Alison Johnstone MSP

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Member of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit 

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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)



Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2019 : 25 June 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

The intention behind devolving powers to schools is to empower headteachers as education leaders, but it is not clear what accountability mechanisms are in place ...



Social Security Committee 20 June 2019 : 20 June 2019


Alison Johnstone

I, too, am content for the regulations to go ahead, but I would like to raise the issues that the Child Poverty Action Group has raised with regards to the stigma of prepayment cards and the...



Social Security Committee 20 June 2019 : 20 June 2019


Alison Johnstone

We need to be recording the instances where this is having an impact and acting on them.



Social Security Committee 20 June 2019 : 20 June 2019


Alison Johnstone

We do not have the Child Poverty Action Group with us this morning, but in its submission it has given a couple of quite concerning examples, including this one:



Social Security Committee 20 June 2019 : 20 June 2019


Alison Johnstone

Are there any exceptions being applied to take account of that? Should there not be some sort of marker on an individual’s record when this is clearly not going to work?



Social Security Committee 20 June 2019 : 20 June 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

There has rightly been a focus on the impact that the requirement for explicit consent may have on particularly vulnerable members of society. I have a strong impression from this morning’s ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
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
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 144
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 44, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SPCB Election
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 108, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 61
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 58, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 104
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 68, Against: 45 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 105
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 45, Against: 68 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 146
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 44, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

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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 >>
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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 >>
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 >>
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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 >>
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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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Question S5W-24069: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2019 Show Full Question >>

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