Colin Smyth MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 04 April 2019 [Draft] : 04 April 2019


Colin Smyth

It is important to note that, during the debate, not a single member said that there was one panacea for the decline in bus patronage. However, why does the cabin...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 April 2019 [Draft] : 04 April 2019


Colin Smyth

Will the cabinet secretary give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 04 April 2019 [Draft] : 04 April 2019


Colin Smyth

It is unfair that my constituents in South Scotland, who would have to pay the tax, would have no power over its imposition and no power to get any of the money raised spent on public transp...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 April 2019 [Draft] : 04 April 2019


Colin Smyth

Jamie Greene makes a valid point. The biggest problem is the fall-out from Police Scotland’s decision to scrap traffic wardens, ...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 April 2019 [Draft] : 04 April 2019


Colin Smyth

Transport impacts on many aspects of our constituents’ lives, from their health to the environment to poverty. It accounts for more than a third of all greenhouse...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 April 2019 [Draft] : 04 April 2019


Colin Smyth

The member has, in effect, slated the idea of local authorities being able to set up bus companies in an unrestricted way, but does he support the Government’s pl...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 April 2019 [Draft] : 04 April 2019


Colin Smyth

The Parliament needs to make a decision first, because one of my deep concerns is that, under the proposals, if a car parking tax was introduced by City of Edinburgh Council, as Mr Finnie su...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 April 2019 [Draft] : 04 April 2019


Colin Smyth

I can tell Mr Stevenson that there has been an 8 per cent fall in Scotland in the past few years, whereas the rate was 5 per cent in the rest of the United Kingdo...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 April 2019 [Draft] : 04 April 2019


Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

I ask members to imagine a transport system in which our transport agencies have the powers properly to regulate public transport in their areas and to deliver a ...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 April 2019 [Draft] : 04 April 2019


Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

When the minister visits Ferguson Marine, I am sure that the workforce will tell him about their frustrations about the delays, and that they, more than anyone, w...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17023: Business Motion (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/04/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-16554.4: Revoking Article 50 (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-16554.1: Revoking Article 50 (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 1
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16554.3: Revoking Article 50 (Neil Findlay)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 33 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-16554: Revoking Article 50 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-16555.1: Climate Emergency (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16555.4: Climate Emergency (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 58, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16555.3: Climate Emergency (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 22, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-16555: Climate Emergency (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 6, Against: 111 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16445.3: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-16564: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16460: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16408: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16014: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15698: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15519: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15493.1: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15243.4: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15125: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15108: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/12/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-22758: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22723: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22724: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22722: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22725: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22709: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22707: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22708: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22704: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22706: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/04/2019 Show Full Question >>

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