Elaine Smith MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2019 [Draft] : 21 May 2019


Elaine Smith

We have discussed the fact that many councils do not have workplace policies either. Does the cabinet secretary agree that, rather than simply criticising them fo...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2019 [Draft] : 21 May 2019


Elaine Smith

Will the member take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2019 [Draft] : 21 May 2019


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I was not sure whether I wanted to take part in today’s historic debate. I have already spoken honestly in the chamber about my thyroid problems, so I thought it ...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2019 [Draft] : 21 May 2019


Elaine Smith

It might add to the debate to mention the importance of providing more information on how physiotherapy can help women with stress incontinence.



Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2019 [Draft] : 21 May 2019


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Does the minister recognise that the symptoms that she mentioned are also symptoms of underactive thyroid? When women have that, often they are not tested, becaus...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2019 [Draft] : 21 May 2019


Elaine Smith

With regard to support for colleges, ministers intervened to resolve the college dispute over pay harmonisation and to ensure that national pay scales were introduced. However, Colleges Scot...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2019 [Draft] : 21 May 2019


8. Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government how it supports Scotland’s colleges. (S5O-03279)



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Elaine Smith

I agree with a lot of what Gil Paterson has said, but Mike Rumbles said in his statement that his concern is not to do with the provision of legal advice—I think that he said that the Govern...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Elaine Smith

The issue—if there is an issue—lies in that sentence. That is what the standing orders say at the moment so, if a question is not on one of those two areas, it se...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Elaine Smith

I have a comment rather than a question. The second sentence of rule 13.7.1, to which Mike Rumbles referred, starts:

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17304.1: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-17304.2: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 14, Against: 97 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-17304.3: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 20, Against: 35 Abstain: 56
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-17304: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 76, Against: 29 Abstain: 6
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-17281.4: Treatment Time Guarantee (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17281.1: Treatment Time Guarantee (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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ForDefeated
S5M-17281.2: Treatment Time Guarantee (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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ForDefeated
S5M-17281: Treatment Time Guarantee (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-17280.2: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 52 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-17265.2: Adopting the Place Principle (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/05/2019
Result - For: 74, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried

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Motion S5M-17400: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17107: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16868: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/04/2019 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16100: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15686: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15344: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5O-03322: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03279: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23085: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23086: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03250: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22739: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22740: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22729: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22730: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22732: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/04/2019 Show Full Question >>

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