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 16 January 2019 [Draft] : 16 January 2019


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

As others have done, I start by thanking Gail Ross for securing the debate. It is an interesting subject, and I congratulate her on her motion.



Meeting of the Parliament 15 January 2019 : 15 January 2019


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

The cabinet secretary enjoys cross-party support in looking for robust alternatives to custody. There are a range of options, including restriction of liberty ord...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 January 2019 : 10 January 2019


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

This has been an interesting debate and what could be more important at this time? The cabinet secretary started by giving us the timeframe within which we are op...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2019 [Draft] : 09 January 2019


John Finnie

It is my understanding that funding has fallen from £64.2 million to £57.2 million.



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2019 [Draft] : 09 January 2019


5. John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

To ask the Scottish Government for what reason its draft budget proposes a reduction in financial support for bus services. (S5O-02733)



Justice Committee 08 January 2019 [Draft] : 08 January 2019


John Finnie

Previously, in relation to domestic abuse, the committee heard that coercive and controlling behaviour might not always be evident to other parties. In relation t...



Justice Committee 08 January 2019 [Draft] : 08 January 2019


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

Police Scotland sent us information about a form that it uses specifically for potential witnesses at the High Court. It covers the victim’s background and detail...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 January 2019 [Draft] : 08 January 2019


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

I commend what the Government motion says about “an unprecedented period”. It most certainly is unprecedented, but I suspect that we are talking about slightly di...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 January 2019 [Draft] : 08 January 2019


John Finnie

It has been an interesting debate in which members have expressed a wide range of views, a lot of which have been voiced consistently. The cabinet secretary start...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 January 2019 [Draft] : 08 January 2019


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Green)

I say to the cabinet secretary that we seem to be here repeatedly and we are hearing all the same stuff. I have lost count of the number of plans and improvement ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15390.3: Scotland’s Future Economy (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15390.1: Scotland’s Future Economy (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15390: Scotland’s Future Economy (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15380.3: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15380.1: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 6, Against: 107 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15380: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 28
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ForCarried
S5M-15279.3: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15279.2: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 51, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15279.1: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15279: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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AbstainCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-14896: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14887: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14868: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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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 >>
Question S5W-20784: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20768: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02733: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20663: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2018 Show Full Question >>

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