Andy Wightman MSP

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Andy Wightman MSP

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  • Member for: Lothian
  • Party: Scottish Green Party

Andy is a member of the following Committees:

Andy is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

Appointed Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

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Local Government and Communities Committee 26 June 2020 [Draft] : 26 June 2020


Andy Wightman

Hector, do you have any brief comments?



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 June 2020 [Draft] : 26 June 2020


Andy Wightman

That was very useful. You mentioned the RRR report; I am not sure whe...



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 June 2020 [Draft] : 26 June 2020


Andy Wightman

I want to ask about the medium to longer term. Many of the organisations that you work with are volunteer led. I suppose that volunteers are the one resource that...



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 June 2020 [Draft] : 26 June 2020


Andy Wightman

I welcome the witnesses. The third sector interface Scotland network published a national survey report yesterday, with findings from 1,171 respondents about the ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 June 2020 [Draft] : 26 June 2020


Andy Wightman

Is an evaluation of the third sector resilience fund planned to see how the money has been spent and what it has achieved?



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 June 2020 [Draft] : 26 June 2020


Andy Wightman

In appendix C of your joint submission, you helpfully give us a breakdown of applications by sector and by beneficiary location. Do you have, or could you do, any...



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 June 2020 [Draft] : 26 June 2020


Andy Wightman

We have heard concerns and criticism that funding has been distributed in an overcentralised way that is not responsive enough to local circumstances. Are those c...



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 June 2020 [Draft] : 26 June 2020


Andy Wightman

Anna Fowlie said in response to an earlier question that there is a need for a more strategic approach in the future. Are there other lessons that we have already...



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 June 2020 [Draft] : 26 June 2020


Andy Wightman

Do you have anything to add, Josiah?



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 June 2020 [Draft] : 26 June 2020


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

Josiah Lockhart mentioned the latest TSI “Coronavirus Survey Report”, which was published yesterday. I note that there were 1,171 respondents to the survey. While 36 per cent of those organi...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22119.3: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22119: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22115: Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 56 Abstain: 1
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 42, Against: 38 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 36
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 37
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 38
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 39
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 40
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated

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Motion S5M-22119.3: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22105: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21330: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21271: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, On Behalf of Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body, Date Lodged: 16/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21079: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21080: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20528.3: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18394: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18046: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17545: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-29747: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-29745: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-29743: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-29744: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-29749: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-29746: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-29748: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27918: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27919: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27817: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/03/2020 Show Full Question >>

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