Alison Johnstone MSP

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Alison Johnstone MSP

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Member of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit 

Member of the Presiding Officer's Advisory Group

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Meeting of the Parliament 24 November 2020 Business until 18:10 : 24 November 2020


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

The First Minister confirmed in her statement that 8.6 per cent of recent tests have proved positive, which is above the World Health Organization threshold of 5 ...



Social Security Committee 19 November 2020 [Draft] : 19 November 2020


Alison Johnstone

I am content, convener. My main concerns are the lessons that those who deliver benefits might learn in not making applications unduly complicated and lengthy, an...



Social Security Committee 19 November 2020 [Draft] : 19 November 2020


Alison Johnstone

My one outstanding question this morning is about help for self-employed people. There are people who are still telling us that the support that they need is not ...



Social Security Committee 19 November 2020 [Draft] : 19 November 2020


Alison Johnstone

Thank you, Mhoraig. I appreciate that.



Social Security Committee 19 November 2020 [Draft] : 19 November 2020


Alison Johnstone

Thank you. I really appreciate the comments that you have made.

Social Security Committee 19 November 2020 [Draft] : 19 November 2020


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

It is fair to say that, in this important discussion, many of the themes are overarching, so some of what I was intending to explore has been touched on. However,...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 November 2020 [Draft] : 19 November 2020


Alison Johnstone

Two and a half thousand staff absences have been reported in schools in recent weeks. It is clear that action is urgently needed.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 November 2020 [Draft] : 19 November 2020


3. Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

The First Minister has welcomed scrutiny of her Government’s response to the pandemic and, as always, the Scottish Green Party is committed to playing a constructive role in opposition.

Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 18 November 2020 [Draft] : 18 November 2020


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

The Government’s amendment would remove the call from the Scottish Greens for the Parliament to declare a nature emergency. In the amendment, the Government prefers to use the word “crises” ...



Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints 17 November 2020 [Draft] : 17 November 2020


Alison Johnstone

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Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-23328: Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 24/11/2020
Result - For: 121, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-23416.2: Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 19/11/2020
Result - For: 51, Against: 71 Abstain: 0
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S5M-23416.3: Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 19/11/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 99 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-23416: Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/11/2020
Result - For: 99, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-23385.3: Safe Schools (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-23385.2: Safe Schools (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-23385: Safe Schools (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 1 Abstain: 56
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ForCarried
S5M-23383.4: Declaration of a Nature Emergency (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 85, Against: 35 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-23383: Declaration of a Nature Emergency (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 87, Against: 33 Abstain: 2
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AgainstCarried
S5M-23324: Environment Bill - UK Legislation (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 12/11/2020
Result - For: 110, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-23329: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/11/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23296.2: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/11/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23214: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23133.3: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22985.3: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/10/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22818: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/09/2020 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22635.2: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22603: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22570: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22560: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-33494: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33275: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 16/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04568: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33190: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33189: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33174: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-33175: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04745: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33029: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/11/2020 Show Full Question >>

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