Elaine Smith MSP

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Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 07 June 2018 [Draft] : 07 June 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The issue is interesting and quite topical. The application paper says that the cross-party group would



Meeting of the Parliament 07 June 2018 [Draft] : 07 June 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

On people in need of affordable homes, is the minister aware that almost 10,000 disabled people are stuck on the waiting list for suitable affordable housing? Wit...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 June 2018 [Draft] : 06 June 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

For community groups to deliver invaluable cultural benefit, support from qualified youth workers is needed. However, is the minister aware that in evidence to th...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 June 2018 [Draft] : 05 June 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I draw attention to my entry in the register of members’ interests as a member of Unite the union.



Meeting of the Parliament 31 May 2018 [Draft] : 31 May 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Given the number of women who suffer from an underactive thyroid and have to buy dessicated thyroid hormone from other countries on the internet, simply so that t...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 May 2018 [Draft] : 22 May 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Today’s debate allows us to look at the progress that is being made on the Scottish Government’s “A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People” delivery plan, which was ...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 May 2018 [Draft] : 22 May 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Does the minister agree that we also need to consider that, even for those in work, there can be relatively high levels of poverty? For example, the Joseph Rowntr...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2018 [Draft] : 16 May 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 March 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 March 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?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
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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Not VotedDefeated
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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Not VotedCarried
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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Not VotedCarried
S5M-12573: Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 06/06/2018
Result - For: 119, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-12801: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5W-17232: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17229: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17228: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17230: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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