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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Parliamentary Activities

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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 April 2018 [Draft] : 18 April 2018


John Finnie

That is the point that I was trying to make. What if a producer says, “I’m not going to publish that”?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 April 2018 [Draft] : 18 April 2018


John Finnie

What if they do not provide that information?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 April 2018 [Draft] : 18 April 2018


John Finnie

It was about SEPA’s sector plan and the producers’ voluntary undertaking on sea lice.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 April 2018 [Draft] : 18 April 2018


John Finnie

I will ask a brief question, as much of what I wanted to ask about has been touched on already. <...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 April 2018 [Draft] : 18 April 2018


John Finnie

Just for the record, where are those areas?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 April 2018 [Draft] : 18 April 2018


John Finnie

I am sorry to interrupt you, but I suspect that that might intrude on other questions. I am specifically interested in the red zone and the analogy with the syste...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 April 2018 [Draft] : 18 April 2018


John Finnie

I have a brief question for Mr Harvey. I am interested in your comments on the moratorium—in particular, the references to the Norwegian system. You alluded to ar...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 April 2018 [Draft] : 18 April 2018


John Finnie

I need to let you know, convener, that it may well be—I am not sure—that I am an objector to that particular application, so I think that it is appropriate that I say that. I have no further...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 April 2018 [Draft] : 18 April 2018


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

To what extent does the understandable wish for employment in fragile areas intrude on planning considerations disproportionately or inappropriately?



Meeting of the Parliament 18 April 2018 [Draft] : 18 April 2018


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

The minister always encourages groups to come to him with proposals about rail although I never hear that encouragement from him in relation to roads. Why will the Scottish Government not ta...

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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AgainstDefeated
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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ForDefeated
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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AgainstCarried
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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ForDefeated

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Motion S5M-11430: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11289: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11234: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10450: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10039.1: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10038.2: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09705: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09697: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09590: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09529.2: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-16074: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16068: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16014: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16009: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16002: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-15994: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15992: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15995: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2018 Show Full Question >>

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