Alison Johnstone MSP

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Member of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit 

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Social Security Committee 29 June 2017 : 29 June 2017


Alison Johnstone

I want to address some of the points that my colleagues have made. Amendment 49 would not require the Scottish Government to make projections about impacts on chi...



Social Security Committee 29 June 2017 : 29 June 2017


Alison Johnstone

The bill is about defining poverty in law as it relates to income, and setting targets for boosting the incomes of poorer families. One important way of achieving...



Social Security Committee 29 June 2017 : 29 June 2017


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

The stage 1 report made a recommendation, which was unanimously supported by the committee, that, because the policy actions req...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 June 2017 : 27 June 2017


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I am glad that the cabinet secretary has highlighted the valuable role that Sands plays. I would appreciate it if she could tell us how the Scottish Government is...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 June 2017 : 27 June 2017


Alison Johnstone

I am concerned—as, I am sure, we all are—that we are not seeing increases in the number of whole-time equivalent paediatric consultants. Between March 2016 and Ma...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 June 2017 : 27 June 2017


Alison Johnstone

Although NHS Lothian is committed to reinstating the service as soon as possible over the summer, it is not acceptable for patients and their families to face an indefinite period of closure...



Social Security Committee 22 June 2017 : 22 June 2017


Alison Johnstone

Amendment 33 requires the Scottish Government to consult people with direct experience of poverty. The bill requires consultation with groups that represent poor ...



Social Security Committee 22 June 2017 : 22 June 2017


Alison Johnstone

Adam Tomkins has said that he will not move amendments 5 and 6; I will support all the other amendments in the group.



Social Security Committee 22 June 2017 : 22 June 2017


Alison Johnstone

I note that, in his response to our stage 1 report, the Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland said:



Social Security Committee 22 June 2017 : 22 June 2017


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Worklessness is not a reliable indicator of poverty. Although workless households are more likely to be in poverty than working households, 70 per cent of poor ch...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-06376.1: Education Governance Next Steps (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.4: Education Governance Next Steps (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.3: Education Governance Next Steps (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376: Education Governance Next Steps (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 51, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06356: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 53 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 1: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-05829: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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