Alison Johnstone MSP

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Member of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit 

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Social Security Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Alison Johnstone

I congratulate both Mark Griffin and Jeremy Balfour on lodging their amendments, because this is a hugely important issue. Given what I have heard today and the action that the minister is t...



Social Security Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Alison Johnstone

I appreciate the minister’s comments. In response to Ms Maguire, I agree that the bill allows such actions, but I am seeking a requirement on the Parliament and the Government. <...



Social Security Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Alison Johnstone

Since lodging the amendments, I have discovered that in the lawyers’ world, as Ms Freeman pointed out earlier, “an individual” can be more than one person. Prior ...



Social Security Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Alison Johnstone

I would be grateful if Mr Balfour could elaborate on the timescale that he presents—



Social Security Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I commend Adam Tomkins for his passionate commitment to ensuring that the Parliament uses its new powers to the max, but, if we introduce new benefits in the way that he has suggested, we wo...



Health and Sport Committee 06 February 2018 : 06 February 2018


Alison Johnstone

In your opening remarks you talked about a vision of people living independently at home for as long as possible, and Mr Huggins has referred to the need to look ...



Health and Sport Committee 06 February 2018 : 06 February 2018


Alison Johnstone

Does the combination of both strategies represent the most effective primary prevention strategy for Scotland? Is there anything else to point out?



Health and Sport Committee 06 February 2018 : 06 February 2018


Alison Johnstone

I really appreciate the general focus this morning on health inequality and its impact on everything that we are doing. I have been on the committee since the beg...



Health and Sport Committee 06 February 2018 : 06 February 2018


Alison Johnstone

I have to confess that my question is about prevention, convener.



Health and Sport Committee 06 February 2018 : 06 February 2018


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I am a Lothian MSP.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-10307.1: Stemming the Plastic Tide: Action to Tackle the Impact of Single-use Plastics on Land and in our Seas (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 62 Abstain: 26
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ForDefeated
SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 90, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 11
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
S5M-10218: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 118, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10183.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-10183.2: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 102 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-10183: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 69, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10159: Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10072: Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Repeal) (Scotland) Bill (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 25/01/2018
Result - For: 65, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10038.1: Justice (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 24/01/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-10343: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10133: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09769: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09595: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09553: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09427: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09218.3: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08897: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08873: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08826: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-14346: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14345: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14344: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13709: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13380: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13378: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01542: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12771: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12770: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12207: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2017 Show Full Question >>

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