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Meeting of the Parliament 30 March 2017 [Draft] : 30 March 2017


Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

I refer members to my register of interests as a local councillor in Dumfries and Galloway Council.



Meeting of the Parliament 30 March 2017 [Draft] : 30 March 2017


Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

With regard to projects being brought forward for the A75, the minister will be aware that when in 2009 the local transport agency, the south west of Scotland tra...



Health and Sport Committee 28 March 2017 : 28 March 2017


Colin Smyth

For instance, the Government has a commitment to ensure that everyone who requires it has palliative care by 2021. Are you saying that the Scottish Prison Service...



Health and Sport Committee 28 March 2017 : 28 March 2017


Colin Smyth

I am not clear why health boards are responsible for healthcare in prisons but the Scottish Prison Service is still responsible for social care. Why did we not ch...



Health and Sport Committee 28 March 2017 : 28 March 2017


Colin Smyth

To follow up on that point, the memorandum of understanding is currently between the Scottish Prison Service and the health boards, and it does not seem to includ...



Health and Sport Committee 28 March 2017 : 28 March 2017


Colin Smyth

Whose issue is it? When you talk about legislative changes, are you referring to the integration of health and social care?



Health and Sport Committee 28 March 2017 : 28 March 2017


Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

I will move on to an issue that Teresa Medhurst touched on, which is caring for older prisoners. A number of the submissions that we received highlighted that a k...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 March 2017 [Draft] : 22 March 2017


Colin Smyth

Last week, it was revealed that child poverty in Scotland is on the increase, with 40,000 more kids falling into poverty. Despite that rise, the First Minister fa...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 March 2017 [Draft] : 22 March 2017


2. Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government what action it will take to raise the incomes of families with children living in poverty. (S5O-00798)



Health and Sport Committee 21 March 2017 : 21 March 2017


Colin Smyth

A number of witnesses have given examples of disinvestment, and other examples have been outlined in the written submissions. I appreciate that Dr Irvine is not h...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-04920.1: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 53 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-04919.2: Censure and Apology on the Anniversary of the Chinese Agreement (Keith Brown)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2017
Result - For: 63, Against: 55 Abstain: 3
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AgainstCarried
S5M-04919.3: Censure and Apology on the Anniversary of the Chinese Agreement (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2017
Result - For: 58, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-04919: Censure and Apology on the Anniversary of the Chinese Agreement (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2017
Result - For: 64, Against: 54 Abstain: 3
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S5M-04710.2: Scotland's Choice (Ruth Davidson)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 97 Abstain: 0
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S5M-04710.4: Scotland's Choice (Kezia Dugdale)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2017
Result - For: 28, Against: 100 Abstain: 0
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S5M-04710.5: Scotland's Choice (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2017
Result - For: 69, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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S5M-04710.3: Scotland's Choice (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2017
Result - For: 28, Against: 100 Abstain: 0
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S5M-04710: Scotland's Choice (Nicola Sturgeon)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2017
Result - For: 69, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-04472.1: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2017 [draft] (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 09/03/2017
Result - For: 57, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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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 >>
Motion S5M-03151: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02472: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02197: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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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 >>
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Question S5O-00689: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
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