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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Social Security Committee 17 January 2019 [Draft] : 17 January 2019


Alison Johnstone

My concern—I am sure that other committee members share this concern—is that we are just at the beginning of 2019 and, for people who are really struggling, 2022 ...



Social Security Committee 17 January 2019 [Draft] : 17 January 2019


Alison Johnstone

You mentioned the income supplement in your response. You will be aware that, in December, a wide range of civic organisations wrote to the Cabinet Secretary for ...



Social Security Committee 17 January 2019 [Draft] : 17 January 2019


Alison Johnstone

Last week, the Fraser of Allander institute and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation published a blog post that raised doubts about how much the draft budget does to ta...



Social Security Committee 17 January 2019 [Draft] : 17 January 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I thank the cabinet secretary for her evidence so far this morning. I want to ask some questions for the sake of clarity. I appreciate that not all local authorit...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 January 2019 : 10 January 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Like other members, I thank Mark Griffin for bringing this important issue to the chamber. I also thank Macmillan Cancer Support and Marie Curie for their on-going work and for the research ...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2019 [Draft] : 09 January 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I, too, congratulate Gordon MacDonald on securing this debate on the important work that the Rotary Club of Currie Balerno and the Edinburgh-based Turing Trust ar...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2019 [Draft] : 09 January 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I welcome the minister’s intention to improve the Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Act 2002 and I look forward to working with her to deliver a real ban on f...



Social Security Committee 20 December 2018 [Draft] : 20 December 2018


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

You obviously have a great deal of expertise and experience in the area, and it is clear that you are passionate about the subject matter, which is hugely importa...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 December 2018 [Draft] : 19 December 2018


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I welcome the minister’s assurances that high-quality childcare is underpinned by professional, dedicated and skilled staff, but some providers in Lothian have expressed concern that there i...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 December 2018 [Draft] : 19 December 2018


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Is the minister confident that the pledge to create 80 to 90 additional counsellors in further and higher education over the next four years is sufficient to tack...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15390.3: Scotland’s Future Economy (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15390.1: Scotland’s Future Economy (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15390: Scotland’s Future Economy (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15380.3: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15380.1: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 6, Against: 107 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15380: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 28
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ForCarried
S5M-15279.3: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15279.2: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 51, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15279.1: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15279: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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AbstainCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-14406.1: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14254: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14194.3: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/10/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-20689: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-20684: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-20568: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
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