Alison Johnstone MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 18 January 2017 [Draft] : 18 January 2017


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I was glad to see a motion on health inequalities being moved by the Conservative Party. As Brian Whittle’s motion states,

Health and Sport Committee 17 January 2017 : 17 January 2017


Alison Johnstone

Personal assistants are not covered by the regulatory regime. Why is that, and is it at all problematic?



Health and Sport Committee 17 January 2017 : 17 January 2017


Alison Johnstone

It seems that there are more complaints about care homes than there are in respect of those who are being looked after at home. Why is that? Is it a cultural prob...



Health and Sport Committee 17 January 2017 : 17 January 2017


Alison Johnstone

You are in a very good position to study any pressures arising in the care service because of the move towards ensuring that people do not remain in hospital and ...



Health and Sport Committee 17 January 2017 : 17 January 2017


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

You spoke about enforcement powers and said that you can apply to a sheriff. Is that a timely process? How often do you use enforcement powers?



Meeting of the Parliament 12 January 2017 [Draft] : 12 January 2017


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I, too, thank Colin Smyth for bringing this important issue to the chamber this afternoon, and I thank colleagues for their moving and well-informed speeches.

Social Security Committee 22 December 2016 [Draft] : 22 December 2016


Alison Johnstone

I have a final question. If the £47 million is not sufficient, will local authorities be expected to draw on the remaining £10.7 million of that discretionary hou...



Social Security Committee 22 December 2016 [Draft] : 22 December 2016


Alison Johnstone

Thank you for that comprehensive response. I want to touch on another area. We have had a fair amount of discussion this morning about the need to mitigate some o...



Social Security Committee 22 December 2016 [Draft] : 22 December 2016


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Following on from Pauline McNeill’s questions, in putting the budget together, what thought was given to topping up child benefit? When you appeared before the committee at the end of Septem...



Meeting of the Commission 21 December 2016 : 21 December 2016


Alison Johnstone

Thank you. That is clear.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-03463.3: The Future of Funding for Rural Development (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 19/01/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03463.1: The Future of Funding for Rural Development (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 19/01/2017
Result - For: 88, Against: 0 Abstain: 31
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S5M-03463.2: The Future of Funding for Rural Development (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 19/01/2017
Result - For: 119, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03463: The Future of Funding for Rural Development (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 19/01/2017
Result - For: 88, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03438.2: Retain the HIE Board (Keith Brown)
Meeting Date: 18/01/2017
Result - For: 63, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03438.1: Retain the HIE Board (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 18/01/2017
Result - For: 64, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-03438: Retain the HIE Board (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 18/01/2017
Result - For: 64, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-03440.1: Health (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 18/01/2017
Result - For: 33, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-03427.3: Protecting Scotland’s Interests in Negotiating our Future Relationship with Europe (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03427.2: Protecting Scotland’s Interests in Negotiating our Future Relationship with Europe (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2017
Result - For: 5, Against: 117 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-03440.3: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-03250: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-03150: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03029: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02948.3: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02924: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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