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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Meeting of the Parliament 14 November 2018 [Draft] : 14 November 2018


John Finnie

Will the member take an intervention on the matter of the train sets?



Meeting of the Parliament 14 November 2018 [Draft] : 14 November 2018


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

I declare an interest as a member of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers parliamentary group. I thank members of the RMT, the Associated Society of Locomotive Engineer...



Meeting of the Parliament 01 November 2018 [Draft] : 01 November 2018


John Finnie

Will the cabinet secretary provide an update to Parliament on the findings of the review that she told me was on-going in a letter dated 16 April 2018 and to whic...



Meeting of the Parliament 01 November 2018 [Draft] : 01 November 2018


2. John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

To ask the Scottish Government how many vessels are in its marine and fisheries protection fleet. (S5O-02500)



Local Government and Communities Committee 31 October 2018 : 31 October 2018


John Finnie

I thank the minister for that intervention and I will say again, for the avoidance of any doubt, that I do not doubt his personal commitment to the issue. We will...



Local Government and Communities Committee 31 October 2018 : 31 October 2018


John Finnie

I thank the minister for his remarks. He suggests that we have “further” discussions because we had a very brief discussion as we passed in the corridor.

Local Government and Communities Committee 31 October 2018 : 31 October 2018


John Finnie

First, I would like to thank the minister for the offer of talks on this particular issue. Unfortunately, diary clashes meant that those did not take place but, a...



Local Government and Communities Committee 31 October 2018 : 31 October 2018


John Finnie

I am grateful to the minister for taking my intervention. On other committees, I have appreciated the Scottish Government sharing its purpose-and-effect notes.

Local Government and Communities Committee 31 October 2018 : 31 October 2018


John Finnie

Will the minister take an intervention?



Local Government and Communities Committee 31 October 2018 : 31 October 2018


John Finnie

I will restrict my comments to my amendment 332, which would introduce fees for monitoring complex developments. I hear what the minister has said—

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-14717.3: Investing in Social Care for Scotland’s Future (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14717: Investing in Social Care for Scotland’s Future (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 91, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-14720.3: ScotRail Break Clause (Paul Wheelhouse)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 60, Against: 60 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-14720.2: ScotRail Break Clause (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14720: ScotRail Break Clause (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
S5M-14665: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 111, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-14744: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14520.2: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14540: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14476: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14302: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14036: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13915: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13627: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13608: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13300: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-19756: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19718: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19719: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19717: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19708: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19707: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19706: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19609: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02500: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19115: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2018 Show Full Question >>

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