Alison Johnstone MSP

Welcome to Alison Johnstone MSP's biography pages

Parliamentary Activities

Member of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit 

Member of the Presiding Officer's Advisory Group

Search for other speeches made by this member

Social Security Committee 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Alison Johnstone

I fully understand and endorse the Government’s view that it cannot recommend that Parliament consents to the provisions of the bill. It is incredibly sad—I have ...



Social Security Committee 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Alison Johnstone

You said that you expected up to 900 people to contact you but that only about 300 have done so. Do think that everyone is aware of the fact that they can contact you for help?



Social Security Committee 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Alison Johnstone

Are you content that the funding that you have for DHP is sufficient?



Social Security Committee 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Alison Johnstone

We heard from young parents who were concerned about having to move into cheaper accommodation because it might be further away from their family or support networks and other costs would be...



Social Security Committee 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

What we have heard this morning and what the written submissions say about the relationship with the DWP seems pretty damning. There is a submission from a lettin...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 March 2019 [Draft] : 20 March 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I thank Pauline McNeill for bringing this important subject to the chamber and for her comprehensive contribution. I, too, will focus on a particular aspect of the debate: the accessibility ...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

The minister was right to say that people who are affected by profound mental health issues have the right to participate in dec...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2019 [Draft] : 12 March 2019


Alison Johnstone

This has been a broad debate that has touched on key issues that impact people who are working.



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2019 [Draft] : 12 March 2019


Alison Johnstone

I have 20 seconds left. The scam living wa...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2019 [Draft] : 12 March 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

The Fraser of Allander institute defines fair work as “work that of...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-16445.1: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Edward Mountain)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
Not VotedDefeated
S5M-16445.3: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-16445.2: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 32, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForDefeated
S5M-16445: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-16407.4: Student Support (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-16407.1: Student Support (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-16407: Student Support (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-16408.3: Free Bus Travel for Under-25s (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 29 Abstain: 29
>> Show more
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 35: Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 9
Meeting Date: 19/03/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
ForCarried
S5M-16394: Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Bill (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 19/03/2019
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried

Search for other Motions lodged by Alison Johnstone
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-16384: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16257.2: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16012.2: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15179: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14915: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14749.4: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14717.2: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14621.3: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14590: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14437: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
Search for other Questions asked by Alison Johnstone
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5F-03204: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22282: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03066: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22200: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22199: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22198: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22197: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22196: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22179: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03118: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/03/2019 Show Full Question >>

Lobbying

From 12 March 2018 face-to-face lobbying conversations with MSPs must be registered on the Lobbying Register. Find out more at www.lobbying.scot.

Further information

Email our Public Information Service for more information.

This website is using cookies.
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website.