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 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


John Finnie

Does the cabinet secretary recognise that there is a danger associated with using intelligence rather than hard facts in relation to making risk assessments?

Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


John Finnie

Does Daniel Johnson acknowledge that the current arrangements involve three organisations and, therefore, six different relationships, and that if it was just abo...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


John Finnie

Does the member accept that it is a private commercial company, not the police, that does the monitoring?



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


John Finnie

Does the member acknowledge that there is a role, at present, for criminal justice social workers in the compilation of risk assessments?



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


John Finnie

Thank you. I want to talk about the disclo...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

The Scottish Green Party will endorse the principles of the bill tonight and it is supportive of the direction of travel and the growing acknowledgment of the ine...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

I am grateful to the cabinet secretary for taking an intervention. Does he acknowledge that there is currently a role for victims in the parole system? It is not the case that something is b...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


John Finnie

I concur with the minister’s comments about trusts. Does he agree that fan ownership is a way of building on that approach and bringing communities closer to club...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


John Finnie

I can help: the intervention from the member was not meant to be of a therapeutic nature—let me put it that way. If I had issues...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

On behalf of the Scottish Green Party, I congratulate Kilmarnock Football Club—our nation’s oldest professional club—on reaching this significant milestone and I ...

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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ForDefeated
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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ForDefeated
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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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-15770: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2019 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15615.1: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15457: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15403: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15243.1: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15201: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15188: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14991: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14938: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14953: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-21327: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21134: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21130: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21129: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20897: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20896: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20895: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20894: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20893: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20892: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2019 Show Full Question >>

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