John Finnie MSP

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John Finnie MSP

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

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Meeting of the Parliament 16 November 2017 [Draft] : 16 November 2017


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

Two days ago, ScotRail issued the document that I hold in my hand, which is about the launch of a voluntary leaver scheme that i...



Justice Committee 14 November 2017 : 14 November 2017


John Finnie

I simply make the brief point that, although the discussion was about the budget, very important information was also forthcoming on the issue of custody. I was k...



Justice Committee 14 November 2017 : 14 November 2017


John Finnie

I would like clarification from Professor Paterson. Do you see that independent advice as a protection not only for the client but for the solicitor as well?

Justice Committee 14 November 2017 : 14 November 2017


John Finnie

Do any other panel members care to comment on that point? 10:45  



Justice Committee 14 November 2017 : 14 November 2017


John Finnie

The bill will enable solicitors to enter damages-based agreements. Will you outline the pros and cons of that form of payment? Is there a need for additional prot...



Justice Committee 14 November 2017 : 14 November 2017


John Finnie

Thank you—that is very reassuring. It would have been more reassuring to have had that information last week, which would have saved me asking those questions.

Justice Committee 14 November 2017 : 14 November 2017


John Finnie

My concern is about collateral intrusion and the potential impact of interference with health apps in particular. For instance, a Crohn’s disease health app that ...



Justice Committee 14 November 2017 : 14 November 2017


John Finnie

I am neither a lawyer nor a telecommunications expert; my job is to understand the legislation and to provide reassurance where that is required. No consultation ...



Justice Committee 14 November 2017 : 14 November 2017


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

Thank you for your statement, cabinet secretary. I availed myself of the briefing last week, but took no reassurance from it. Simple questions that I asked when w...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 November 2017 [Draft] : 14 November 2017


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

I thank the cabinet secretary for early sight of his statement. The Scottish Green Party welcomes the proposals in it.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-08828.1: Migration (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 29, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-08828: Migration (Alasdair Allan)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 33 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SPCB Election
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 106, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 7: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 98, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 7: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 67, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-08706: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Gillian Martin)
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 102, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-08696: Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 08/11/2017
Result - For: 115, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-08558.1: Presumption of Mainstreaming (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 02/11/2017
Result - For: 59, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-08558.3: Presumption of Mainstreaming (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 02/11/2017
Result - For: 59, Against: 53 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-08558: Presumption of Mainstreaming (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 02/11/2017
Result - For: 59, Against: 0 Abstain: 55
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-08709: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-08497.3: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08375: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08304: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/10/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08135: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 05/10/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07820: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-12655: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
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