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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Local Government and Communities Committee 23 November 2016 : 23 dhen t-Samhain 2016


Elaine Smith

We need to explore that further to see how such a clause would work for community groups if an asset was sold to them. Who would they pay that money back to if th...



Local Government and Communities Committee 23 November 2016 : 23 dhen t-Samhain 2016


Elaine Smith

I thank the panel for joining us. My first question is a general question that perhaps comes in on the back of what Sandra Holmes has just said. While the witnesses are thinking about it, I ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 23 November 2016 : 23 dhen t-Samhain 2016


Elaine Smith

I do not know how much you know about the Electoral Management Board, which covers only the administration of local government elections. Could that role be expanded? Mr Ghaleigh, you said t...



Local Government and Communities Committee 23 November 2016 : 23 dhen t-Samhain 2016


Elaine Smith

However, it is still paid. I return to th...



Local Government and Communities Committee 23 November 2016 : 23 dhen t-Samhain 2016


Elaine Smith

Sorry—I used the word ceremonial because that is what you say in your submission.



Local Government and Communities Committee 23 November 2016 : 23 dhen t-Samhain 2016


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Before I come to my question, I want to pick up on the previous point. With such big, responsible jobs, which are remunerated accordingly, how on earth do chief e...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 November 2016 [Draft] : 23 dhen t-Samhain 2016


Elaine Smith

On a point of order.



Meeting of the Parliament 23 November 2016 [Draft] : 23 dhen t-Samhain 2016


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The minister mentioned the signing of the 10-year contract with Abellio in his statement, and talks about pursuing a public sector bid. Can he confirm—as was outl...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 November 2016 [Draft] : 22 dhen t-Samhain 2016


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Like others, I welcome the first adoption week Scotland as something that is much needed to raise awareness of the specific issues faced by children who are adopt...



Local Government and Communities Committee 16 November 2016 : 16 dhen t-Samhain 2016


The Deputy Convener

Thank you. To pick up on a point that was made, I advise the panel that we will be taking more evidence next week on community empowerment, so you might want to t...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-02820.1: Recognising 16 Days of Action to End Violence Against Women and Girls (Douglas Ross)
Meeting Date: 01/12/2016
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-02809.3: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-02809: Education (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 34 Abstain: 6
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-02804.2: Local Democracy (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 61, Against: 61 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-02804.1: Local Democracy (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-02804: Local Democracy (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-02795.1: Implications for Culture, Creative Industries and Tourism following the EU Referendum (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 29/11/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-02795: Implications for Culture, Creative Industries and Tourism following the EU Referendum (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 29/11/2016
Result - For: 84, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-02686.2: Supporting and Strengthening Scotland's Island Communities (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 24/11/2016
Result - For: 53, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-02686.4: Supporting and Strengthening Scotland's Island Communities (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 24/11/2016
Result - For: 53, Against: 61 Abstain: 1
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Motion S5M-02902: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02807: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02799: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02748: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02436: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/11/2016 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02425: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02349: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02343: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02070: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01856: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/10/2016 R Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-04606: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/11/2016 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04607: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04608: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/11/2016 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04610: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04609: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/11/2016 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04439: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/11/2016 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04435: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/11/2016 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04434: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/11/2016 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04436: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/11/2016 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04437: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/11/2016 R Show Full Question >>

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