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Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green) Like Margaret McDougall, I am sorry that I could not join you last night, but I was taking part in a just festival event.

It has just dawned on me that I once took part in an international festival event in which I joined hordes of people running about Arthur’s Seat with torches on our he...

Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Alison Johnstone How big is the Festivals Edinburgh team?



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Alison Johnstone It must be very challenging to have 12 bosses.



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Alison Johnstone You have put that on the record.

I know that Edinburgh has discussed the idea of a bed tax—which is a tourist tax, not a bedroom tax. I am not sure how far that discussion has gone, and I have no doubt that it will be returned to. Have your organisations been involved in that discussion? ...

Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Alison Johnstone Thank you.

On a slightly different topic, it was mentioned earlier that about 60 per cent of people in Edinburgh participate in the festivals.



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Alison Johnstone I still have concerns about who we are attracting. When I walk down the Royal Mile, as I do every day and have done for years, I get a certain feeling about the crowd. Obviously some people still do not feel that the festival is for them, and I would like a bit more information about that.


Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Alison Johnstone Thank you.



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Alison Johnstone I am fine, convener.



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Alison Johnstone I will let it pass for now.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green) Is the cabinet secretary concerned about the “profound threat”, as Unison describes it, of the transatlantic trade and investment partnership to public services, including health? Will the Government join the growing number of organisations and individuals who oppose that proposed trade deal?
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S4M-10843.1.2 Ruth Davidson: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1.1 Willie Rennie: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1 Johann Lamont: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to motion S4M-10843 in the name of Alex
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S4M-10843 Alex Salmond: Scotland’s Future—That the Parliament agrees that Scotland is one of the wea
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S4M-10829.3 Jenny Marra: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in t
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S4M-10829.2 Mary Scanlon: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in
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S4M-10829.1 Alison McInnes: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 i
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S4M-10829 Angela Constance: Increasing Opportunities for Women—That the Parliament welcomes the grow
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S4M-10777.4 Jackie Baillie: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-10777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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S4M-10777.2 Alex Johnstone: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-01777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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NoDefeated

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Motion S4M-10868: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10850: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10777.3: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10499: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10392: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10314: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09927: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09871: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09863: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09790: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-22525: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
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Question S4O-03421: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22177: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
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Question S4W-22178: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22070: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/07/2014 Show Full Question >>

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