Andy Wightman MSP

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Andy Wightman MSP

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  • Member for: Lothian
  • Party: Scottish Green Party

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Parliamentary Activities

Appointed Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

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Meeting of the Parliament 22 January 2020 [Draft] : 22 January 2020


Andy Wightman

The local government settlement has been vastly improved by our participation in the budget. As I have just said, they have not been green budgets—they are not th...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 January 2020 [Draft] : 22 January 2020


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

The Greens welcome this debate on local government. In our view, much work remains to be done to reform how we are governed in Scotland in order to ensure that we...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 January 2020 : 21 January 2020


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

I thank the cabinet secretary for his on-going engagement on the bill in the Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee and for keeping committee members informed of...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 January 2020 : 21 January 2020


Andy Wightman

I understand that, but that has to be balanced against the risk of a future Government rowing back on the missions. I will leave the matter there and I will press amendment 3.



Meeting of the Parliament 21 January 2020 : 21 January 2020


Andy Wightman

I intend to press amendment 3. The cabinet secretary argued that giving effect to amendment 3 would preclude opportunities for consultation. I do not think that any member here would think t...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 January 2020 : 21 January 2020


Andy Wightman

Amendment 3 is a slightly modified form of an amendment that was lodged at stage 2.



Meeting of the Parliament 21 January 2020 : 21 January 2020


Andy Wightman

Dean Lockhart said that by passing the amendment, we would confuse the governance and accountability of the bank. He referred to the fact that, under existing law, directors have a fiduciary...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 January 2020 : 21 January 2020


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

Amendment 2 is substantially the same as an amendment that was defeated at stage 2, but I believe that the principles that underpinned that amendment are important, which is why I have broug...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 January 2020 [Draft] : 16 January 2020


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

The Auditor General for Scotland and the Accounts Commission have today criticised the city region deals for a



Local Government and Communities Committee 15 January 2020 [Draft] : 15 January 2020


Andy Wightman

It does; that is helpful.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20528.2: Investing in Our Future (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 22/01/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 61 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-20528.1: Investing in Our Future (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 22/01/2020
Result - For: 55, Against: 61 Abstain: 6
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S5M-20528: Investing in Our Future (Sarah Boyack)
Meeting Date: 22/01/2020
Result - For: 55, Against: 61 Abstain: 6
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SP Bill 43: Scottish National Investment Bank Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 31
Meeting Date: 21/01/2020
Result - For: 31, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 43: Scottish National Investment Bank Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 32
Meeting Date: 21/01/2020
Result - For: 91, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 43: Scottish National Investment Bank Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 21/01/2020
Result - For: 90, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 43: Scottish National Investment Bank Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 21/01/2020
Result - For: 98, Against: 0 Abstain: 20
ForCarried
SP Bill 43: Scottish National Investment Bank Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 34
Meeting Date: 21/01/2020
Result - For: 31, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 43: Scottish National Investment Bank Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 8
Meeting Date: 21/01/2020
Result - For: 26, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 43: Scottish National Investment Bank Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 9
Meeting Date: 21/01/2020
Result - For: 26, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated

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Motion S5M-20528.3: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18394: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18046: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17545: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17204: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16445.2: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16396: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16015: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2019 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16009: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15067: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-26925: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26915: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26914: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26919: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26918: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26512: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26513: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26510: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26511: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-01895: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/11/2019 Show Full Question >>

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