Alison Johnstone MSP

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Member of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit 

Member of the Presiding Officer's Advisory Group

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Social Security Committee 17 May 2018 [Draft] : 17 May 2018


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I thank the witnesses very much for their evidence.



Meeting of the Parliament 17 May 2018 [Draft] : 17 May 2018


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I, too, thank Clare Haughey, for securing the debate and the Maternal Mental Health Alliance for its campaign on perinatal mental healthcare and treatment. I than...



Social Security Committee 10 May 2018 [Draft] : 10 May 2018


Alison Johnstone

Although you appreciate the longer window, there still needs to be an element of flexibility for individual circumstances.



Social Security Committee 10 May 2018 [Draft] : 10 May 2018


Alison Johnstone

What are your views on the cut-off points for claiming the three elements of the best start grant? The draft regulations propose a longer period in which those th...



Social Security Committee 10 May 2018 [Draft] : 10 May 2018


Alison Johnstone

However, there is certainly work to be done.



Social Security Committee 10 May 2018 [Draft] : 10 May 2018


Alison Johnstone

What is the awareness of the best start grant—currently the sure start grant—among professionals and claimants? Is it as good as it needs to be? Do we need to do more to increase awareness t...



Social Security Committee 10 May 2018 [Draft] : 10 May 2018


Alison Johnstone

Some people on a low income may be claiming low-income benefits, but others may not be claiming anything, which means that they might be excluded from getting the...



Social Security Committee 10 May 2018 [Draft] : 10 May 2018


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Thank you very much for your evidence so far this morning—it has been very helpful. I get the impression that we need to simplify matters for those who should be ...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 May 2018 : 09 May 2018


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

The most serious matters bring us to the chamber today. In Scotland, we have made new commitments to see that people are treated with dignity and respect when they need help from the social ...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 May 2018 : 09 May 2018


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I, too, thank Tom Arthur for securing the debate. This is absolutely a public health issue, and I am very proud to be a hepatitis C parliamentary champion....

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12264: Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Relief from Additional Amount) (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12223.1: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-12223.2: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Neil Findlay)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12223: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12140.1: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12140.4: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Pauline McNeill)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12140: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 65, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12076.2: Scottish National Investment Bank (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 08/05/2018
Result - For: 19, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-12076.3: Scottish National Investment Bank (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 08/05/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-12010.3: Scotland's Digital Connectivity (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 03/05/2018
Result - For: 104, Against: 2 Abstain: 6
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AbstainCarried

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Motion S5M-12287: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11984.2: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11986: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10998: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-16783: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16386: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16385: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15754: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15753: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15579: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15578: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-15574: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15573: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Question >>

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