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Alison Johnstone, Scottish Green MSP for Lothian, has secured a pledge from Finance Secretary John Swinney that Scotland’s largest public pension investments will be made more transparent so that local...

Johnstone secures transparency pledge on public pensions

Alison Johnstone, Scottish Green MSP for Lothian, has secured a pledge from Finance Secretary John Swinney that Scotland’s largest public pension investments will be made more transparent so that local…

Green councillors have warmly welcomed proposals to extend 20mph zones to many more Edinburgh streets but say it should go further over time.

Green councillors welcome 20mph plans as first step to 20mph city

Green councillors have warmly welcomed proposals to extend 20mph zones to many more Edinburgh streets but say it should go further over time.

Alison Johnstone, Green MSP for Lothian, has today (9 Dec) written to Energy Minister Fergus Ewing calling for urgent answers to growing concerns about the future of the wave energy...

Wave energy: Johnstone demands action to protect jobs

Alison Johnstone, Green MSP for Lothian, has today (9 Dec) written to Energy Minister Fergus Ewing calling for urgent answers to growing concerns about the future of the wave energy…

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At one end of the ward I represent on Edinburgh Council is the Craiglockhart campus of Edinburgh Napier University, built originally in 1880.

War poets walking

At one end of the ward I represent on Edinburgh Council is the Craiglockhart campus of Edinburgh Napier University, built originally in 1880.

Yesterday I asked the Scottish Government whether they would meet with other parties to come up with a way forward on local government taxation.

Time to stop dodging the debate on Council Tax

Yesterday I asked the Scottish Government whether they would meet with other parties to come up with a way forward on local government taxation.

Below is a copy of an opinion piece I wrote for the Evening News on 1st November:

Fracking campaign gathers momentum

Below is a copy of an opinion piece I wrote for the Evening News on 1st November: