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Meeting of the Parliament 01 October 2014 : Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

A week past Sunday, more than 300,000 people marched in New York. That was as many as took part in the great march in 1963, when Martin Luther King delivered his ...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 September 2014 : Thursday, September 25, 2014
6. Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

To ask the Scottish Government what the turnout was of the referendum. (S4O-03536)



Meeting of the Parliament 25 September 2014 : Thursday, September 25, 2014
Alison Johnstone

I sincerely hope that we can capture that enthusiasm for our nation. Politics in Scotland needs to open up to become a greater mix of representational and partici...

Meeting of the Parliament 24 September 2014 : Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

Scotland has voted no and I respect the democratic outcome of the vote. In fact, Scotland did so much more than vote: Scotland became a participative democracy an...

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.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-11029.4 Claudia Beamish: UN Climate Summit 2014—As an amendment to motion S4M-11029 in the name
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S4M-11029.1 Jamie McGrigor: UN Climate Summit 2014—As an amendment to motion S4M-11029 in the name o
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NoDefeated

S4M-11029 Paul Wheelhouse: UN Climate Summit 2014—That the Parliament welcomes the successful climat
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YesCarried

S4M-11023.1 Mary Fee: Housing Supply—As an amendment to motion S4M-11023 in the name of Margaret Bu
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YesDefeated

S4M-11023.3 Alex Johnstone: Housing Supply—As an amendment to motion S4M-11023 in the name of Marg
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NoDefeated

S4M-11023.2 Jim Hume: Housing Supply—As an amendment to motion S4M-11023 in the name of Margaret Bur
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NoDefeated

S4M-11023 Margaret Burgess: Housing Supply—That the Parliament recognises that housing is and will
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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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NoDefeated

S4M-10843.1 Johann Lamont: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to motion S4M-10843 in the name of Alex
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NoDefeated

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Motion S4M-11029.2: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/09/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S4W-22612: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/09/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22610: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/09/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22611: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/09/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22608: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/09/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03536: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/09/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22525: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22368: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22369: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22370: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03421: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/07/2014 Show Full Question >>

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