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Meeting of the Parliament 01 December 2016 : 01 December 2016


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

The Scottish Green Party will support the motion and the Labour amendment. However, every day—not just 16 days a year—should be a day of action to end violence against women and girls. It is...



Meeting of the Parliament 01 December 2016 : 01 December 2016


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

I thank the minister for early sight of the statement and for its evidence-based content. The Green Party will support the Government’s direction of travel—partic...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


John Finnie

Finally, minister, you talked about the benefit to the economy and you specifically mentioned oil and gas. I appreciate that it might be outwith your remit, but c...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


John Finnie

Clearly it has, because on the basis of those reassurances the RSPB withdrew its objection. As a general principle, would you commend this way of approaching majo...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


John Finnie

RSPB Scotland sent a letter, which also went to Marine Scotland and to Transport Scotland, which is in your remit, in which it talked about eider ducks, terns, ki...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


John Finnie

What is your view on the level of scrutiny that is afforded to that work, compared with the other works?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


John Finnie

Minister, I understand that planning permission has been granted for the landward-side works and that the revision order that we are considering is for the seawar...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


John Finnie

Who adjudicates on the figure if it is going to cost £1,900 or £2,000? Does BT come up with the figure?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


John Finnie

How many instances of that occurred? What constitutes value for money?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


John Finnie

It is certainly the case that a large, private, multinational corporation has done very well from public money, and that might be entirely to do with the contract...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-02919.1: Support for Scotland’s Renewables (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 30, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02919.4: Support for Scotland’s Renewables (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 6, Against: 97 Abstain: 18
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S5M-02919: Support for Scotland’s Renewables (Paul Wheelhouse)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-02835: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 91, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-02820.1: Recognising 16 Days of Action to End Violence Against Women and Girls (Douglas Ross)
Meeting Date: 01/12/2016
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-02809.3: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-02809: Education (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 34 Abstain: 6
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AbstainCarried
S5M-02804.2: Local Democracy (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 61, Against: 61 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-02804.1: Local Democracy (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-02804: Local Democracy (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried

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