Andy Wightman MSP

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Andy Wightman MSP

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Appointed Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

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Local Government and Communities Committee 09 January 2019 : 09 January 2019


Andy Wightman

I am not asking about other parts of the UK.



Local Government and Communities Committee 09 January 2019 : 09 January 2019


Andy Wightman

It is not semantics.



Local Government and Communities Committee 09 January 2019 : 09 January 2019


Andy Wightman

The First Minister agreed that the commitment was to “build”, not to deliver. I have read out the SNP manifesto.



Local Government and Communities Committee 09 January 2019 : 09 January 2019


Andy Wightman

At First Minister’s question time on 17 May 2018, Patrick Harvie said:



Local Government and Communities Committee 09 January 2019 : 09 January 2019


Andy Wightman

Is the commitment to build 50,000 homes?



Local Government and Communities Committee 09 January 2019 : 09 January 2019


Andy Wightman

The cabinet secretary said: “we have had confirmat...



Local Government and Communities Committee 09 January 2019 : 09 January 2019


Andy Wightman

You mentioned housing. In the budget statement that Mr Mackay made on 12 December 2018, he said:



Local Government and Communities Committee 09 January 2019 : 09 January 2019


Andy Wightman

Can you give a specific example of how our report was taken into account in the budget?



Local Government and Communities Committee 09 January 2019 : 09 January 2019


Andy Wightman

In our pre-budget scrutiny, we looked, among other things, at workforce planning. We wrote to the Government and we received a response in November. What aspects ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 09 January 2019 : 09 January 2019


Andy Wightman

Your statutory authority to cap is not the power that you are invoking to impose the 3 per cent cap, however. That power was not designed to control the council t...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15380.3: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15380.1: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 6, Against: 107 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15380: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 28
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ForCarried
S5M-15279.3: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15279.2: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 51, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15279.1: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15279: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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AbstainCarried
S5M-15261.1: Recognising the Life Sciences Sector in Scotland (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 09/01/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15243.2: Ultra-low Emission Vehicles (Liam McArthur)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2019
Result - For: 50, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15184.2: Contribution of EU Citizens to Scotland (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 19/12/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated

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Motion S5M-15067: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15025: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14962.2: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14748: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14569: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14483: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14295: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14282: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13931: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12953: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-20182: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02550: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02509: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02320: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18329: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02136: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16463: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16288: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16287: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16286: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2018 Show Full Question >>

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