John Finnie MSP

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John Finnie MSP

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  • Member for: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish Green Party

John is a member of the following Committees:

John is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


John Finnie

I share some of the concerns that other members have expressed, although I do not doubt that amendment 43 is entirely well meant. If the two local authorities in ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


John Finnie

Mr Gove, there is nothing more divisive than Brexit.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


John Finnie

That is reassuring.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


John Finnie

You know better than the Scottish Parliament on devolved matters.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


John Finnie

So you know better than the Scottish Government on devolved matters.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


John Finnie

I take no reassurance whatsoever from what you have said. If Scotland’s devolution settlement can be treated so lightly—that is how I view much of what you have said—how can we ensure that o...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


John Finnie

Forgive me, convener. Although I had struck out the words “and, indeed, education” from the question that I had written down, I went on to say them. We are concerned with farming and fishing...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


John Finnie

I have a couple of short supplementaries. Good morning, secretary of state. You recently stated—indeed, you have repeated it today—that



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


John Finnie

Do you have evidence that that public input has been reflected in the decisions that have been made? A significant percentage of the public who engage feel that t...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


John Finnie

I want to draw your attention to an email about the A96 that the committee has received from a member of the public. I will summarise the main points. They are co...

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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ForDefeated
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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AbstainDefeated
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-17342: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17093: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16844: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16408.1: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16258: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16194: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16013.1: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15770: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2019 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15615.1: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15457: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-23299: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23242: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23119: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23121: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23120: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22992: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22991: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22994: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22951: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22952: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2019 Show Full Question >>

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