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Meeting of the Parliament 09 March 2017 [Draft] : 09 March 2017


Elaine Smith

Interestingly, I am just about to get to the Tory Government in London, if Joan McAlpine cares to listen.



Meeting of the Parliament 09 March 2017 [Draft] : 09 March 2017


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

It is clear from the recent Accounts Commission report that councils are doing what they can to keep their heads above water and...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 March 2017 [Draft] : 09 March 2017


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

In the spirit of supporting international women’s day, will the SPCB give consideration to having a specific exhibition space, perhaps in the front lobby, to cele...



Local Government and Communities Committee 08 March 2017 : 08 March 2017


Elaine Smith

I appreciate those points, but it seems that the void is being filled by churches, for example—particularly in Edinburgh and Glasgow. In Coatbridge, where I live,...



Local Government and Communities Committee 08 March 2017 : 08 March 2017


Elaine Smith

We want to move the discussion on to temporary accommodation. There is temporary accommodation and there is temporary accommodation. In Glasgow, we heard about ac...



Local Government and Communities Committee 08 March 2017 : 08 March 2017


Elaine Smith

Mr Cain, should the committee look at the fact that local authorities have a statutory duty in respect of homeless persons, which might cause issues in areas wher...



Local Government and Communities Committee 08 March 2017 : 08 March 2017


Elaine Smith

I think that we have moved into an area that you were quite keen to explore, convener.



Local Government and Communities Committee 08 March 2017 : 08 March 2017


Elaine Smith

Part of the issue seems to be the link between poverty and homelessness. Mark Kennedy spoke about prevention of homelessness. If we were to have an inquiry, shoul...



Local Government and Communities Committee 08 March 2017 : 08 March 2017


Elaine Smith

Does that issue involve single male homeless people, or does it concern women fleeing violence? Are there underlying statistics?



Local Government and Communities Committee 08 March 2017 : 08 March 2017


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Good morning, and thanks for coming to the committee today. I will sta...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-04472.1: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2017 [draft] (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 09/03/2017
Result - For: 57, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-04472: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2017 [draft] (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 09/03/2017
Result - For: 66, Against: 26 Abstain: 31
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AgainstCarried
S5M-04456.2: The Scottish Government and Education, 10 Years of Letting Down Teachers, Parents and Pupils (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 08/03/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-04456: The Scottish Government and Education, 10 Years of Letting Down Teachers, Parents and Pupils (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 08/03/2017
Result - For: 63, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-04474: Business Motion (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 79, Against: 0 Abstain: 16
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AbstainCarried
S5M-04440.1: International Women's Day (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 27, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-04440.2: International Women's Day (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-04440: International Women's Day (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-04324.2: Scottish Patient Safety Programme (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 02/03/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-04324.3: Scottish Patient Safety Programme (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 02/03/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-04659: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04446: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04094: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03510: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03436: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03424: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03429: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03398: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/01/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03248: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03200: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-08118: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07951: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00733: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07569: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07345: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07346: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06949: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/02/2017 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06947: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/02/2017 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06948: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/02/2017 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06837: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/02/2017 Show Full Question >>

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