Alison Johnstone MSP

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Member of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit 

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Social Security Committee 21 September 2017 [Draft] : 21 September 2017


Alison Johnstone

I will address my question to Emma Ritch.



Social Security Committee 21 September 2017 [Draft] : 21 September 2017


Alison Johnstone

We have not really discussed mandatory reconsideration. Many of the submissions to the committee refer to that process. Does the system of appeals that is laid ou...



Social Security Committee 21 September 2017 [Draft] : 21 September 2017


Alison Johnstone

Would you like to see that approach applied to all benefits? We have seen what has happened to child benefit.



Social Security Committee 21 September 2017 [Draft] : 21 September 2017


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

The balance between primary and secondary legislation was discussed earlier. Future proofing is a concern of mine and of many others who have been in touch. A good example of when the system...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 September 2017 [Draft] : 21 September 2017


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

One of Scotland’s first major urban community buy-out applications—for the sick kids hospital site in Edinburgh—has been gazumped, because the national health ser...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


Alison Johnstone

Does Bill Bowman acknowledge that there has been a woeful lack of consultation and that such a lack of consultation and such disregard of the views of those who w...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I, too, thank Linda Fabiani for bringing this debate to the chamber and allowing us once again to raise our concerns about the H...



Health and Sport Committee 19 September 2017 : 19 September 2017


Alison Johnstone

Thank you for all your responses. When Dr Helene Irvine spoke to us a couple of months ago about the preventative agenda, she said that GP funding could be consid...



Health and Sport Committee 19 September 2017 : 19 September 2017


Alison Johnstone

In order to scrutinise the budget, it is obvious that it has to be clear and accessible. The written submissions suggest that people are not always finding it so....



Health and Sport Committee 19 September 2017 : 19 September 2017


Alison Johnstone

The submission from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society mentions funding for pharmacists in general practices and emphasises what a positive step forward that would be. You also say that it is<...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-06376.1: Education Governance Next Steps (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.4: Education Governance Next Steps (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.3: Education Governance Next Steps (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376: Education Governance Next Steps (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 51, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06356: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 53 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 1: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-07811: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07739: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07738: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07509: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 05/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-07263: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/08/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07154: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 16/08/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-07134: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/08/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07083: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/08/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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