Alison Johnstone MSP

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Alison Johnstone MSP

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Parliamentary Activities

Member of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit 

Member of the Presiding Officer's Advisory Group

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Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2020 [Draft] : 24 March 2020


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I welcome the health secretary’s pledge to expand testing for NHS staff, but the current guidance tells NHS staff with symptoms that they will not be tested. Will...



Social Security Committee 19 March 2020 [Draft] : 19 March 2020


Alison Johnstone

You might recall that, last year, there was some discussion in the committee about CPI versus the retail prices index. Obviously, there is a wider discussion abou...



Social Security Committee 19 March 2020 [Draft] : 19 March 2020


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I have two questions. When we went through this process last year, cabinet secretary, you pledged to consult carers and carers organisations on the value of the p...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I thank the First Minister for her statement, and the Cabinet Secretary for hers. The Scottish Green Party whole-heartedly associates itself with colleagues’ comm...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2020 : 12 March 2020


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I thank the cabinet secretary for her statement. The last thing that people need to be worrying about right now is the security of the roof over their heads, and ...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 March 2020 [Draft] : 11 March 2020


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I am grateful to the Scottish Conservatives for using their business time to enable us to debate progress in the expansion of funded childcare.



Meeting of the Parliament 10 March 2020 [Draft] : 10 March 2020


Alison Johnstone

What further assurance can the cabinet secretary provide that people who are on zero-hours contracts or in insecure work will not be forced to take that course of...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 March 2020 [Draft] : 10 March 2020


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I previously asked the cabinet secretary what action was being taken to support people who are on insecure contracts and who may receive no payment at all if they...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 March 2020 [Draft] : 10 March 2020


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

The cabinet secretary does not agree that the relationship between NHS Lothian and the Scottish Government is dysfunctional, but it certainly appears as though it...



Social Security Committee 05 March 2020 [Draft] : 05 March 2020


Alison Johnstone

Obviously, the understanding of what success looks like is key. Will you elaborate on how involved the advocacy sector was in the development of the regulations?<...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-21279: Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill (Christina McKelvie)
Meeting Date: 19/03/2020
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21177.3: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Maree Todd)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-21177.1: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Mary Fee)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21177: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21170: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2020 [draft] (Ben Macpherson)
Meeting Date: 10/03/2020
Result - For: 88, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21174: Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 10/03/2020
Result - For: 110, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21113: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/03/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21090: Scottish Rate Resolution (Ben Macpherson)
Meeting Date: 04/03/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 50 Abstain: 5
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AbstainCarried
S5M-21013.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 27/02/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-21013: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 27/02/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 54 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-21177.2: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20882.2: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20606: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20516: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20276: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20271: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20110.2: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20061: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20035.3: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19927: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5F-04077: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28008: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04324: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04006: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27344: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27345: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27216: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27213: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27212: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27211: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/01/2020 Show Full Question >>

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