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 13 November 2019 [Draft] : 13 November 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I welcome this debate and I am grateful to Clare Adamson for bringing it to Parliament. She is a champion for all those who are affected by the disease. I also ex...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 November 2019 [Draft] : 06 November 2019


Alison Johnstone

There is little in the public domain from the Scottish Government on that partnership. Perhaps the Scottish Government is—understandably—uncomfortable about takin...



Social Security Committee 31 October 2019 [Draft] : 31 October 2019


Alison Johnstone

I appreciate that a new agency has been built from scratch and tasked with the huge responsibility of making a £3 billion system work, and that that places huge d...



Social Security Committee 31 October 2019 [Draft] : 31 October 2019


Alison Johnstone

I have a couple of questions. Social Security Scotland’s annual report shows that 10 overpayments—worth a total of £4,000—were m...



Social Security Committee 31 October 2019 [Draft] : 31 October 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I was just sitting patiently and listening.



Meeting of the Parliament 31 October 2019 [Draft] : 31 October 2019


Alison Johnstone

My colleague Andy Wightman first raised the issue with the minister almost two years ago, in November 2017. He also amended the Planning (Scotland) Bill—his amend...



Meeting of the Parliament 31 October 2019 [Draft] : 31 October 2019


3. Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

We have grown used to waiting for the Scottish National Party Government to act on a whole range of issues. We are waiting for the health and social care workforce plan; we are waiting for o...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 October 2019 [Draft] : 29 October 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

The devolution of disability benefits is one of the most significant developments in Scotland’s devolution journey, and it is appropriate that we are debating the future of disability benefi...



Social Security Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Alison Johnstone

Have there been any discussions or work around the method of transferring funds for the cold weather payments and the winter fuel payments?



Social Security Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Alison Johnstone

I appreciate that this is a complex area, but you will appreciate that when it appears that a group of low-income people, who might be particularly vulnerable, are being offered an increase ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-19851.1: Implications of the Imposition of US Tariffs on Scottish Products (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2019
Result - For: 16, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19851.2: Implications of the Imposition of US Tariffs on Scottish Products (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2019
Result - For: 16, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19851: Implications of the Imposition of US Tariffs on Scottish Products (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2019
Result - For: 74, Against: 16 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19822.3: Artificial Intelligence and Data Driven Technologies: Opportunities for the Scottish Economy and Society (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 13/11/2019
Result - For: 66, Against: 22 Abstain: 5
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AbstainCarried
S5M-19822.1: Artificial Intelligence and Data Driven Technologies: Opportunities for the Scottish Economy and Society (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 13/11/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19743: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19539: Referendums (Scotland) Bill: Financial Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19715.3: The Resilience of Scotland's Ferry Network (Paul Wheelhouse)
Meeting Date: 06/11/2019
Result - For: 64, Against: 46 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19715.2: The Resilience of Scotland's Ferry Network (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 06/11/2019
Result - For: 19, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-19715: The Resilience of Scotland's Ferry Network (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 06/11/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 46 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-19699: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19577.3: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19249: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19177: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19176: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19077: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19020: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18902.2: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-26371: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26369: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26372: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26370: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26345: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26336: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26224: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26178: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03712: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26006: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/10/2019 Show Full Question >>

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