Colin Smyth MSP

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  • Member for: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish Labour

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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 27 June 2018 [Draft] : 27 June 2018


Colin Smyth

Do you accept that, if those current protections are not in place for something such as Scotch whisky, as soon as somebody can imitate it, they will certainly do ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 27 June 2018 [Draft] : 27 June 2018


Colin Smyth

The issue is unresolved and is part of the negotiations, as you say. When will producers of products such as Scotch whisky have ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 27 June 2018 [Draft] : 27 June 2018


Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

Our current EU membership allows participation in three EU protected food name schemes, which gives protection against imitations throughout the EU.



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2018 : 26 June 2018


Colin Smyth

I notice that the minister did not say that he anticipates that ScotRail will hit those key targets in the forthcoming year. Given that and the fact that it has m...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2018 : 26 June 2018


Colin Smyth

The minister is correct—those targets are set as part of the franchise agreement, and they are being missed. Given that ScotRail has failed to hit those targets o...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2018 : 26 June 2018


1. Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to reports that ScotRail missed its punctuality targets for every reporting period in the last year. (S5T-01178)



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 June 2018 [Draft] : 20 June 2018


Colin Smyth

The whole picture, but specifically Prestwick.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 June 2018 [Draft] : 20 June 2018


Colin Smyth

What would it mean to Prestwick, from a business point of view, if you were to secure that deal



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 June 2018 [Draft] : 20 June 2018


Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

There is a lot of nostalgia towards Prestwick airport. There was a wonderful documentary on television last night about the 1978 world cup, which included the Scotland team flying out from P...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 June 2018 [Draft] : 20 June 2018


Colin Smyth

Is she aware or—

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12943: Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee's 5th Report, 2018 (Session 5) (Clare Haughey)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2018
Result - For: 101, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-12891.2: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-12891.1: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 81, Against: 0 Abstain: 20
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ForCarried
S5M-12861.2: Review of Government FoI Handling and Record Keeping (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 20/06/2018
Result - For: 66, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12706.4: Health (Maureen Watt)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 62 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-12706: Health (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 62
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ForCarried
S5M-12708.4: Finance and the Constitution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 68, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12708: Finance and the Constitution (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12741: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 103, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12690.2: Improving the Lives of Scotland’s Gypsy/Travellers (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 12/06/2018
Result - For: 76, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-13054: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12376: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/05/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12010.3: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11932: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11289.4: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10857: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10451: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10434: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/02/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09799: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/01/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09376: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-17781: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17776: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-17674: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-17669: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17561: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/06/2018 Show Full Question >>

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