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:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2018 [Draft] : 16 dhen Chèitean 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Recent research by Crisis has demonstrated the huge cost to councils of keeping people in temporary accommodation beyond seven days. What are the barriers to coun...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 29 March 2018 : 29 dhen Mhàrt 2018


Elaine Smith

The survey found that about 45 per cent of perpetrators were members of Parliament. Do you know who those members are? Have they been approached? Has action been taken following on from that...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 29 March 2018 : 29 dhen Mhàrt 2018


Elaine Smith

The posters make quite a bold statement, which is obviously that sexual harassment has no place in Parliament. Are you confident that the action plan will make that sentiment a reality?

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 29 March 2018 : 29 dhen Mhàrt 2018


Elaine Smith

Has that been helpful? Are you getting feedback on that? I suppose that that builds on what Susan Duffy was saying about drawing attention to what is and what is not appropriate behaviour, a...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 29 March 2018 : 29 dhen Mhàrt 2018


Elaine Smith

Being part of a small team could also be a factor that would prevent people from reporting things.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 29 March 2018 : 29 dhen Mhàrt 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I will follow up on that before I ask something else. Would MSPs’ staff who are office managers and who have a role in managing people also be included in that specific training? ...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 March 2018 : 29 dhen Mhàrt 2018


Elaine Smith

I am sure that the committee will take that on board at stage 2 and keep an eye on the matter.



Meeting of the Parliament 29 March 2018 : 29 dhen Mhàrt 2018


Elaine Smith

I am happy to take an intervention from the committee convener, but first I was going to say that I am pleased that the Scottish Government has committed to resolving the issue with the comm...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 March 2018 : 29 dhen Mhàrt 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Although I am closing for Scottish Labour, when the bill first came before the Local Government and Communities Committee, I was deputy convener of the committee. I was involved in taking ev...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 March 2018 : 29 dhen Mhàrt 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

When he read about the bill, did Stewart Stevenson come across comments by UK Finance that lenders might have to “ramp-up their ... due diligence”? What does he t...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12264: Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Relief from Additional Amount) (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12223.1: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-12223.2: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Neil Findlay)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12223: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12140.1: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12140.4: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Pauline McNeill)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12140: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 65, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12076.2: Scottish National Investment Bank (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 08/05/2018
Result - For: 19, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-12076.3: Scottish National Investment Bank (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 08/05/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-12010.3: Scotland's Digital Connectivity (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 03/05/2018
Result - For: 104, Against: 2 Abstain: 6
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Not VotedCarried

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-11773: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11276: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10964: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10909: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10730: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10649: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10510: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10405: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09839.2: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08818: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-16775: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16774: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16770: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16769: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16768: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16767: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16755: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16754: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16751: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16741: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/05/2018 Show Full Question >>

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