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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Social Security Committee 14 June 2018 [Draft] : 14 June 2018


Alison Johnstone

Given the focus on independent advocacy during the passage of the Social Security (Scotland) Bill, it would make sense for an independent advocate to deal with on...



Social Security Committee 14 June 2018 [Draft] : 14 June 2018


Alison Johnstone

It sounds as though we have opportunities to improve the system.

Social Security Committee 14 June 2018 [Draft] : 14 June 2018


Alison Johnstone

A major issue with passporting is that someone can lose their entitlement to a benefit if their claim for the benefit from which they were passported is rejected. CPAG’s submission suggests ...



Social Security Committee 14 June 2018 [Draft] : 14 June 2018


Alison Johnstone

I suppose that, with disability assistance coming online in the next few years, this is an ideal opportunity to get it right and to revisit how Motability is assessed and what we can do to e...



Social Security Committee 14 June 2018 [Draft] : 14 June 2018


Alison Johnstone

Is that view shared by other witnesses?



Social Security Committee 14 June 2018 [Draft] : 14 June 2018


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I would like to follow up a couple of points on attendance allowance, which does not have a mobility component and therefore does not passport to the blue badge scheme and to Motability. It ...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 June 2018 [Draft] : 13 June 2018


Alison Johnstone

Will the member take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 13 June 2018 [Draft] : 13 June 2018


Alison Johnstone

Thank you.



Meeting of the Parliament 13 June 2018 [Draft] : 13 June 2018


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I am pleased that one of the amendments that have been selected for debate today—the Labour amendment—acknowledges that the prevalence of mental health problems i...



Health and Sport Committee 12 June 2018 : 12 June 2018


Alison Johnstone

Thank you. Do other witnesses share that view?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12706.4: Health (Maureen Watt)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 62 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-12706: Health (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 62
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S5M-12708.4: Finance and the Constitution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 68, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12708: Finance and the Constitution (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12741: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 103, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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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
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S5M-12573: Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 06/06/2018
Result - For: 119, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12483: Housing (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 31/05/2018
Result - For: 114, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 15: Islands (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 17
Meeting Date: 30/05/2018
Result - For: 94, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 15: Islands (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 8
Meeting Date: 30/05/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 34 Abstain: 0
ForCarried

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Motion S5M-12856.2: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12864: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12706.3: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12635: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12533: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 31/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12287: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11984.2: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11986: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-17334: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17333: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17290: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17286: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17287: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17296: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17293: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-17291: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/06/2018 Show Full Question >>

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