Andy Wightman MSP

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Andy Wightman MSP

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  • Member for: Lothian
  • Party: Scottish Green Party

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Parliamentary Activities

Appointed Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

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Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2019 [Draft] Business until 16:36 : 19 June 2019


Andy Wightman

I think that the Conservatives have been confused about this all the way along. The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) (Scotland) Order 1997 cites 11 use cla...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2019 [Draft] Business until 16:36 : 19 June 2019


Andy Wightman

I thank Rachael Hamilton for that intervention. I have examined the lobbying register and I am happy to share with her the nine occasions on which she met the ind...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2019 [Draft] Business until 16:36 : 19 June 2019


Andy Wightman

I thank the member for that intervention, but I am not sure that she has read the consultation. It is on a proposal to licence the operators, not any changes to p...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2019 [Draft] Business until 16:36 : 19 June 2019


Andy Wightman

I am beyond despair at this debate. We have properties in this city, in Aberdeen, in Portree—I know that there is a problem in Portree, because my mother lives th...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2019 [Draft] Business until 16:36 : 19 June 2019


Andy Wightman

This is one of the issues that has bedevilled the conversation. The minister produced a revised financial memorandum that talked about millions of pounds. However...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2019 [Draft] Business until 16:36 : 19 June 2019


Andy Wightman

Will the minister take an intervention on that point?



Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2019 [Draft] Business until 16:36 : 19 June 2019


Andy Wightman

The member said that, within the control areas, such a change of use will always require planning consent. Is she not aware that that is the case across Scotland ...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2019 [Draft] Business until 16:36 : 19 June 2019


Andy Wightman

Following concerns that constituents expressed to me shortly after I was elected in 2016, I began looking into the question of short-term lets. I got the opportun...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2019 [Draft] Business until 16:36 : 19 June 2019


Andy Wightman

I am disappointed with the minister’s response on amendment 13. I just do not understand why, if up to five houses can be built in some of the most pressured area...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2019 [Draft] Business until 16:36 : 19 June 2019


Andy Wightman

Masterplan consent areas are an area of the bill that has been broadly welcomed, although the exact impact remains to be seen.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17660: Restricted Roads (20 mph Speed Limit) (Scotland) Bill (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2019
Result - For: 26, Against: 83 Abstain: 4
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ForDefeated
S5M-17645: Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 12/06/2019
Result - For: 115, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1A
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 25, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 78
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 77
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 8
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 9
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
ForCarried

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Motion S5M-17545: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17204: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16445.2: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16396: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16015: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2019 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16009: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-21897: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02972: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02824: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02799: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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