John Finnie MSP

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John Finnie MSP

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  • Member for: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish Green Party

John is a member of the following Committees:

John is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


John Finnie

Absolutely. A national transport strategy is being consulted on at the moment. It would fit in well with that to have regional transport strategies and for each l...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


John Finnie

My question is for Mr Grieve, who I understand is wearing his regional transport partnership hat. We are here to look at the specifics. We have had a lot of helpf...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


John Finnie

Thank you very much.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


John Finnie

I beg your pardon.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


John Finnie

Could consultation go across authorities?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


John Finnie

Connected to the proposal to give the power to local authorities is a requirement for consultation. Is the consultation robust enough? Do you have any concerns about the proposal?...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


John Finnie

Do you view it as a possible option, not necessarily a power that you would put in place straight away?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


John Finnie

Do you acknowledge that there is nothing in the amendments that would preclude local authorities working collaboratively? For example, one authority might have a ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


John Finnie

I have two simple questions. Do you support the proposal to allow local authorities, acting individually or in partnership with other local authorities, to introd...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


John Finnie

Many thanks.

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-17409: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17342: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17093: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16844: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16408.1: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16258: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16194: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16013.1: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15770: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2019 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15615.1: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-23299: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23242: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23119: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23121: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23120: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22992: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22991: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22994: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22951: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22952: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2019 Show Full Question >>

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