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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Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


John Finnie

Inverness airport has received a very poor environmental compliance rating from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency for four years in a row. Air traffic co...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 05 December 2018 [Draft] : 05 December 2018


John Finnie

I have no issue with the instruments and I will support them, but I would like to comment on the genetic modification instrument. The question is whether the law as it stands goes far enough...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 05 December 2018 [Draft] : 05 December 2018


John Finnie

Can I say at the outset, cab—I was going to call you cabinet secretary, convener.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 05 December 2018 [Draft] : 05 December 2018


John Finnie

The decision might be commercial, but it can be heavily influenced by the Government. The Government should not provide significant sums of money to an industrial...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 05 December 2018 [Draft] : 05 December 2018


John Finnie

That is okay, convener. Thank you. The Sc...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 05 December 2018 [Draft] : 05 December 2018


John Finnie

Okay, I will leave that there. Thank you very much.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 05 December 2018 [Draft] : 05 December 2018


John Finnie

The Teckal exemption and the Altmark criteria are being talked about a lot, and we might wonder to what extent they will continue to have any relevance if, in a f...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 05 December 2018 [Draft] : 05 December 2018


John Finnie

Will you provide an update on the review of ferry services procurement?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 05 December 2018 [Draft] : 05 December 2018


John Finnie

Jamie Greene has a smile on his face, having heard the cabinet secretary, because the nub of the issue is franchising. I know that Mr Greene wants to use the word “risks”, but tremendous ben...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 05 December 2018 [Draft] : 05 December 2018


John Finnie

A model may be suggested in future questions. 11:45  

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15032: Protecting Our Interests: Scotland's Response to the UK Government and EU's Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/12/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15017: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - UK Legislation (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2018
Result - For: 100, Against: 7 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-14962.2: Ending Homelessness Together (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 29/11/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-14914.2: New Approach Needed to Tackle Scotland’s Drugs Crisis (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2018
Result - For: 85, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-14914: New Approach Needed to Tackle Scotland’s Drugs Crisis (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 114, Against: 0 Abstain: 4
AbstainCarried
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 11
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 33, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 26
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 33, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 17
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 0 Abstain: 28
ForCarried

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Motion S5M-14991: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14938: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14953: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14896: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14887: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14868: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14744: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14520.2: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14540: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14476: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-20420: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20395: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02682: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20330: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20289: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20290: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20232: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20229: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20237: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20235: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Question >>

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