Andy Wightman MSP

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Andy Wightman MSP

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Parliamentary Activities

Appointed Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

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Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

The Deputy First Minister will know that the powers to enable workplace parking levies exist in England; they were introduced by a Labour Government, and the Nott...



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


Andy Wightman

I will put it another way: what do you feel are the key challenges facing your successor?



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


Andy Wightman

Okay—that is very helpful. I declare an interest as a member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body, which provides your resources. I also sat on the panel ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


Andy Wightman

That is fair enough. Do you have any information or evidence about how satisfied complainers are with your investigations? Obviously, when they go to the Standard...



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


Andy Wightman

I understand that. There are also issues around the complaints procedures within councils for issues of that nature. However, given the evidence that we have, do ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


Andy Wightman

Does not that surprise you, given that there has been quite extensive concern expressed in the media by councillors including Julie McKenzie in Argyll and Bute Co...



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

I have a few follow-up questions. I will return to sexual harassment complaints. Am I right in my understanding that there have been no such complaints?

Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 05 February 2019 : 05 February 2019


Andy Wightman

Is it the case that the negotiations over the future relationship with the European Union are as important—if not more important—in respect of the economic impact...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 05 February 2019 : 05 February 2019


Andy Wightman

I was thinking more about the financing than the commissioning.

Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 05 February 2019 : 05 February 2019


Andy Wightman

I am interested in what you are saying. My daughter went to a PPP high school, the design life of which is 40 years. She came from a primary school that had just ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15723: Establishment of a Committee (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 06/02/2019
Result - For: 92, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15625.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15625: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 67, Against: 58 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-15607.1: Presumption to Mainstream (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15615.2: Tackling Antisocial Behaviour (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 69, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15609.2: A Connected Scotland, the Scottish Government’s Strategy for Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 29/01/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15507.1: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15507.2: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15507: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 76, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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AbstainCarried
S5M-15514: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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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 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 >>
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 >>

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