Andy Wightman MSP

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Appointed Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

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Local Government and Communities Committee 18 April 2018 : 18 April 2018


Andy Wightman

Within the next two or three years, will we see a publication listing the 169 targets and 232 indicators and the measurements that the Scottish Government—



Local Government and Communities Committee 18 April 2018 : 18 April 2018


Andy Wightman

I do not deny that the sustainable development goals are incorporated in the national planning framework. There are 17 of them and they are there. The goals do not however sit in isolation; ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 18 April 2018 : 18 April 2018


Andy Wightman

You say 232 indicators is too many but you publish hundreds, if not thousands, of statistics. I can understand the argument for focusing on 50 or 60—you have 79 here—in a national performanc...



Local Government and Communities Committee 18 April 2018 : 18 April 2018


Andy Wightman

Okay. Moving on to sustainable development goals, they were agreed by the UN and all members of the UN signed up to them. The United Kingdom and the Scottish Government signed up to them.

Local Government and Communities Committee 18 April 2018 : 18 April 2018


Andy Wightman

The outcome is “a sustainable economy”. That is a much more general term and my point is that that would arguably be more appropriate as an overarching purpose. If you want to persist with e...



Local Government and Communities Committee 18 April 2018 : 18 April 2018


Andy Wightman

If you are wedded to sustainable and inclusive economic growth—and I do not want to have an argument about the term—it would be better as an outcome.



Local Government and Communities Committee 18 April 2018 : 18 April 2018


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

My questions are on the purpose and the sustainable development goals. The Government’s stated purpose talks about



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 April 2018


Andy Wightman

I have another question on collaboration and integration. How is the relationship that SDI and the wider enterprise network have with the UK Government’s Departme...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 April 2018


Andy Wightman

I have a couple of specific questions for Neil Francis, following the evaluation. The evaluation raised a number of questions and made some recommendations, one o...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 April 2018


Andy Wightman

When you say “in-market support”, what precisely do you mean?

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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S5M-11695.3: Safe Injection Services (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 47, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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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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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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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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Motion S5M-11309: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11290: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11240: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10949.1: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11100: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10623: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-15776: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01954: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2018 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15315: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-15291: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
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