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 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


Alison Johnstone

I seek clarity on the Labour position. Is Labour advocating that we move away from criminalising users to treating the issue as a public health issue? ...



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


Alison Johnstone

Action is needed urgently, and I would be very grateful if we could reach a consensus on that point today.



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


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I knew that I was going to speak, Presiding Officer; I am just pleasantly surprised.



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


Alison Johnstone

I am not entirely clear about whether Anas Sarwar sees substance misuse as a public health issue or as a criminal justice matter, so I would be grateful if he cou...



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


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Will the member take an intervention?



Health and Sport Committee 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 April 2018


Alison Johnstone

Professor Newby, I came to visit you in the Royal infirmary maybe two or three years ago with Ian Murray MP and Deidre Brock MP. We saw your research at first hand, and I was struck by the f...



Health and Sport Committee 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 April 2018


Alison Johnstone

I would like to focus on the comments from the British Lung Foundation and Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland on CAFS, the cleaner air for Scotland strategy. Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland...



Health and Sport Committee 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 April 2018


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Good morning. I am an MSP for Lothian.



Meeting of the Parliament 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 April 2018


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

It is right that we demand complete transparency regarding the financial decisions that are taken by the board, because such a situation cannot be allowed to happ...



Social Security Committee 16 April 2018 [Draft] : 16 April 2018


Alison Johnstone

But it could also be incredibly invasive and upsetting if women are forced to put on the record a situation or circumstance that they wish to remain entirely priv...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-11695.2: Safe Injection Services (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11695.3: Safe Injection Services (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 47, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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AbstainDefeated
S5M-11695.1: Safe Injection Services (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 9, Against: 98 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-11695: Safe Injection Services (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-11347.1: Scotland’s Support for the (UNESCO) Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11289.2: Better Buses (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 51 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-11289: Better Buses (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 5
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AbstainCarried
S5M-11290.2.1: Scrap the Council Tax (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11290.2: Scrap the Council Tax (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-11290.1: Scrap the Council Tax (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated

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Motion S5M-10998: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10343: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10133: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09769: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09595: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09553: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09427: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09218.3: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08897: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08873: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-15754: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15753: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15579: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15578: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15577: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15576: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15574: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15573: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15572: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15571: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Question >>

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