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 30 September 2020 [Draft] Business until 18:10 : 30 September 2020


Alison Johnstone

I will conclude my remarks there.



Meeting of the Parliament 30 September 2020 [Draft] Business until 18:10 : 30 September 2020


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I thank our wonderful care staff, who have done incredible work in often extremely difficult conditions throughout the pandemic. They have been a source of care—o...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 29 September 2020 [Draft] : 29 September 2020


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I, too, thank everybody who provided evidence to assist our scrutiny of the bill.



Social Security Committee 24 September 2020 : 24 September 2020


Alison Johnstone

I would like to put it on the record that it is absolutely essential that the Government continues to review the adequacy of payments. The standard winter fuel pa...



Social Security Committee 24 September 2020 : 24 September 2020


Alison Johnstone

To follow on from Shona Robison’s questions, it is clear that people might become aware of the child payment but might have difficulty in claiming it because they...



Social Security Committee 24 September 2020 : 24 September 2020


Alison Johnstone

The cabinet secretary will be aware that the campaign for a £5 top-up was based on the payment being unconditional and non-means...



Social Security Committee 24 September 2020 : 24 September 2020


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Good morning, cabinet secretary. I appreciate that the Scottish Government’s plan is to uprate the Scottish child payment in line with CPI inflation from 2022, bu...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Alison Johnstone

The paper, which proposes a decentralised strategy, states:



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I, too, thank Liz Smith for giving us the opportunity to discuss the threat that faces Scotland’s fantastic residential outdoor centres and the threat to the expe...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

The Scottish Greens have throughout supported a precautionary approach to dealing with the pandemic. It is now quite clear that the virus is spreading and further...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22860.2: Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 30/09/2020
Result - For: 92, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22860.1: Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 30/09/2020
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22860: Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 30/09/2020
Result - For: 90, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22845: The Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2020
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22780.3: Prioritising Education Over Independence (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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ForCarried
S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-22818: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/09/2020 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22635.2: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22603: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22570: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22560: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22561: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22345: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22109: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21973: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21981: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5F-04423: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31998: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31972: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04619: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 16/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04378: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-02368: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31591: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31566: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31454: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31453: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/08/2020 Show Full Question >>

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