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 16 January 2020 [Draft] : 16 January 2020


Alison Johnstone

The First Minister will share my concern that we will no longer be able to rely on the EU for access to environmental justice. It is clear that Brexit is being us...



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


3. Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Presiding Officer, “‘No’ means we stay in—we are members of the European Union...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 January 2020 [Draft] : 15 January 2020


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Benefit fraud is a serious issue and the Scottish Government is right to put in place a system to combat it. However, in the vot...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 January 2020 [Draft] : 08 January 2020


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I thank Emma Harper for bringing the debate to the chamber. The issue of women, peace and security is close to many women’s hearts. I am sure that we are agreed t...



Social Security Committee 19 December 2019 [Draft] : 19 December 2019


Alison Johnstone

No.



Social Security Committee 19 December 2019 [Draft] : 19 December 2019


Alison Johnstone

My point was that a person should know if they are the subject of an investigation.



Social Security Committee 19 December 2019 [Draft] : 19 December 2019


Alison Johnstone

I am appreciative of the evidence that we have heard this morning. It is very important that we conduct any benefit fraud investigation in a way that does not exaggerate the scale of the pro...



Social Security Committee 19 December 2019 [Draft] : 19 December 2019


Alison Johnstone

Will annual statistics be published on the number of investigations that have been carried out and their outcomes?



Social Security Committee 19 December 2019 [Draft] : 19 December 2019


Alison Johnstone

What is your view on the importance of a person being made aware when they have been under investigation? I am concerned that they may not know that that has even occurred, which would make ...



Social Security Committee 19 December 2019 [Draft] : 19 December 2019


Alison Johnstone

Will applicants for those benefits be aware that their personal information, including a part of their medical records, may be accessed at some point, if an investigation is regarded as esse...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20415.3: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 60, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20415.2: Education (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20415: Education (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20448: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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AbstainCarried
S5M-20318.1: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20318: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 55, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 13
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 56, Against: 68 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

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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 >>
Motion S5M-19699: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19577.3: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19249: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19177: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-04029: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26927: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26926: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03847: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26904: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26905: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03781: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03861: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26443: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03729: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2019 Show Full Question >>

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