Alison Johnstone MSP

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Member of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit 

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Meeting of the Parliament 10 January 2018 [Draft] : 10 January 2018


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I remind the chamber that I am a director of Scottish Athletics. I wel...



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


Alison Johnstone

Yes.



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


Alison Johnstone

Is the minister aware of whether claimants of industrial injuries benefits will be eligible for the scheme? If so, how might they be made aware of it?



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


Alison Johnstone

Thank you. I want to move on to employability, if the minister is able to answer questions on that. Will the new social security agency have any links to the fair start Scotland scheme?

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


Alison Johnstone

Can I move on to the subject of employability, convener?



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


Alison Johnstone

I whole-heartedly share your frustration and appreciate that, ultimately, this situation is the fault of the UK Government. However, the Scottish Government has set a precedent in providing ...



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


Alison Johnstone

Can I—



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


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Good morning. Staying on the subject of the DHP, Ben Macpherson pointed out that the draft budget proposes an increase in the DHP budget. However, that is ring fenced for bedroom tax mitigat...



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


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Edinburgh’s hogmanay festival attracts visitors from around the world and is one of the highlights of Scotland’s cultural calendar. This year, around 300 unpaid v...



Meeting of the Commission 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Alison Johnstone

Do you monitor that closely or take steps to close that gap?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-09821.2: Developing the Young Workforce: Review of Progress at the Midpoint of the Seven-year Programme (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 11/01/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-09789.2: Glasgow 2018 European Championships (Brian Whittle)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2018
Result - For: 32, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
SPCB Election - Kezia Dugdale
Meeting Date: 09/01/2018
Result - For: 106, Against: 0 Abstain: 3
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S5M-09648: Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses (Scotland) Bill (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 20/12/2017
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09681: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 20/12/2017
Result - For: 86, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09128: Writers to the Signet Dependants’ Annuity Fund Amendment (Scotland) Bill (Alison Harris)
Meeting Date: 14/12/2017
Result - For: 105, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-09513.4: Finance (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2017
Result - For: 64, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09513: Finance (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2017
Result - For: 64, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09406.2: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 28, Against: 57 Abstain: 14
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-09406.1: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 71, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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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 >>
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Motion S5M-08826: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08607: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08536.4: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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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 >>
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Question S5O-01542: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12770: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12771: 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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Question S5W-12071: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12001: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/10/2017 Show Full Question >>

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