John Finnie MSP

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John Finnie MSP

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  • Member for: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish Green Party

John is a member of the following Committees:

John is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


The Convener

Under agenda item 2, it is proposed that the committee agrees to take in private future consideration of a draft report on pre-b...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


The Convener

There being no further questions, I thank our witnesses very much indeed for their contributions. They have been extremely helpful, not only for this committee bu...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


The Convener

Thank you. At the end of our very helpful session on firearms licensing, in which a lot of concern was raised about the same issue of police officers replacing su...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


The Convener

I suspect that that is just how I heard it, but will you confirm that you are not suggesting revisiting the very good news that terms and conditions of police sta...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


The Convener

May I ask a final question? A recurring issue that we have come across is the tension between two things. First, recruiting the additional 1,000 officers needed t...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


The Convener

I assure you that that will be reflected in our representations.



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


The Convener

Yes, but first can you tell me whether the cabinet secretary said, “No problem—£300 million”?



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


The Convener

I am hoping that our last hour or so has not been academic. What discussions have there been with Scottish Government ministers or officials about funding for the programme?



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


The Convener

Thank you. We will come on to some specific financial questions soon—I am conscious that Mr Gray is sitting here patiently—but first let me turn to Fulton MacGregor.



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


The Convener

The submission that we received from Unison states:

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-14059.2: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-14059: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
S5M-13995.1: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-13995: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
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ForCarried
S5M-13945.1: Primary 1 Tests (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-13945: Primary 1 Tests (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-13876.1: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-13876.2: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 2
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ForCarried
S5M-13876: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 58
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ForCarried
S5M-13813.2: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-14302: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14036: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13915: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13627: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13608: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13300: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12795: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12764: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12690.2: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12395: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-19117: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19115: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19113: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19114: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19099: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19018: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19017: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19019: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19020: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19000: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2018 Show Full Question >>

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