Andy Wightman MSP

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Appointed Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

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Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Andy Wightman

As the minister says, the collaborative economy report has been published; it is now time for action. Will the minister confirm that, as the First Minister acknow...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


3. Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

To ask the Scottish Government what action it will take to regulate the commercial short-term letting of domestic flats. (S5O-01776)



Local Government and Communities Committee 07 February 2018 [Draft] : 07 February 2018


Andy Wightman

It is just to supplement what I said following other members’ contributions. Two other issues were raised. They will come out in our summary, but I think that they were quite important. Firs...



Local Government and Communities Committee 07 February 2018 [Draft] : 07 February 2018


Andy Wightman

Thank you very much, convener. I went to the Isle of Skye with Jane Williams, who is the clerk to the committee, and Alan Rehfisch, who is from parliamentary research. We met 13 people on Mo...



Local Government and Communities Committee 07 February 2018 [Draft] : 07 February 2018


Andy Wightman

That would be for any changes to the qualifications following your consultation, but does the UK Government have any problems with the current measures? I think that it had only 12 responses...



Local Government and Communities Committee 07 February 2018 [Draft] : 07 February 2018


Andy Wightman

I presume that the UK Government is supportive of the measures. Has it raised any concerns from a UK parliamentary elections point of view?



Local Government and Communities Committee 07 February 2018 [Draft] : 07 February 2018


Andy Wightman

What prompted the changes? Where did the idea for making the changes come from?



Local Government and Communities Committee 07 February 2018 [Draft] : 07 February 2018


Andy Wightman

The access to elected office fund has been useful, but what initiatives have been taken to improve registration, turnout and candidacy among people with other protected characteristics?

Local Government and Communities Committee 07 February 2018 [Draft] : 07 February 2018


Andy Wightman

What role does the commission have in ensuring that people with protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010 can register and vote on the same basis as everybody else? If the commis...



Local Government and Communities Committee 07 February 2018 [Draft] : 07 February 2018


Andy Wightman

I can understand that. Moving on, do you have a role in improving the ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-10571.3: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10571.2: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 4, Against: 104 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10571: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 78, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10518: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 21/02/2018
Result - For: 70, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10397: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 20/02/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10307.1: Stemming the Plastic Tide: Action to Tackle the Impact of Single-use Plastics on Land and in our Seas (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 62 Abstain: 26
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SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 90, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 11
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10218: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 118, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10183.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-10158: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09743: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09594: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09580: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09221.3: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08747: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08370: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08210: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07613.3: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06579: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/07/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-01776: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 31/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01714: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13800: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01676: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13556: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13523: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13524: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13527: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13525: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13301: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2017 Show Full Question >>

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