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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Justice Committee 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


John Finnie

Thank you. Given the previous work that the committee has done, it would be helpful to understand whether any gaps remain. I fear that some do.



Justice Committee 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


John Finnie

Over a period going right back to when the UK temporarily opted out of the Lisbon accord, the committee has had concerns about any deficiencies that might arise i...



Justice Committee 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


John Finnie

I thank the cabinet secretary and Ms Ewing for their comments. This is indeed “normal process”, because a lot of things that used to be normal are no longer so. I...



Justice Committee 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


John Finnie

I understood that to be the position for the previous SIs that have been brought to the committee. Is this order different?



Justice Committee 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


John Finnie

I have a further question; forgive me if the answer is contained in the information on the order. Would the immunity extend to premises being inviolate, which I u...



Justice Committee 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


John Finnie

I am sorry if I did not make my question clear, but I meant the total number of individuals in Scotland who will not have to pay taxes and will be given immunity ...



Justice Committee 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


John Finnie

Cabinet secretary, if the order is approved, how many individuals in Scotland will benefit from the international immunities and privileges, which include not pay...



Justice Committee 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


John Finnie

We appear to have lost Professor Blackie again. Could Mr Deane comment on the Australian model?



Justice Committee 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


John Finnie

Professor Blackie, do you have a view on the suggestion that action should be open only to organisations with fewer than 10 employees, which is the so-called Aust...



Justice Committee 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


John Finnie

Could that apply to a public authority as well?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
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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Not VotedDefeated
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
S5M-22708.2: Migration and Care Workers (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 15/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22708.1: Migration and Care Workers (David Stewart)
Meeting Date: 15/09/2020
Result - For: 85, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22708: Migration and Care Workers (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 15/09/2020
Result - For: 86, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22636.4: Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 09/09/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 55 Abstain: 6
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AbstainCarried

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Motion S5M-22693: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22636.2: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22399: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22271: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22246: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22247: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/07/2020 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22192: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22008: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21937: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/06/2020 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21909: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-31843: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 16/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31705: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31706: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31474: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31475: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31473: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31478: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31476: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31477: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31141: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/08/2020 Show Full Question >>

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