Alison Johnstone

Green MSP for Lothian


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  • Scottish Parliament: Planning (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (Day 2) 19 Jun 2019

    I believe that Graham Simpson is firmly in favour of equal rights of appeal, but, although I understand why he feels he needs to—as he put it himself—come up with something, this is a feeble response. We need mediation only because the system is confrontational, and part of the reason why the system is confrontational is that it is not equitable. When people know that, at the end of the...
  • Scottish Parliament: Cycling Action Plan 18 Jun 2019

    Cabinet secretary, there was more spin in your statement than you will see in a peloton. You have a vision for 10 per cent of journeys to be made by bike by next year, and you have declared a climate emergency, yet you have announced nothing new beyond more monitoring and analysis. You even failed to acknowledge that, with just six months to go, the rate sits at just 2 per cent, which is even...
  • Scottish Parliament: General Practice (Funding) 13 Jun 2019

    3. Like me, the First Minister will have received hundreds of emails from constituents this week backing calls for 11 per cent of national health service funding to go to general practice, to enable our local surgeries to employ more doctors and nurses, to provide longer appointments, and to tackle the health inequality that continues to blight Scotland. In April, Parliament voted for a Green...

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Green MSP for Lothian

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 2011 — Election

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