Elaine Smith MSP

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Elaine Smith MSP

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  • Member for: Coatbridge and Chryston
  • Region: Central Scotland
  • Party: Scottish Labour

Elaine is a member of the following Committees:

Elaine is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 22 June 2017 [Draft] : 22 dhen Ògmhios 2017


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

When the minister meets ScotRail, will he discuss the repeated incidents of violence at Hamilton Central station? Will he commit to meeting the National Union of ...



Public Petitions Committee 15 June 2017 [Draft] : 15 dhen Ògmhios 2017


Elaine Smith

Given that all this time has passed and we are back at stage 1 on the guidance, and given that, as it says in the committee’s papers, GPs will not take on board g...



Public Petitions Committee 15 June 2017 [Draft] : 15 dhen Ògmhios 2017


Elaine Smith

Licensing is a slight red herring, because GPs can prescribe desiccated thyroid hormone if they want to. When T3 ran out a few years ago, when the committee was d...



Public Petitions Committee 15 June 2017 [Draft] : 15 dhen Ògmhios 2017


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I have a supplementary question on the GP issue.



Local Government and Communities Committee 14 June 2017 [Draft] : 14 dhen Ògmhios 2017


Elaine Smith

How did that get through without an inspection? I do not mean just in Edinburgh; I am talking in general terms. What happens if you do not have a regime that inspects everything individually...



Local Government and Communities Committee 14 June 2017 [Draft] : 14 dhen Ògmhios 2017


Elaine Smith

That was just about floors, but open-plan schools, for example, spring to mind.



Local Government and Communities Committee 14 June 2017 [Draft] : 14 dhen Ògmhios 2017


Elaine Smith

This is my final question, and I am sorry to finish on what is a slightly related point. We have received a briefing for the meeting that talks about functional standards. In particular, it ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 14 June 2017 [Draft] : 14 dhen Ògmhios 2017


Elaine Smith

That is quite helpful—I was trying to clarify exactly that point. I think that we have clarified that what was being referred to went beyond private house building, which we have tended to f...



Local Government and Communities Committee 14 June 2017 [Draft] : 14 dhen Ògmhios 2017


Elaine Smith

It seems from what Gilly Carr said that it used to be enforced, because it was part of the legal document and it no longer is.



Local Government and Communities Committee 14 June 2017 [Draft] : 14 dhen Ògmhios 2017


Elaine Smith

Does Mr MacKay have any comment on that?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
SP Bill 1: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
S5M-06201: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Annabelle Ewing)
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 115, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-06186.4: Agriculture (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2017
Result - For: 61, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-06186.1: Agriculture (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2017
Result - For: 57, Against: 61 Abstain: 6
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ForDefeated
S5M-06186: Agriculture (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2017
Result - For: 80, Against: 36 Abstain: 8
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AbstainCarried
S5M-06257: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2017
Result - For: 86, Against: 29 Abstain: 9
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AgainstCarried
SP Bill 3: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1A
Meeting Date: 20/06/2017
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 3: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1B
Meeting Date: 20/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 3: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1C
Meeting Date: 20/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
S5M-06164: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 20/06/2017
Result - For: 108, Against: 11 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-06261: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06269: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06179: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06097: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05992.1: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05700: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05695: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-09607: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09608: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09606: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09605: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09604: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01072: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09330: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09332: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09331: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09333: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2017 Show Full Question >>

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