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 02 September 2015 [Draft] : Wednesday, September 02, 2015


Alex Johnstone

The fact is that rent control in any form artificially caps the potential return from an asset, and that restriction can discourage investment in the sector, at a...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 September 2015 [Draft] : Wednesday, September 02, 2015


Alex Johnstone

I want to develop my argument, if John Finnie does not mind.



Meeting of the Parliament 02 September 2015 [Draft] : Wednesday, September 02, 2015


Alex Johnstone

Here we are. We heard the First Minister say yesterday, and Alex Neil told us today that this Government is going to hit its targets for building affordable housing. However, Jim Hume pointe...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 September 2015 [Draft] : Wednesday, September 02, 2015


Alex Johnstone (North East Scotland) (Con)

And to be finished as quick as I can, Presiding Officer.



Meeting of the Parliament 02 September 2015 [Draft] : Wednesday, September 02, 2015


Alex Johnstone

I congratulate the minister on the cheerful nature of the opening to his answer. However, his response went downhill as he carried on. Will the minister flesh out...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 September 2015 [Draft] : Wednesday, September 02, 2015


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

To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to use the additional welfare and employment support powers proposed in the Scotland Bill. (S4O-04530)



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Alex Johnstone

Thank you.



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Alex Johnstone

What process do you envisage being required to firm up the borrowing regime? Will it be part of the current legislative process? Will it need to appear in the bil...



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Alex Johnstone

I have great respect for the fact that work will be done bilaterally at ministerial level, but is there any way the committee can become involved in monitoring th...



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Alex Johnstone

How are discussions on the fiscal framework progressing? What timescale is that process likely to follow?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

Amendment 1 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 3 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 4 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 5 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 6 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 7 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 15 moved by Cameron Buchanan on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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Amendment 17 moved by Cameron Buchanan on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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Amendment 22 moved by Cara Hilton on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing (S
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Amendment 19 moved by Michael Matheson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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YesCarried

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Motion S4M-13774: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/07/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13442.3: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13404.2: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S4O-04530: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/08/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26691: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/07/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-26692: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/07/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04488: Alex Johnstone, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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