Elaine Smith MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Elaine Smith

Although the letter goes on to say some of that, it still says what I read out—that is, that there has to be “reasonable cause”, which is not defined in legislati...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Elaine Smith

I will speak in support of amendment 173, in the name of Pauline McNeill. It is worrying that there has been little scrutiny of this particular issue, which is a ...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Elaine Smith

I pose the same question to the cabinet secretary that I asked Pauline McNeill: how do we define “conveniently” in the law?



Meeting of the Parliament 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Could Pauline McNeill confirm for the Parliament that the word “conveniently” is not at all defined in the bill?



Meeting of the Parliament 02 October 2019 [Draft] : 02 October 2019


Elaine Smith

Will the cabinet secretary give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 02 October 2019 [Draft] : 02 October 2019


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I point out to the chamber that I have a registered interest as a member of Unite the union and that I am contributing to the debate as the convener of the RMT parliamentary group. I welcome...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 October 2019 [Draft] : 02 October 2019


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

On a point of order, Presiding Officer. It is my understanding that our standing orders and our code of conduct include being respectful to one another in the cha...



Public Petitions Committee 26 September 2019 [Draft] : 26 September 2019


Elaine Smith

A lot of work has been done on the petition. I do not know what the protocol is for such a long petition—it is the longest one ever. I do not know whether it would be possible to have the pe...



Public Petitions Committee 26 September 2019 [Draft] : 26 September 2019


Elaine Smith

I suppose that patients feel that the harm is caused by them not being able to get it and not being able to live a full life. When they buy it over the internet from America, they come back ...



Public Petitions Committee 26 September 2019 [Draft] : 26 September 2019


Elaine Smith

I am sorry—I asked whether DTH can be prescribed. I know that there is some prescribing of it going on. Can it be prescribed if the clinician is willing to be insured against any risk, for i...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-19287.1: Supporting Innovation (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 08/10/2019
Result - For: 49, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-19287.2: Supporting Innovation (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 08/10/2019
Result - For: 49, Against: 52 Abstain: 6
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Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-18623: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19193.1: Give Them Time Campaign (Maree Todd)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19190.2: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19190.1: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19190: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 32, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-19246: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18580: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/08/2019 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17513: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17460: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5O-03548: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25015: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/08/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25014: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/08/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25013: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/08/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25016: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/08/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25012: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/08/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24401: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/07/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24369: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/07/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24065: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24050: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/06/2019 Show Full Question >>

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