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 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I, too, thank Monica Lennon for bringing the debate to Parliament today. It is truly a national shame and scandal that so many people have had their lives destroyed by drugs. The Greens have...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 September 2019 [Draft] : 11 September 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

The cabinet secretary states that the additional cost of this shocking case will be borne by the health portfolio—so, ultimately, by the people of Scotland. Those...



Social Security Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Alison Johnstone

A couple of people have suggested this morning that there is less stigma around the take-up of benefits for children. However, is that the case, or is it simply t...



Social Security Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

The literature review that was carried out by the Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion found that one of the major findings of the studies of benefit take-up ...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 September 2019 : 05 September 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Drugs deaths are avoidable, yet Scotland now has the highest rate of such deaths in the European Union, so the Government’s recognition that this is a public heal...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 September 2019 : 05 September 2019


Alison Johnstone

I certainly cannot get behind a Government that freezes investment in cycling and walking in the face of a climate emergency.



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2019 : 26 June 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I appreciate the cabinet secretary’s assurances that there are no plans to lift the halt on the use of transvaginal mesh. However, I am concerned by her statement that



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2019 : 26 June 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I thank the cabinet secretary for providing advance sight of her statement.



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2019 : 26 June 2019


Alison Johnstone

Since 2010, only 4,340 homes have been brought back into use. At the current rate of progress, we will have to wait 173 years until all the empty homes in Scotlan...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2019 : 26 June 2019


2. Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to reduce the number of empty homes. (S5O-03432)

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-18778.1: Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2019
Result - For: 34, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-18778: Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 5 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
S5M-18767.1: The Impact of the UK Government's Planned Immigration Policy and Mobility Restrictions on Scotland's University and Scientific Research Sectors (Oliver Mundell)
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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S5M-18767: The Impact of the UK Government's Planned Immigration Policy and Mobility Restrictions on Scotland's University and Scientific Research Sectors (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 1 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
SPCB election
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-18695.1: Avoiding a No-deal Exit from the EU (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 05/09/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-18695: Avoiding a No-deal Exit from the EU (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/09/2019
Result - For: 87, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-17945: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 26/06/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4A
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 26, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4B
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-18716: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18634: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18633: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18413: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18382: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18381: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17616: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17482: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17385: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17332: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-25206: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 05/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03516: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24456: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/07/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24355: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/07/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24153: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/07/2019 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-24148: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/07/2019 Show Full Question >>

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