Elaine Smith MSP

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  • Member for: Central Scotland
  • Party: Scottish Labour

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Meeting of the Parliament 04 September 2019 [Draft] : 04 September 2019


Elaine Smith

It was slightly remiss of me not to mention the fact that the Presiding Officer was the first speaker in the open debate in Cathy Peattie’s debate in 2002. Linda ...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 September 2019 [Draft] : 04 September 2019


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I, too, thank Joan McAlpine for securing the debate. It is difficult for me to follow Alex Neil’s personal reminiscences, but I ...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 June 2019 : 27 June 2019


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I supported Nicola Sturgeon’s decision as health secretary in 2007 to stop the downgrading of Monklands accident and emergency s...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 June 2019 : 27 June 2019


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The Queen Elizabeth university hospital is one of Europe’s largest hospitals, with 1,100 patient rooms and 14 floors, and it was built on the site of the Southern...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2019 : 26 June 2019


Elaine Smith

I fully support the Government mitigating the bedroom tax. Given the despicable nature of the rape clause and the two-child cap, should that policy not be considered as a special case for mi...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2019 : 26 June 2019


Elaine Smith

I agree that this Parliament and Government cannot mitigate everything, but the Government has been keen to say that the two-child cap is a despicable policy and that it has put it high on t...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2019 : 26 June 2019


Elaine Smith

Certainly.



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2019 : 26 June 2019


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I, too, thank Keith Brown for securing the debate, which has highlighted, in the chamber, members’ concerns about the findings of the UN special rapporteur on ext...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2019 : 26 June 2019


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Will Michelle Ballantyne take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2019 : 26 June 2019


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I thank the cabinet secretary for early sight of her statement. Scottish Labour will, of course, require to scrutinise the supplementary papers and the progress r...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-18778.1: Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2019
Result - For: 34, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-18778: Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 5 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
S5M-18767.1: The Impact of the UK Government's Planned Immigration Policy and Mobility Restrictions on Scotland's University and Scientific Research Sectors (Oliver Mundell)
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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S5M-18767: The Impact of the UK Government's Planned Immigration Policy and Mobility Restrictions on Scotland's University and Scientific Research Sectors (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 1 Abstain: 29
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Not VotedCarried
SPCB election
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
S5M-18695.1: Avoiding a No-deal Exit from the EU (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 05/09/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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S5M-18695: Avoiding a No-deal Exit from the EU (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/09/2019
Result - For: 87, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-17945: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 26/06/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4A
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 26, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4B
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

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Motion S5M-18580: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/08/2019 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17513: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17460: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17400: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17107: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16868: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/04/2019 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16100: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15686: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15344: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14934: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-03548: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25015: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/08/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25014: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/08/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25013: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/08/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25016: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/08/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25012: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/08/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24401: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/07/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24369: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/07/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24065: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24050: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/06/2019 Show Full Question >>

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