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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Social Security Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Alison Johnstone

Have there been any discussions or work around the method of transferring funds for the cold weather payments and the winter fuel payments?



Social Security Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Alison Johnstone

I appreciate that this is a complex area, but you will appreciate that when it appears that a group of low-income people, who might be particularly vulnerable, are being offered an increase ...



Social Security Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

My apologies for missing the beginning of your evidence this morning, cabinet secretary.



Meeting of the Parliament 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Alison Johnstone

The cabinet secretary will appreciate that assistants who support pupils with ASN are not general classroom assistants and that supporting ASN pupils requires spe...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


7. Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure that assistants in schools for pupils with additional needs have the appropriate training or qualifications. (S5O-03657)

Meeting of the Parliament 09 October 2019 [Draft] : 09 October 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I am truly interested to learn what the Liberal Democrat member will do about the climate emergency—or is his party’s current stance simply all about wooing the C...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 October 2019 [Draft] : 03 October 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

The law as it stands affords children less protection from physical assault than we adults benefit from. That is quite simply wrong. My colleague John Finnie seeks Parliament’s support to ch...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 October 2019 [Draft] : 03 October 2019


Alison Johnstone

Vicarious liability was presented by the Scottish Government in 2012 as a strong response to raptor persecution. Civil society welcomed the provision and had high...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 October 2019 [Draft] : 03 October 2019


3. Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

To ask the Scottish Government how many convictions for vicarious liability have been made under provisions in the Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Act 2011. (S5O-03619)

Meeting of the Parliament 03 October 2019 [Draft] : 03 October 2019


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I welcome the opportunity to speak in this important debate and I thank Maurice Corry for bringing the debate to Parliament this afternoon.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-19287.1: Supporting Innovation (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 08/10/2019
Result - For: 49, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19287.2: Supporting Innovation (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 08/10/2019
Result - For: 49, Against: 52 Abstain: 6
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SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-18623: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19193.1: Give Them Time Campaign (Maree Todd)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19190.2: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19190.1: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19190: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 32, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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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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Motion S5M-19077: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19020: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18902.2: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18716: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18634: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18633: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18413: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-03657: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25540: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
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