Green Blog

Homes for the future

Alison Johnstone calls on government, local and national, to stand up for a homes programme which meets housing need, not developer greed. Edinburgh needs…

Action on flytipping

On my way back home the other day, I passed a pile of abandoned furniture. Wardrobes, drawers, sideboards and sofas had all been dumped…

New Meadowbank

Green MSP Alison Johnstone welcomes progress towards a new Meadowbank stadium. Meadowbank stadium has been a second home to me.  From hazy memories of…

Planning democracy

A dose of democracy in the planning system is long overdue, says Alison Johnstone Back in August 2015 the City of Edinburgh’s planning committee…

IndyRef: one year on

On this day one year ago, people in Scotland woke to find out the result of the independence referendum. Thousands of them chose to…