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:

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Parliamentary Activities

Appointed Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

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Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2019 [Draft] : 11 December 2019


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

The First Minister will be aware of job cuts at Newsquest, where journalists have voted for strike action. She will be aware that that is just the latest challeng...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 10 December 2019 : 10 December 2019


Andy Wightman

On that point, in 2010, the number of free Link ATMs in the UK was 41,581 and it is now 48,465. There might have been a decline in the past year, but the number o...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 10 December 2019 : 10 December 2019


Andy Wightman

You said that the management of cash has become inefficient.



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 10 December 2019 : 10 December 2019


Andy Wightman

The payment volume of cash has dropped from about £22 billion in 2007 to about £6 billion, but over the same period, the amount of cash in circulation has risen f...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 10 December 2019 : 10 December 2019


Andy Wightman

As I mentioned earlier, the access to cash study says that, UK-wide, payment volumes for cash have declined dramatically over the past 10 years, but the value of ...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 10 December 2019 : 10 December 2019


Andy Wightman

Is that within your gift?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 10 December 2019 : 10 December 2019


Andy Wightman

I have two short technical questions. Is it the Post Office that sets the limit of £1,000, £2,000 or £4,000?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 10 December 2019 : 10 December 2019


Andy Wightman

Do you envisage those pilots being concluded and the whole system being rolled out within the next five years? Is that feasible?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 10 December 2019 : 10 December 2019


Andy Wightman

Mr McNamara said that banks were among the other parties that were getting in the way of the provision of such facilities. Do you refute that?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 10 December 2019 : 10 December 2019


Andy Wightman

I have a small technical point. We heard from the representative of the National Federation of SubPostmasters, Paul McBain, about their liability for forged bankn...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20110.1: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Jeremy Balfour)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 18, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20110.3: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Pauline McNeill)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20110.2: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20110: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 22 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20049: Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19967.2: TV Licences for over 75s (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 18, Against: 54 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19967.1: TV Licences for over 75s (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19967: TV Licences for over 75s (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19939.3: Universal Credit (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 20/11/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 46 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19939.2: Universal Credit (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 20/11/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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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 >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-26512: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26513: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26510: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26511: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-01895: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25574: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25571: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25573: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25570: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25572: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/09/2019 Show Full Question >>

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