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:

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Local Government and Communities Committee 21 September 2016 : 21 dhen t-Sultain 2016


Elaine Smith

Mr Melhuish seemed to say that a lot of that information is already there, so it might not be too difficult to evaluate houses.



Local Government and Communities Committee 21 September 2016 : 21 dhen t-Sultain 2016


Elaine Smith

My question goes back to what David Thomson said at the beginning, which Mr Melhuish took us back to. If I heard Mr Thomson correctly, he said that it would be mo...



Local Government and Communities Committee 21 September 2016 : 21 dhen t-Sultain 2016


Elaine Smith

We are looking at statutory instruments, as my colleagues pointed out, to tweak the bands, and that is what this committee has to report on. It would be hard to a...



Local Government and Communities Committee 21 September 2016 : 21 dhen t-Sultain 2016


Elaine Smith

My supplementary is slightly wider.



Local Government and Communities Committee 21 September 2016 : 21 dhen t-Sultain 2016


Elaine Smith

I will ask Professor Gibb about something that is in his submission—I am not picking on you, Professor Gibb; I will come to Professor Bell in a second. You said:



Local Government and Communities Committee 21 September 2016 : 21 dhen t-Sultain 2016


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Good morning. Thank you for coming to give evidence. Professor Gibb, ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 14 September 2016 : 14 dhen t-Sultain 2016


Elaine Smith

I nominate Andy Wightman.



Local Government and Communities Committee 14 September 2016 : 14 dhen t-Sultain 2016


Elaine Smith

The issues certainly remain pertinent. As you mentioned, convener, we took evidence on them last week, so it is not as if they are going away. I also think that t...



Local Government and Communities Committee 14 September 2016 : 14 dhen t-Sultain 2016


Elaine Smith

Thank you. We look forward to seeing your report in due course.



Local Government and Communities Committee 14 September 2016 : 14 dhen t-Sultain 2016


Elaine Smith

I am conscious of the time, so if you do not mind, I will ask my two questions together. First, can you comment on councils’ readiness in implementing the Communi...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-01580.1: Reforming Local Taxation (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 64, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01580.2: Reforming Local Taxation (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 34, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-01580.3: Reforming Local Taxation (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 6, Against: 121 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-01580: Reforming Local Taxation (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 63, Against: 63 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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ForDefeated
S5M-01554.4: NHS Scotland Staffing Crisis (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 21/09/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-01554: NHS Scotland Staffing Crisis (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 21/09/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-01531.1: Scotland’s Economy, Responding to the EU Referendum (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-01531.3: Scotland’s Economy, Responding to the EU Referendum (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2016
Result - For: 87, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-01531: Scotland’s Economy, Responding to the EU Referendum (Keith Brown)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2016
Result - For: 87, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-01412.2: Implications of the EU Referendum Result and UK Negotiating Position (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 14/09/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated

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Motion S5M-01510: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01448.1: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01162: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/08/2016 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01161: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/08/2016 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01100: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/08/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01096: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/08/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01062: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/08/2016 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01035: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/08/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00866: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/07/2016 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00467.5: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-02955: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02954: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02957: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02952: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02953: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02956: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02652: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02651: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02653: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00103: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/08/2016 Show Full Question >>

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