Elaine Smith MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 12 December 2018 [Draft] : 12 December 2018


Elaine Smith

Will the minister clarify a point? He mentioned visitor numbers. I...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 December 2018 [Draft] : 12 December 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I thank Gordon Lindhurst for bringing forward this interesting debate to commemorate the Korean war armistice.



Meeting of the Parliament 12 December 2018 [Draft] : 12 December 2018


Elaine Smith

Bring it forward.



Meeting of the Parliament 12 December 2018 [Draft] : 12 December 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Does the cabinet secretary agree that tackling poverty effectively depends on increasing household incomes and on moving away from the unacceptable society in whi...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Elaine Smith

We should also thank the clerks for their work in making sure that members who are conveners comply, but things are often difficult when they have busy timetables...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Elaine Smith

No. All I would say that is explanations are often given but when an explanation is not given, we should ask for it. Most of the groups do give explanations that ...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Elaine Smith

It is good that compliance is high. Would it be worth asking some groups that have not submitted an annual return in time to explain why they have not done so?

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Elaine Smith

The committee might want to look at that in the future.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Elaine Smith

Yes, if you could. It would be good to follow that up separately. When I looked at the different strands in the report, religion was not there and I wondered abou...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Elaine Smith

What I was going to ask about gender representation and underrepresentation on public boards has mainly been addressed in answers to other questions. ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15126.3: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Mary Fee)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15126.2: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 0 Abstain: 24
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ForCarried
S5M-15126: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Christina McKelvie)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 0 Abstain: 24
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ForCarried
S5M-14447: Pow of Inchaffray Drainage Commission (Scotland) Bill (Tom Arthur)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15096.4: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 83 Abstain: 1
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-15096.1: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15096.3: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 31 Abstain: 17
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15096: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 26 Abstain: 17
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15032: Protecting Our Interests: Scotland's Response to the UK Government and EU's Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/12/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15017: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - UK Legislation (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2018
Result - For: 100, Against: 7 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-14934: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14406: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14335: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14165: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14031: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-20408: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20411: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20413: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20412: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20409: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20410: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19962: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02581: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02553: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19693: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/10/2018 Show Full Question >>

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