John Finnie MSP

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John Finnie MSP

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

John is a member of the following Committees:

John is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2020 [Draft] : 24 March 2020


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

I thank the Lord Advocate and the cabinet secretary. Not for the first time, I commend the important role that cleaning staff play in our public services. That role could not be more importa...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2020 [Draft] : 19 March 2020


John Finnie

The aim of the bill is to “streng...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2020 [Draft] : 19 March 2020


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

The Scottish Green Party is not represented on the Equalities and Human Rights Committee, but we are very grateful for the work that it does. We have monitored it closely and are supportive ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 March 2020 [Draft] : 18 March 2020


John Finnie

Is the Scottish Government actively engaging with the trade union movement on those issues?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 March 2020 [Draft] : 18 March 2020


John Finnie

Nautilus International, the seafarers union, had some particular asks about the challenges around crew changes that you alluded to. Have you had any engagement wi...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 March 2020 [Draft] : 18 March 2020


John Finnie

Thank you—that is reassuring.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 March 2020 [Draft] : 18 March 2020


John Finnie

Transport is important everywhere, but it is of particular significance in remote and rural areas, not least given the role that it plays in the delivery of, for ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 March 2020 [Draft] : 18 March 2020


John Finnie

I suggest that it does.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 March 2020 [Draft] : 18 March 2020


John Finnie

I have a point that follows on from Maureen Watt’s question. It is about the air traffic between the islands. Maureen used the phrase “on and off” the islands. Ho...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 March 2020 [Draft] : 18 March 2020


John Finnie

I seek your views on the section on impact assessments. I note that there has been some helpful feedback from users of the scheme about its social and health bene...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-21279: Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill (Christina McKelvie)
Meeting Date: 19/03/2020
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21177.3: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Maree Todd)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-21177.1: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Mary Fee)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21177: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21170: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2020 [draft] (Ben Macpherson)
Meeting Date: 10/03/2020
Result - For: 88, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21174: Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 10/03/2020
Result - For: 110, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21113: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/03/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-21090: Scottish Rate Resolution (Ben Macpherson)
Meeting Date: 04/03/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 50 Abstain: 5
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-21013.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 27/02/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-21013: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 27/02/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 54 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-21309: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20979.1: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20774: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20703: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20669: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20627: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20295: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20279: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20181: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20039: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-27858: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27857: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27856: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27855: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27859: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04142: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27103: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04082: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26871: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26846: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/01/2020 Show Full Question >>

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