Colin Smyth MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Colin Smyth

The cabinet secretary will be aware of the point that I made about the potential for a Galloway national park to bring something in the region of £30 million to £...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

Like other members, I am grateful to Finlay Carson for the opportunity that the motion gives us to celebrate the success story t...



Health and Sport Committee 23 May 2017 : 23 May 2017


Colin Smyth

Obviously, it takes time to train people to the required level, so what plans are in place to mitigate the current pressures on staff as you train new technicians...



Health and Sport Committee 23 May 2017 : 23 May 2017


Colin Smyth

You talked about backfilling the technicians who are being trained as paramedics. Are they backfilled by technicians who have the same level of skills?...



Health and Sport Committee 23 May 2017 : 23 May 2017


Colin Smyth

You say that some of the paramedics are current technicians who are being trained up as paramedics, but it was reported recently that many technicians are being r...



Health and Sport Committee 23 May 2017 : 23 May 2017


Colin Smyth

How many of the 1,000 new paramedics and technicians were recruited in the past year?



Health and Sport Committee 23 May 2017 : 23 May 2017


Colin Smyth

There is a substantial change to the current levels of staffing. How can we be reassured that the workforce planning will work? It clearly has not worked up until...



Health and Sport Committee 23 May 2017 : 23 May 2017


Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

The proposal to recruit an additional 1,000 new paramedics over the next five years was mentioned earlier. That would be a substantial increase in the current wor...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 May 2017 [Draft] : 23 May 2017


Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

I echo other members in thanking Maree Todd for lodging the motion and giving us the opportunity to play our part in raising awareness of world hypertension month and stressing the dangers o...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 May 2017 [Draft] : 23 May 2017


Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

Hear, hear.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-05767: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 25/05/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-05603.3: Fisheries (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-05603.2: Fisheries (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-05603: Fisheries (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-05594.2: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 25, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-05594.1: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-05594: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-05479.3: Scrap the NHS Pay Cap (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-05479: Scrap the NHS Pay Cap (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-05423: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 09/05/2017
Result - For: 66, Against: 44 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried

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Motion S5M-05632: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05312.3: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05012: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/03/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04887: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04354: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04291: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03927: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03553: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/01/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03551: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03440.1: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-09006: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09005: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00863: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00798: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07922: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07924: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07855: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00689: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07206: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/02/2017 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07201: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/02/2017 R Show Full Question >>

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