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

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Parliamentary Activities

Appointed Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

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Finance Committee 29 June 2016 [Draft] : 29 June 2016


Alex Johnstone

You describe a situation in which the chancellor south of the border can sometimes surprise people with taxes, whereas you feel that you will be flagging up tax changes in advance. Do you wa...



Finance Committee 29 June 2016 [Draft] : 29 June 2016


Alex Johnstone

It is a brief question on tax behaviour. In your letter to the convener of 23 June, you talk about



Finance Committee 29 June 2016 [Draft] : 29 June 2016


Alex Johnstone

Last year’s process was truncated. We are now in what the cabinet secretary himself described as a transitional year, and it seems that the process in this unique...



Finance Committee 29 June 2016 [Draft] : 29 June 2016


Alex Johnstone

We are aware that we already had problems with timescale; they are discussed in your letter. What will the changes that have happened in the past few days do to t...



Finance Committee 29 June 2016 [Draft] : 29 June 2016


Alex Johnstone (North East Scotland) (Con)

It is interesting to hear the cabinet secretary talk about the impact of withdrawal from the EU, given that many would suggest that the impact will be of an order...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 June 2016 [Draft] : 29 June 2016


Alex Johnstone (North East Scotland) (Con)

I note from the supporting documents an overspend of £128 million under health, wellbeing and sport. Does that reflect the growing problem of deficits in a number...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 June 2016 [Draft] : 29 June 2016


Alex Johnstone (North East Scotland) (Con)

Having rejected the United Kingdom Government’s approach to underoccupancy, is the Scottish Government considering action of its own design to try to free up the ...



Finance Committee 15 June 2016 : 15 June 2016


Alex Johnstone

The convener mentioned the fiscal framework. I was on the Devolution (Further Powers) Committee when the fiscal framework was being developed and it was disappointing to some extent that mem...



Finance Committee 15 June 2016 : 15 June 2016


Alex Johnstone

I look forward to an early opportunity to have the cabinet secretary before us. A close relationship between the members of the committee and the cabinet secretar...



Finance Committee 15 June 2016 : 15 June 2016


Alex Johnstone

If such a person existed who had all the talents that cover the responsibilities, it might be possible to have just one adviser. However, I agree that it may be n...

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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 >>
Motion S4M-14167.1: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/09/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13774: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/07/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13442.3: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13404.2: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12095.2: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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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 >>
Question S4O-05604: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05572: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4T-01262: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05201: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04870: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/11/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4T-01161: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/11/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-27430: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-27431: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2015 Show Full Question >>

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