John Finnie MSP

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John Finnie MSP

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  • Member for: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish Green Party

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John is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 05 October 2017 [Draft] : 05 October 2017


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

Last week, the Scottish Government announced that it will not establish a specialist environmental court or tribunal. When the United Kingdom leaves the European ...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 October 2017 [Draft] : 04 October 2017


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

As ever, I am enthusiastic to congratulate all public sector workers, including those at NHS Highland.



Justice Committee 03 October 2017 [Draft] : 03 October 2017


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

This list gives them with their full names.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 02 October 2017 [Draft] : 02 October 2017


John Finnie

Thank you for that. The issue having been raised this morning, it would be passing strange if we did not, in turn, raise it with the panel. You will understand th...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 02 October 2017 [Draft] : 02 October 2017


John Finnie

Don’t shoot the messenger, but there is a question about the direction of travel. Certainly with party politics, regardless of what party someone belongs to, peop...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 02 October 2017 [Draft] : 02 October 2017


John Finnie

Yes, indeed. This morning, concerns were expressed about powers being given to the councils because people do not know what independent councillors stand for and ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 02 October 2017 [Draft] : 02 October 2017


John Finnie

That is very helpful. May I ask about consultation? I just want a brief answer, because you have alluded to it already. What level of consultation would you antic...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 02 October 2017 [Draft] : 02 October 2017


John Finnie

I used the phrase “access to health and social care”. We have already seen integration of those taking place. I return to the phrase “single purpose authority”, w...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 02 October 2017 [Draft] : 02 October 2017


John Finnie

The committee that is scrutinising a bill always gets lobbied to put specific information on the face of the bill. We know that transport, digital infrastructure,...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 02 October 2017 [Draft] : 02 October 2017


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

Councillor Heddle mentioned the European Charter of Local Self-Government. Will you outline the difference between what that charter commends and what is proposed...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-08035.2: Roll out of Universal Credit (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2017
Result - For: 23, Against: 75 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-08035.4: Roll out of Universal Credit (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2017
Result - For: 75, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-08035.1: Roll out of Universal Credit (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2017
Result - For: 75, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-08035.3: Roll out of Universal Credit (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2017
Result - For: 75, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-08035: Roll out of Universal Credit (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2017
Result - For: 75, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-07774: Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Bill (Annabelle Ewing)
Meeting Date: 21/09/2017
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-07750.4: Finance (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2017
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-07750.1: Finance (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-07750.3: Finance (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2017
Result - For: 6, Against: 58 Abstain: 60
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ForDefeated
S5M-07750.2: Finance (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2017
Result - For: 5, Against: 59 Abstain: 60
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Motion S5M-08304: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/10/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08135: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 05/10/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07820: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07740.1: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07652: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07515: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-07516: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07444: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 01/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07408: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 31/08/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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