John Finnie MSP

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Equal Opportunities Committee 2 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015


John Finnie

Liz Watson has just touched on the issue that I wanted to raise, which is about performance frameworks and preventative spend. We have heard from Laura Alcock-Fer...



Equal Opportunities Committee 2 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015


John Finnie

I am interested in the witnesses’ views about the use of IT. It has been mentioned a lot, and I want to understand what the benefits are. They have been laid out in many of the submissions, ...



Equal Opportunities Committee 2 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Ind)

I am an MSP for the Highlands and Islands.



Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015


John Finnie

Does what the member says not precisely prove the point that there has been robust scrutiny?



Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015


John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Ind)

I, too, thank the many people who gave the evidence that formed the basis of the Justice Committee’s report. I will quote straight away from one of them, Professo...



Justice Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


John Finnie

I shared the concerns about the use of the term “travel”, but I have to say that they were very largely set aside by the Lord Advocate’s comments. Would it be pos...



Justice Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


John Finnie

It has been covered; I wanted clarification on those issues.



Justice Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


John Finnie

I am particularly interested in awareness raising. It is all very well to legislate, but if people do not understand the signs and symptoms, that is a problem.

Justice Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


John Finnie

Thank you, convener.



Justice Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


John Finnie

Well, you just have, of course, convener.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-12878 Michael Matheson: Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agree
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YesCarried

S4M-12857.2 John Swinney: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in the
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YesCarried

S4M-12857.1 Jackie Baillie: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in t
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NoDefeated

S4M-12857 Gavin Brown: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—That the Parliament notes that the Scottish G
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YesCarried

S4M-12776.4 John Swinney: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the n
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AbstainCarried

S4M-12776.3 Gavin Brown: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the na
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776.1 Willie Rennie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776.2 Patrick Harvie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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YesDefeated

S4M-12776 Jackie Baillie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament rejects the UK Governmen
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AbstainCarried

S4M-12763.1 Claire Baker: Post-study Work Visas—As an amendment to motion S4M-12763 in the name of H
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YesCarried

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Motion S4M-12459: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 26/02/2015 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12277: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 09/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12008: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 08/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11817: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 04/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11737: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 27/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11517: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 12/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11347: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 29/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11236: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 17/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11152: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 08/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10931: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 04/09/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-25295: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 15/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24731: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 03/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24730: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 03/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24729: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 03/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24728: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 03/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24693: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 27/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24692: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 27/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24655: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 25/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24594: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24595: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Question >>

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