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 01 April 2020 [Draft] : 01 April 2020


Andy Wightman

I merely observe to Mr Fraser that Scottish Land & Estates has called on its members to desist. My amendment would give that the force of law.



Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2020 [Draft] : 01 April 2020


Andy Wightman

Members might be aware of many instances over the past few weeks of land managers continuing to set the hills alight. They do that for a variety of reasons, under legal restrictions that are...



Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2020 [Draft] : 01 April 2020


Andy Wightman

The member says that the amendments in this group are “absurd”. He knows as well as I do what parliamentary process is, and the timescales within which we are wor...



Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2020 [Draft] : 01 April 2020


Andy Wightman

The purpose of amendment 50 is to ensure that, as a last resort, local authorities have the legal power to requisition property if they need to. The minister’s re...



Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2020 [Draft] : 01 April 2020


Andy Wightman

I am grateful to the minister for that clarification. Can he confirm that, when the tribunal considers the reasonableness ground...



Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2020 [Draft] : 01 April 2020


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

Presiding Officer, did you say that amendment 19 pre-empts amendment 20? The note on the grouping says that amendment 17 pre-empts amendments 18, 19 and 20. Thank...



Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2020 [Draft] : 01 April 2020


Andy Wightman (Lothian) (Green)

I am sure that all members would have regarded the provisions in the bill and in the regulations that came into force last Thursday as an April fools’ day joke if they had been floated a few...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 24 March 2020 [Draft] : 24 March 2020


Andy Wightman

The rest of those are, basically, administrative reforms, which are helpful in the current crisis.



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 24 March 2020 [Draft] : 24 March 2020


Andy Wightman

I noted at the weekend that the Accountant in Bankruptcy has made some important reforms, the most substantive being suspending action of division and sale and ev...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 24 March 2020 [Draft] : 24 March 2020


Andy Wightman

Contractual liabilities relate to the law of contract, which is all devolved. People might face unscrupulous claims for failure to deliver or fulfil a contract. W...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 24, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 12
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 24, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 16
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 24, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
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Amdt 40 : SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1)
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 41, Against: 41 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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01 April 2020 - Back-up vote 2: S5M-21371: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 80, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 28
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 35, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 29
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 35, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 30
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 35, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 35, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 34
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 35, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

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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 >>
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 >>
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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 >>
Question S5W-27632: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27629: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27622: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27624: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27623: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27628: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27627: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2020 Show Full Question >>

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