John Finnie MSP

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John Finnie MSP

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  • Member for: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish Green Party

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

Events at the Rest and Be Thankful illustrate the impact of the climate breakdown that we are facing. The cabinet secretary will be aware that bridges feature in a number of options for a re...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


John Finnie

As the convener said, we have a lot of questions, so I will roll some together, if I may.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


John Finnie

I wish to hear from Ms White.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

Good morning to the witnesses, and thank you for your written evidence. To kick us off, what is your assessment of the scale and nature of the problem of livestock worrying and what are the ...



Justice Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


John Finnie

Thank you—that is reassuring.



Justice Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


John Finnie

Notwithstanding what I have heard from both the minister and the officials, concerns remain about the drafting and the suggestion that it would increase uncertain...



Justice Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

There has been a lot of discussion about the principle of a ban on public authorities suing for defamation and a number of questions have been posed; I am sure that you have followed that di...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

[Inaudible.]—on both amendments at decision time. The motion mentions the independent expert referenc...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 17 September 2020 [Draft] : 17 September 2020


The Convener

That is very reassuring.



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 17 September 2020 [Draft] : 17 September 2020


The Convener

It is fair to say that representations have been made to the sub-committee on that issue previously. It would be very helpful if you could provide information on ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22780.3: Prioritising Education Over Independence (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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ForCarried
S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22711.3: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.1: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22711.2: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 6, Against: 109 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-22711: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated

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Motion S5M-22824: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22793: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/09/2020 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22794: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22770.1: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22693: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22636.2: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22399: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22271: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22246: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22247: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/07/2020 R Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-32079: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-32078: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-32077: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-32080: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-32053: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-32017: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31906: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31908: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31905: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31907: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2020 Show Full Question >>

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