Alex Johnstone MSP

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Member of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit
Trustee of the Scottish Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund

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Meeting of the Parliament 28 May 2015 : Thursday, May 28, 2015


7. Alex Johnstone (North East Scotland) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to assist people who aspire to home ownership. (S4O-04390)



Meeting of the Parliament 28 May 2015 : Thursday, May 28, 2015


Alex Johnstone

Given that the main help-to-buy scheme budget has been cut this year, is the minister surprised to discover that the scheme ran out of money a full seven weeks ea...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 May 2015 : Thursday, May 28, 2015


Alex Johnstone (North East Scotland) (Con)

I begin by commending the Presiding Officer for the action that she took earlier to ensure that the business that preceded this debate was given adequate time.



Meeting of the Parliament 28 May 2015 : Thursday, May 28, 2015


Alex Johnstone

I remind the member that one of the things that came out of the research that was done in advance of the bill was that children do not necessarily follow their pa...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 May 2015 : Thursday, May 28, 2015


Alex Johnstone

I am afraid that I have no direct line. Does the cabinet secretary agree that there is a certain symmetry in the fact that we are taking the opportunity to decide...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 26, 2015


Alex Johnstone (North East Scotland) (Con)

The minister will be aware that one of the dimensions of the development of high-speed rail in recent months has been the discussion that has been taking place be...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2015 : Thursday, May 21, 2015


Alex Johnstone (North East Scotland) (Con)

The debate has been interesting and has focused on key issues, although it has at times wandered to an extent. I will deal with the issues in much the same way as...



Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Alex Johnstone (North East Scotland) (Con)

I have criticised some of your previous regulation of private landlords, minister, on the ground that often the good landlords engaged and the bad landlords did n...



Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Alex Johnstone

Is there any danger that when the regulations are put into practice we might fall into the trap that we have fallen into previously by simply putting further pres...



Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Alex Johnstone

I believe that we might achieve that with the regulations, so I support them.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-13338.1 Murdo Fraser: Scotland Can Do, a Framework for Entrepreneurship and Innovation—As an ame
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YesDefeated

S4M-13267 Joe FitzPatrick on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Approval of SSI—That the Parliament
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YesCarried

S4M-13258 Patrick Harvie: Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the general
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NoDefeated

S4M-13246.2 Iain Gray: Equity and Excellence in Education—As an amendment to motion S4M-13246 in the
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YesDefeated

S4M-13246.1 Liz Smith: Equity and Excellence in Education—As an amendment to motion S4M-13246 in the
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S4M-13246.3 Liam McArthur: Equity and Excellence in Education—As an amendment to motion S4M-13246 in
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S4M-13246 Angela Constance: Equity and Excellence in Education—That the Parliament agrees that there
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NoCarried

S4M-13203.3 Angela Constance: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-13203 i
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NoCarried

S4M-13203 Jackie Baillie: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament agrees that reducing
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NoCarried

4M-13134.1 Jamie McGrigor: Circular Economy (Waste Management)—As an amendment to motion S4M-13134 i
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YesCarried

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Motion S4M-12095.2: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11849: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11763.1: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11603: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11494.2: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11295: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11023.3: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/09/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10777.2: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10185.1: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10051.2: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-04430: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25627: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25619: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25616: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04390: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04210: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04123: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/03/2015 R Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04067: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04035: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4T-00926: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/02/2015 Show Full Question >>

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