Alison Johnstone MSP

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Member of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit 

Member of the Presiding Officer's Advisory Group

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Meeting of the Parliament 16 November 2017 [Draft] : 16 November 2017


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I am pleased that we are having the debate and I thank Alex Cole-Hamilton for making it possible. We have heard that incontinence is a public health issue that affects millions but is covere...



Health and Sport Committee 14 November 2017 : 14 November 2017


Alison Johnstone

There almost needs to be somebody to take the process forward for them.



Health and Sport Committee 14 November 2017 : 14 November 2017


Alison Johnstone

It seems that there are standards that need to be introduced when it comes to language, behaviour and how we treat people who have conditions that we perhaps do n...



Health and Sport Committee 14 November 2017 : 14 November 2017


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Some of the most concerning aspects in the submission from Down’s Syndrome Scotland were about the fact that there are not even any standards yet. The submission ...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 November 2017 [Draft] : 09 November 2017


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

What action is the Scottish Government taking to support Adam Maxwell, who has barely slept since the death of his wife Kirsty, in Benidorm in April this year, as...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


Alison Johnstone

I will not take an intervention at this point, and I will not take lessons from Mr Balfour, who supports the random discrimination of the two-child limit and the ...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I thank those whom I have not thanked previously—the legislation team, the clerks, my MSP colleagues and the small team in my office. I will also mention, as othe...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


Alison Johnstone

I think that we would agree that child benefit is a trusted and stigma-free source of income for the vast majority of families, but for so many households it is also an absolute lifeline.

Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

The antipoverty measures that we will need to put in place in order for us to stand any chance of achieving the targets will need to be radical and far-reaching. They will also need to be ad...



Health and Sport Committee 07 November 2017 : 07 November 2017


Alison Johnstone

The convener and I met a gentleman who was representing his family’s tragic case and his experience with his NHS health board. It made for very difficult listening. He was incredibly well pr...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-09000.3: Suicide Prevention in Scotland (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2017
Result - For: 77, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09000: Suicide Prevention in Scotland (Maureen Watt)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2017
Result - For: 77, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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S5M-08596: Edinburgh Bakers' Widows' Fund Bill (Tom Arthur)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2017
Result - For: 102, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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S5M-08828.1: Migration (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 29, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-08828: Migration (Alasdair Allan)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 33 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SPCB Election
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 106, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 7: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 98, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 7: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 67, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-08706: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Gillian Martin)
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 102, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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S5M-08696: Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 08/11/2017
Result - For: 115, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-08826: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-08536.4: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08274: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08225: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08188: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08168: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-12071: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12001: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11824: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
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