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:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


John Finnie

Thank you very much indeed.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


John Finnie

I refer to “Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit”, which was published in February 2018 and, in particular, the ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


John Finnie

Has an assessment been made on the impact of a full ban on the agricultural sector?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


John Finnie

That is very reassuring. Can I ask you about the level of co-operation with the Scottish Government on that? I recently asked questions of the cabinet secretary, ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


John Finnie

There is a concern about the word “processing”. Are you aware, for instance, that each year thousands of calves leave Scotland for processing and might well be sl...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


John Finnie

As a representative of the Highlands and Islands, I know that the highest standards apply there.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


John Finnie

Thank you. That is noted. Of course, the question was about attending a meeting of this committee. There have been several occasions when such meetings have been ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


John Finnie

This evidence session is about the implications for Scotland of the UK’s departure from the EU, which peppers a lot of the Parliament’s work, as you will understa...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

Good afternoon, secretary of state.



Meeting of the Parliament 27 June 2018 [Draft] : 27 June 2018


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

I, too, congratulate Rachael Hamilton on her motion.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12943: Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee's 5th Report, 2018 (Session 5) (Clare Haughey)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2018
Result - For: 101, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-12891.2: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-12891.1: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 81, Against: 0 Abstain: 20
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ForCarried
S5M-12861.2: Review of Government FoI Handling and Record Keeping (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 20/06/2018
Result - For: 66, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
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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AgainstDefeated
S5M-12706: Health (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 62
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ForCarried
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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ForCarried
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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ForCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-12392: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12080: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12068: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11869: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11784: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-18210: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18199: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18104: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18045: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18044: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17943: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17892: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17893: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17891: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17751: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/07/2018 Show Full Question >>

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