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Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 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 [Draft] : 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?

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


Elaine Smith

Has that been helpful? Are you getting feedback on that? I suppose that that builds on what Susan Duffy was saying about drawing attention to what is and what is not appropriate behaviour, a...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


Elaine Smith

Being part of a small team could also be a factor that would prevent people from reporting things.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I will follow up on that before I ask something else. Would MSPs’ staff who are office managers and who have a role in managing people also be included in that specific training? ...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 March 2018 : 29 March 2018


Elaine Smith

I am sure that the committee will take that on board at stage 2 and keep an eye on the matter.



Meeting of the Parliament 29 March 2018 : 29 March 2018


Elaine Smith

I am happy to take an intervention from the committee convener, but first I was going to say that I am pleased that the Scottish Government has committed to resolving the issue with the comm...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 March 2018 : 29 March 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Although I am closing for Scottish Labour, when the bill first came before the Local Government and Communities Committee, I was deputy convener of the committee. I was involved in taking ev...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 March 2018 : 29 March 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

When he read about the bill, did Stewart Stevenson come across comments by UK Finance that lenders might have to “ramp-up their ... due diligence”? What does he t...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 March 2018 : 29 March 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I thank the cabinet secretary for early sight of her statement. I agree that poverty is not inevitable. However, although the Tories’ callous benefit cuts are plunging more children and work...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-11695.2: Safe Injection Services (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-11695.3: Safe Injection Services (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 47, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-11695.1: Safe Injection Services (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 9, Against: 98 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-11695: Safe Injection Services (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-11347.1: Scotland’s Support for the (UNESCO) Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11289.2: Better Buses (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 51 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-11289: Better Buses (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 5
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.2.1: Scrap the Council Tax (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11290.2: Scrap the Council Tax (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-11290.1: Scrap the Council Tax (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated

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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 >>
Motion S5M-08818: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-15745: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15698: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15697: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15696: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15595: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15592: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15593: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15590: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15591: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15594: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Question >>

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