Elaine Smith MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 18 May 2017 [Draft] : 18 May 2017


Elaine Smith

I would like to share something else that Dave Watson said today in his article in The Scotsman. He s...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 May 2017 [Draft] : 18 May 2017


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I have relevant interests to declare: I am an unremunerated director of McQuick Ltd, maker of bagpipe covers, and I am a member of Unite the union.

Meeting of the Parliament 18 May 2017 [Draft] : 18 May 2017


Elaine Smith

In today’s Scotsman,...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 May 2017 [Draft] : 18 May 2017


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Would that include tailoring support for people with additional support needs, such as people with dyslexia?



Local Government and Communities Committee 17 May 2017 : 17 May 2017


Elaine Smith

Thank you. I wanted to have that clarified for the record.



Local Government and Communities Committee 17 May 2017 : 17 May 2017


Elaine Smith

For clarity, is it the case that, if someone is in Scotland, they cannot appeal to POPLA, because POPLA does not cover Scotland?



Local Government and Communities Committee 17 May 2017 : 17 May 2017


Elaine Smith

I would like to have clarification of something. Mr Bowins, you mentioned at the beginning of the meeting that people can make an independent appeal to POPLA, but my understanding is that PO...



Local Government and Communities Committee 17 May 2017 : 17 May 2017


Elaine Smith

We would be grateful if you could try, because, if your stores received email approaches or letters from local councils, it would be of interest to us to find tha...



Local Government and Communities Committee 17 May 2017 : 17 May 2017


Elaine Smith

Mr McElroy, would it be difficult to email all your store managers to inquire whether their local authority has approached them under the duties that exist under ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 17 May 2017 : 17 May 2017


Elaine Smith

I am sorry to keep on about this, but the bottom line is that you have talked about your customers and you might have a customer who says to one of your colleagues, “I’m parking here because...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-05603.3: Fisheries (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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S5M-05603.2: Fisheries (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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S5M-05603: Fisheries (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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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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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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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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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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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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S5M-05423: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 09/05/2017
Result - For: 66, Against: 44 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05312.3: Carers and Social Care (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 48, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-05700: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05695: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04659: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04446: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04094: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03510: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03436: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03424: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03429: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03398: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/01/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-09332: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09333: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09330: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09328: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09329: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09331: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09293: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09294: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09246: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
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