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 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Alison Johnstone

Out of a £2.4 billion transport budget?



Meeting of the Parliament 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Alison Johnstone

Let us bear it in mind that the budget that was doubled has increased from 1.5 per cent to 3 per cent of the transport budget. It is tokenistic.



Meeting of the Parliament 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


3. Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I am sure that all members will wish to join me in extending my sincere sympathies to the family and friends of the cyclist who tragically lost her life in Glasgow this morning. ...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2019 [Draft] : 21 May 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

In recent months, there has been increasing awareness of health issues that affect women, such as endometriosis and menopause, and some of that good work is takin...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2019 [Draft] : 21 May 2019


Alison Johnstone

A citizens assembly should represent the demographics of the whole population in a way that the Parliament has, as yet, failed to do. Will the cabinet secretary c...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2019 [Draft] : 21 May 2019


5. Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

To ask the Scottish Government what scope it considers citizens assemblies could have in the governance of Scotland. (S5O-03260)



Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2019 [Draft] : 21 May 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Does the cabinet secretary agree that the Scottish Government’s long-term failure to properly invest in safe walking and cycling is contributing to the public hea...



Social Security Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Alison Johnstone

The committee has certainly had discussions on that several times now.



Social Security Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Alison Johnstone

I am just thinking about Sandra McDermott’s comments. I have been on the committee for some time now, and I know that the deputy convener and I have been interest...



Social Security Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Thank you, convener. I am very pleased that we are having this discussion. We know that the amount of benefits to which people are entitled but that they do not t...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17304.1: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17304.2: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 14, Against: 97 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17304.3: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 20, Against: 35 Abstain: 56
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S5M-17304: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 76, Against: 29 Abstain: 6
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AbstainCarried
S5M-17281.4: Treatment Time Guarantee (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17281.1: Treatment Time Guarantee (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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S5M-17281.2: Treatment Time Guarantee (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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AbstainDefeated
S5M-17281: Treatment Time Guarantee (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17280.2: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 52 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-17265.2: Adopting the Place Principle (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/05/2019
Result - For: 74, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-17281.3: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17184: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17011: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16811: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16801: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16792: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16710.3: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16702.2: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-23423: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03364: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23272: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23271: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03260: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23001: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23000: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22999: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22998: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03189: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2019 Show Full Question >>

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