John Finnie MSP

Welcome to John Finnie MSP's biography pages

John Finnie MSP

Here you can find out about your MSPs' political activities and how to get in touch with them.

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

John is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

Search for other speeches made by this member

Meeting of the Parliament 21 June 2018 [Draft] : 21 June 2018


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

I wrote yesterday to the Minister for Local Government and Housing asking that he call in a Highland Council decision to grant approval for a development at Coul ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 June 2018 [Draft] : 20 June 2018


John Finnie

The two points that I intended to make have been covered. One is about the process and ensuring that what has happened is just a...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 June 2018 [Draft] : 20 June 2018


John Finnie

Any information on that would also be helpful, Mr Miller.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 June 2018 [Draft] : 20 June 2018


John Finnie

I am sure that Mr Miller will forgive me if I picked him up wrongly. I focused on the 5,000 jobs because I thought that Mr Miller was saying that that was the potential of winning the hub. I...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 June 2018 [Draft] : 20 June 2018


John Finnie

On the issue of confidentiality, an awful lot of this seems to be about headlines and inducements—if I am allowed to use that word. It is clear that people can be...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 June 2018 [Draft] : 20 June 2018


John Finnie

Can you break that down?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 June 2018 [Draft] : 20 June 2018


John Finnie

Forgive me; I do not understand that. You said that there would be 5,000 jobs in Scotland.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 June 2018 [Draft] : 20 June 2018


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

That figure of 5,000 jobs is a remarkably round one, Mr Miller. Do you have a breakdown of how it would be made up?



Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2018 [Draft] : 19 June 2018


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

I thank the cabinet secretary for early sight of the statement and I welcome Dame Elish Angiolini’s appointment.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2018 [Draft] : 19 June 2018


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

On a point of order, Presiding Officer. You will be aware that, under chapter 9B of the standing orders, this Parliament refused to consent to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill. Last week...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12891.2: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-12891.1: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 81, Against: 0 Abstain: 20
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-12861.2: Review of Government FoI Handling and Record Keeping (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 20/06/2018
Result - For: 66, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstCarried
S5M-12706.4: Health (Maureen Watt)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 62 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-12706: Health (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 62
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-12708.4: Finance and the Constitution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 68, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-12708: Finance and the Constitution (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-12741: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 103, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-12690.2: Improving the Lives of Scotland’s Gypsy/Travellers (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 12/06/2018
Result - For: 76, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-12573: Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 06/06/2018
Result - For: 119, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried

Search for other Motions lodged by John Finnie
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-12795: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12764: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12690.2: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12395: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12392: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12080: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12068: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11869: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11784: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11430: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Search for other Questions asked by John Finnie
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5W-17305: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17309: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17310: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17311: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17306: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17312: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17307: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17308: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17267: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17268: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/06/2018 Show Full Question >>

Lobbying

From 12 March 2018 face-to-face lobbying conversations with MSPs must be registered on the Lobbying Register. Find out more at www.lobbying.scot.

Further information

Email our Public Information Service for more information.

This website is using cookies.
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website.