Alison Johnstone MSP

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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 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

It is fair to say that disability sport in Scotland has had a huge number of achievements to celebrate recently. Wheelchair tennis player Gordon Reid, from Alexandria, has won an amazing 11 ...



Health and Sport Committee 05 February 2019 : 05 February 2019


Alison Johnstone

I believe that, in a truly integrated health and care sector, we should not commission places solely for one part of that sector. I believe that clinical care is ...



Health and Sport Committee 05 February 2019 : 05 February 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Amendment 125 is similar to amendment 90, which concerned health services and was agreed by the committee last week. Amendment 125, too, recognises that workforce and workload are inextricab...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 February 2019 : 05 February 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I start by declaring that I am currently enjoying my third sugar-free February and I am finding it easier this year—and it is already 5 February.



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


Alison Johnstone

Thank you.



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


Alison Johnstone

The Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018 specifies groups that must be consulted in production of the charter; for example, it requires consultation of disability ...



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


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I was really pleased to see in the charter a reference to face-to-face disability benefit assessments not being conducted when information that is needed to judge...



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


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Will the member give way?



Health and Sport Committee 29 January 2019 : 29 January 2019


Alison Johnstone

During an inquiry that was conducted when I was a member of this committee, we heard from the chair of the British Medical Association—I cannot quite recall on wh...



Health and Sport Committee 29 January 2019 : 29 January 2019


Alison Johnstone

Certainly.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15723: Establishment of a Committee (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 06/02/2019
Result - For: 92, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15625.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15625: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 67, Against: 58 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-15607.1: Presumption to Mainstream (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15615.2: Tackling Antisocial Behaviour (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 69, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15609.2: A Connected Scotland, the Scottish Government’s Strategy for Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 29/01/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15507.1: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15507.2: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15507: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 76, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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AbstainCarried
S5M-15514: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-15179: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14915: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14749.4: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14717.2: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14621.3: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14590: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14437: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14406.1: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14254: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14194.3: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/10/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02926: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21364: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 31/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21363: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 31/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20689: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20687: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-20684: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20683: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
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