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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Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


The Convener

We have come to the end of our session. Thank you for your time, cabinet secretary. The sub-committee will maintain an interest in the external reference group. I hope that you will keep us ...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


The Convener

I will let in Daniel Johnson, then Stewart Stevenson. I am conscious of the time and that members need to be back in the chamber.



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


The Convener

It is perhaps fortunate that this committee shone a particular light on the concerns around the introduction of cyberkiosks.



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


The Convener

You have an oversight of the situation. Are you satisfied that the Scottish Police Authority has taken appropriate legal advice on the matter?



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


The Convener

I absolutely understand that long-standing convention, but our job, of course, is to scrutinise and understand concerns. There may be occasions when the Governmen...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


The Convener

I have a couple of questions about legality, which you have touched on, before other members come in.



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


The Convener

Thank you very much for that opening statement. Do you believe that the overarching legal framework requires to be updated? As people will be aware, the sub-commi...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


The Convener

We move to agenda item 2. Our main business today is an evidence-taking session on the Scottish Government’s response to the sub-committee’s recent report on Poli...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


The Convener (John Finnie)

Feasgar math, a h-uile duine. Good afternoon, everyone, and welcome to the sixth meeting in 2019 of the Justice Sub-Committee on Policing. We have received apolog...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


John Finnie

I know that the committee heard conflicting evidence about speeds, but does Peter Chapman acknowledge that the evidence was unequivocal about the implications of a child being hit by a vehic...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17660: Restricted Roads (20 mph Speed Limit) (Scotland) Bill (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2019
Result - For: 26, Against: 83 Abstain: 4
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ForDefeated
S5M-17645: Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 12/06/2019
Result - For: 115, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1A
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 25, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 78
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 77
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 8
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 9
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
ForCarried

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Motion S5M-17542: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/06/2019 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17520: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17503.2.1: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17409: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17342: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17093: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16844: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16408.1: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16258: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16194: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-23544: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23545: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23299: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23242: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23121: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23120: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23119: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22992: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22991: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22994: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2019 Show Full Question >>

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