Colin Smyth MSP

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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 12 December 2018 [Draft] : 12 December 2018


Colin Smyth

I am sure that I could come up with more if you wish, convener.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 12 December 2018 [Draft] : 12 December 2018


Colin Smyth

My point has been covered.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 12 December 2018 [Draft] : 12 December 2018


Colin Smyth

Well, perhaps it would be helpful to make this point. Garry Clark has mentioned the role of businesses in relation to the new agency. Perhaps Norma Austin Hart an...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 12 December 2018 [Draft] : 12 December 2018


Colin Smyth

I would like to hear from the rest of the panel first.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 12 December 2018 [Draft] : 12 December 2018


Colin Smyth

What would be the mechanism for achieving that? The bill does not cover it at the moment.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 12 December 2018 [Draft] : 12 December 2018


Colin Smyth

Good morning to the panel. The bill proposes that the board of the new agency should be appointed by Government ministers. Is that the right approach? How do we e...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 12 December 2018 [Draft] : 12 December 2018


Colin Smyth

I note that you said that just before my contribution.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 12 December 2018 [Draft] : 12 December 2018


Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

Margaret Simpson and Matt Lancashire mentioned the agency that is currently in place, SOSEP, which has a budget of £10 million. You talked about the consultation on the development of the bi...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 December 2018 [Draft] : 12 December 2018


Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

This week, ScotRail introduced a new timetable, but it is business as usual for Scotland’s hard-pressed rail passengers with delays, overcrowding and cancellation...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 05 December 2018 [Draft] : 05 December 2018


Colin Smyth

Last week, at First Minister’s questions, the First Minister said that all Government agencies should pay the living wage. Given that Prestwick airport is owned b...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15126.3: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Mary Fee)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15126.2: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 0 Abstain: 24
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ForCarried
S5M-15126: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Christina McKelvie)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 0 Abstain: 24
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ForCarried
S5M-14447: Pow of Inchaffray Drainage Commission (Scotland) Bill (Tom Arthur)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15096.4: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 83 Abstain: 1
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-15096.1: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15096.3: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 31 Abstain: 17
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15096: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 26 Abstain: 17
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15032: Protecting Our Interests: Scotland's Response to the UK Government and EU's Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/12/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15017: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - UK Legislation (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2018
Result - For: 100, Against: 7 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-14720: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14520.3: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14509.2: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14338: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14244: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13947: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13876.4: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13785: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02723: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20512: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20510: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20511: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20280: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20244: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-20242: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-20243: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Question >>

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