Alison Johnstone MSP

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Alison Johnstone

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  • Member for: Lothian
  • Party: Scottish Green Party

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I, too, congratulate Jim Eadie on securing the debate, and I thank the capital rail action group and Transform Scotland. Colleagues have been right to point out t...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 February 2016 [Draft] : Tuesday, February 02, 2016


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

The Scottish Green Party welcomes the introduction of a duty on ministers to reduce inequalities of outcome, although we would have preferred a focus on increasin...



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 28 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 28, 2016


Alison Johnstone

Yes, thank you. I will direct my questions to Mary and Maulin. I should say on the record that Mary and I have met previously. Mary first contacted me to ask me t...



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 28 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 28, 2016


Alison Johnstone

—so I think that it is fair to say that Mary has brought far more than her academic abilities to Scotland, and I am sure that Maulin has done the same. We will hear more about that later.

Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 28 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 28, 2016


Alison Johnstone

Is it absolutely clear that if you had not had the guarantee that you would be able to continue here, your choice would have been to go elsewhere?



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 28 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 28, 2016


Alison Johnstone

I ask both of you: did you have enough support in form filling—in getting your head around the bureaucracy? Was there enough assistance? Was the process made as s...



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 28 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 28, 2016


Alison Johnstone

Thank you.



Meeting of the Parliament 27 January 2016 : Wednesday, January 27, 2016


Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

I thank Claire Baker for giving us the opportunity to debate the topic this evening.



Meeting of the Parliament 21 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 21, 2016


8. Alison Johnstone (Lothian) (Green)

To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the recommendations of the wildlife crime penalties review group. (S4O-05291)



Meeting of the Parliament 21 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 21, 2016


Alison Johnstone

This week I visited a site where badger setts that are in use have been illegally disturbed by developers. What steps will the minister take to ensure that develo...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

Amendment 28 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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Amendment 29 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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Amendment 30 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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S4M-14673 Richard Simpson: Alcohol (Licensing, Public Health and Criminal Justice) (Scotland) Bill—T
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S4M-15522 John Swinney: Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the general prin
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S4M-15522.1 Jackie Baillie: Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill—As an amendment to motion S4M-15522 in the
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Amendment 18 moved by Mark Griffin on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 29 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 30 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 32 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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Motion S4M-15247: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14752: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14625: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/10/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14419: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/09/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14392: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/09/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14378: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14357: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/09/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14019: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/08/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14013: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13934: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/08/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-29735: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05560: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29519: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29520: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29521: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29475: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05291: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4T-01278: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29194: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05242: Alison Johnstone, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 05/01/2016 Show Full Question >>

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