evidence that it has had less effect than a discretionary approach?



Local Government and Communities Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Andy Wightman

Just to be clear, do councils have the discretion to give relief on one property and do something completely different with the property that is immediately next ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

Thank you for your written evidence, which has provided useful background information for the inquiry. I want to ask about the council tax levy. You have talked quite a bit about what the le...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 May 2019 [Draft] : 14 May 2019


Andy Wightman

You mentioned your paper, which I have here. I am clear that you are saying that the bank’s objects should focus on the mission, which is great. However, I am not...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 14 May 2019 [Draft] : 14 May 2019


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

Welcome to the meeting. As Laurie Macfarla...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17304.1: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17304.2: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 14, Against: 97 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17304.3: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 20, Against: 35 Abstain: 56
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ForDefeated
S5M-17304: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 76, Against: 29 Abstain: 6
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AbstainCarried
S5M-17281.4: Treatment Time Guarantee (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17281.1: Treatment Time Guarantee (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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S5M-17281.2: Treatment Time Guarantee (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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AbstainDefeated
S5M-17281: Treatment Time Guarantee (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17280.2: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 52 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-17265.2: Adopting the Place Principle (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/05/2019
Result - For: 74, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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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 >>
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 >>
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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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