Alison Johnstone MSP

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Member of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit 

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Social Security Committee 05 October 2017 [Draft] : 05 October 2017


Alison Johnstone

I address this question to Craig Smith. At the start of the evidence session, you were asked about the strengths of the bill and...



Social Security Committee 05 October 2017 [Draft] : 05 October 2017


Alison Johnstone

Earlier, Peter Hastie commented on the fact that the Social Security (Scotland) Bill has a hugely important role to play, but that society at large can also contr...



Social Security Committee 05 October 2017 [Draft] : 05 October 2017


Alison Johnstone

What are your views on the need for the uprating of benefits to be in the bill? Do you believe that benefits should be uprated annually, and should that be in the...



Social Security Committee 05 October 2017 [Draft] : 05 October 2017


Alison Johnstone

It sounds as though assessment is absolutely key to the whole process and, in far too many instances, it has been going horribly wrong. I feel astonished that, de...



Social Security Committee 05 October 2017 [Draft] : 05 October 2017


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

On the same subject, I have a question about future proofing. It sounds as if you are having constructive discussions with the current Government and the current ...



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


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

The Scottish Government is a Scottish living wage employer. In answer to a question of mine, the minister wrote:



Health and Sport Committee 03 October 2017 : 03 October 2017


Alison Johnstone

Mr Robertson, do you think that spending only 2 per cent of revenue on IT is inefficient? Does that have to increase?



Health and Sport Committee 03 October 2017 : 03 October 2017


Alison Johnstone

Professor Thuemmler, you talked about how essential connectivity will be in future if we are to treat more and more people away from traditional clinical settings...



Health and Sport Committee 03 October 2017 : 03 October 2017


Alison Johnstone

I am an MSP for Lothian.



Health and Sport Committee 03 October 2017 : 03 October 2017


Alison Johnstone

You said that, if we are to tackle physical inactivity, there must be partnership working, but we do not seem to have quite cracked that yet, when it comes to acc...

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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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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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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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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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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S5M-07750.4: Finance (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2017
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-07750.1: Finance (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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S5M-07750.3: Finance (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2017
Result - For: 6, Against: 58 Abstain: 60
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S5M-07750.2: Finance (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2017
Result - For: 5, Against: 59 Abstain: 60
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Motion S5M-08225: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-08168: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-07901: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-07738: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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