Daniel Johnson

MSP, Edinburgh Southern

Edinburgh Southern Labour

Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Young Offenders (Protections) 13 Nov 2018

    I associate myself with the cabinet secretary’s remarks—the deaths of William Brown and Katie Allan were undoubtedly a tragedy. I understand that William Brown was in Polmont on remand. To follow on from the points about capacity, when people are in Polmont on remand, is that kept under review, so that they have the possibility of going to secure accommodation? Some of the details...
  • Scottish Parliament: Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 13 Nov 2018

    As someone who does not sit on the Equalities and Human Rights Committee, I thank the clerks and members of the committee for the excellent work that they have done on their stage 1 report. I acknowledge the work of the independent advisory group on the minimum age of criminal responsibility, the children’s reporter and the many organisations and individuals who submitted a response;...
  • Scottish Parliament: Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 13 Nov 2018

    I thank all the members who have contributed to this thought-provoking and constructive debate—which is not to say that there has not been disagreement. The issue was set in context very well by the minister’s and Oliver Mundell’s opening speeches. It was important that, in her opening remarks, the minister acknowledged that the move is perhaps overdue, but is being made in...

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Labour MSP for Edinburgh Southern

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 7 May 2016 — Election

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