“We will not pursue growth for growth’s sake” – John’s speech in the debate on Scotland’s Economy

John spoke in today's debate on Scotland's economy on behalf of the Scottish Greens. The debate discussed this motion by the new Cabinet Secretary for the Economy: Motion S5M-00212: Keith Brown, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/05/2016 Taking Scotland Forward – Scotland’s Economy, Short Term Resilience and Long Term Opportunities That the … Continue reading “We will not pursue growth for growth’s sake” – John’s speech in the debate on Scotland’s Economy

John’s Speech on the Boycott, Divest and Sanction

On Thursday (25th February 2016) the Parliament debated a motion by Conservative MSP Jackson Carlaw against the Boycott, Divest and Sanction campaign. You can read the motion debated and John's speech below, as well as watch John's speech. Motion debated: That the Parliament acknowledges the recently published open letter signed by over 150 high-profile cultural and political … Continue reading John’s Speech on the Boycott, Divest and Sanction

John’s Speech on Age and Social Isolation

John spoke yesterday (06/01/16) during the Equal Opportunities Committee debate on its report into Age and Social Isolation. You can read the transcript below "I would like to thank all the contributors to the report and the staff who were involved in preparing it. Those contributors were very real people—that is what I wanted to say … Continue reading John’s Speech on Age and Social Isolation

John’s Speech on the Future of the Clyde and Hebrides Ferries

You can watch John's speech using the link below by skipping to 1:09:38.   Alternatively you can read John's speech on the future of the Clyde and Hebrides Ferries last week below.   John Finnie: I apologise to you, Presiding Officer, for missing David Stewart’s opening remarks. Like many, I went to school on a MacBrayne’s … Continue reading John’s Speech on the Future of the Clyde and Hebrides Ferries