Elaine Smith MSP

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Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 20 December 2018 [Draft] : 20 December 2018


Elaine Smith

Before we put a transitional arrangement in place, we would first need to make a decision and set the legislative change process in train, because we would have to have agreed with the repor...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 20 December 2018 [Draft] : 20 December 2018


Elaine Smith

Paragraph 141 in the conclusion of the report recognises that there will be



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 20 December 2018 [Draft] : 20 December 2018


Elaine Smith

I want to ask about the conclusion, but before I do that I would like to explore something further. All workplaces have office politics and power dynamics, but th...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 20 December 2018 [Draft] : 20 December 2018


Elaine Smith

You mentioned data protection, which I can see being an issue. If information is kept on someone with their name against it, that person should surely be allowed ...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 20 December 2018 [Draft] : 20 December 2018


Elaine Smith

That is interesting, particularly on the issue of ex-members, which we will probably come on to later.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 20 December 2018 [Draft] : 20 December 2018


Elaine Smith

I know that we will come on to talk about ex-members. Susan Duffy mentioned the culture of respect workshops. Ex-members will not have had the opportunity to attend. In some ways, the cultur...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 20 December 2018 [Draft] : 20 December 2018


Elaine Smith

I think that we will come on to what the sanctions might be, particularly with ex-members, for example.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 20 December 2018 [Draft] : 20 December 2018


Elaine Smith

We had a brief discussion with the commissioner about the time limits for complaints. Under the current arrangements, the commissioner is obliged to seek a direct...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 20 December 2018 [Draft] : 20 December 2018


Elaine Smith

Obviously, no one is being complacent about that, and work will continue.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 20 December 2018 [Draft] : 20 December 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I first want to go back a step to the previous line of questioning and to what Susan Duffy said about Westminster. Is it just a power and deference issue, or is i...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15390.3: Scotland’s Future Economy (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15390.1: Scotland’s Future Economy (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15390: Scotland’s Future Economy (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15380.3: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15380.1: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 6, Against: 107 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15380: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 28
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ForCarried
S5M-15279.3: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-15279.2: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 51, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-15279.1: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-15279: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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Not VotedCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-14031: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12801: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-20408: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20411: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20413: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20412: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20409: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20410: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19962: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02581: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02553: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19693: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/10/2018 Show Full Question >>

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