Alex Johnstone MSP

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Alex Johnstone MSP

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  • Member for: North East Scotland
  • Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Alex is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

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Finance and Constitution Committee 05 October 2016 : 05 October 2016


Alex Johnstone (North East Scotland) (Con)

They will be checking your record today.



Meeting of the Parliament 04 October 2016 : 04 October 2016


Alex Johnstone (North East Scotland) (Con)

This has been a worthwhile debate that has been useful in highlighting some of the challenges that this Parliament faces in revising our processes following the d...



Finance Committee 28 September 2016 : 28 September 2016


Alex Johnstone

On the relationship between the market in the long term and the market as it is, Professor Stephens suggested earlier that, if a house is built and it cannot be sold for what the builder wan...



Finance Committee 28 September 2016 : 28 September 2016


Alex Johnstone

You have indicated a couple of times that, in some cases, builders are absorbing the cost of the additional tax. Certainly, my e...



Finance Committee 28 September 2016 : 28 September 2016


Alex Johnstone

I know that the problem exists not only in the Aberdeen area but in areas of Edinburgh and Glasgow. In effect, there is a one-size-fits-all tax across the whole country that is impacting dis...



Finance Committee 28 September 2016 : 28 September 2016


Alex Johnstone (North East Scotland) (Con)

The tipping-point figure for when the tax payable goes higher than that in the rest of the UK is about £330,000. I come from the north-east and know that nobody g...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 September 2016 : 28 September 2016


Alex Johnstone (North East Scotland) (Con)

I congratulate Mark Ruskell on bringing this debate to the chamber. I will offer what I hope he will understand is my conditional support.



Meeting of the Parliament 28 September 2016 : 28 September 2016


Alex Johnstone

I look forward to having the opportunity to discuss this matter at greater length with Mark Ruskell. I congratulate him on bringing the matter forward. I think th...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 September 2016 : 28 September 2016


Alex Johnstone

Yes, I will at this point.



Meeting of the Parliament 28 September 2016 : 28 September 2016


Alex Johnstone

Perhaps towards the end of my speech, but I have a number of points to make.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-02820.1: Recognising 16 Days of Action to End Violence Against Women and Girls (Douglas Ross)
Meeting Date: 01/12/2016
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-02809.3: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-02809: Education (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 34 Abstain: 6
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-02804.2: Local Democracy (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 61, Against: 61 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-02804.1: Local Democracy (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-02804: Local Democracy (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-02795.1: Implications for Culture, Creative Industries and Tourism following the EU Referendum (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 29/11/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-02795: Implications for Culture, Creative Industries and Tourism following the EU Referendum (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 29/11/2016
Result - For: 84, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-02686.2: Supporting and Strengthening Scotland's Island Communities (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 24/11/2016
Result - For: 53, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-02686.4: Supporting and Strengthening Scotland's Island Communities (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 24/11/2016
Result - For: 53, Against: 61 Abstain: 1
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Not VotedDefeated

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Motion S5M-01442: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01392.3: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01348: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01337: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01140: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/08/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00625: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00208: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/05/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00006: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/05/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14942.1: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14859.2: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-03273: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-03267: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-03268: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-03271: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-03272: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00156: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00133: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00117: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/08/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05672: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/03/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05646: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/03/2016 Show Full Question >>

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