Andy Wightman MSP

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Appointed Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

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Local Government and Communities Committee 10 January 2018 : 10 January 2018


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

I nominate Monica Lennon.



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2018 [Draft] : 09 January 2018


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

I thank Ben Macpherson for bringing this debate. It is on a topic in which I have a long-standing personal interest and that the Scottish Greens agree needs urgent action.



Local Government and Communities Committee 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Andy Wightman

This issue comes up in Parliament every three to four years on average, but it always gets put on the too-difficult pile, mainly because Parliament and its commit...



Local Government and Communities Committee 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Andy Wightman

My question was whether Parliament needs to act or whether we can just let things drift.



Local Government and Communities Committee 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Andy Wightman

Where do we go from here? Does Parliament need to do something more on this question, or is the iterative process of tweaking definitions, the disposal regime and...



Local Government and Communities Committee 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Andy Wightman

We will leave that hanging, I think. One o...



Local Government and Communities Committee 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Andy Wightman

Yes—it probably has 20 or so.



Local Government and Communities Committee 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Andy Wightman

The Borders has traditions such as the common ridings and all the rest of it, and some quite large areas of land are held in the common good. In Selkirk, a lot of...



Local Government and Communities Committee 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Andy Wightman

I have just one final question on management. Dr Neil talked about what is going on in Selkirk. Given that the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 provisions wer...



Local Government and Communities Committee 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Andy Wightman

In response to the question whether the rules that define common good are adequate, the Law Society of Scotland and Alasdair McEachan basically say no. There is a...

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S5M-09887.3: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 80, Against: 0 Abstain: 30
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S5M-09887.1: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 80, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09887.2: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09887: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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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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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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Motion S5M-09743: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09594: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-09221.3: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08747: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08370: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08210: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07613.3: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06579: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/07/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06348: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-13800: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01676: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13556: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13524: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13525: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-13301: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01575: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01486: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2017 Show Full Question >>

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