Elaine Smith MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 04 October 2018 : 04 October 2018


Elaine Smith

Does Alison Johnstone recognise that holiday hunger is an issue and that schemes such as the club 365 programme in North Lanarkshire help with that, as well?

Meeting of the Parliament 04 October 2018 : 04 October 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I start with an apposite observation from R H Tawney:



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 27 September 2018 [Draft] : 27 September 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I have read the paperwork carefully. Having been a member of the Parliament since 1999 and having been the convener and co-convener of various cross-party groups,...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 September 2018 [Draft] : 27 September 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The First Minister will be aware that there are many causes of obesity, including those that Brian Whittle outlined, and there are many ways to prevent it, including increasing breastfeeding...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 September 2018 : 05 September 2018


Elaine Smith

Thank you. Sin...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 September 2018 : 05 September 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I do not wish to speak against the motion, but I wish to speak on it. I seek clarification from the Minister for Parliamentary Business and Veterans, if that is a...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Elaine Smith

You raise a more general issue. CPGs are supposed to inform members, and their meetings are not public, although some CPG meetings blur the lines. Would you be cl...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Elaine Smith

I wondered whether you would have to book the chamber.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

You say in your application that there would be a bit of a crossover with the CPG on co-operatives, the CPG on credit unions and the CPG on housing. My question i...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 07 June 2018 : 07 June 2018


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The issue is interesting and quite topical. The application paper says that the cross-party group would

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-14059.2: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-14059: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-13995.1: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-13995: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-13945.1: Primary 1 Tests (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-13945: Primary 1 Tests (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-13876.1: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-13876.2: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 2
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-13876: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 58
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-13813.2: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-10909: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10730: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10649: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5W-18527: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18118: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18119: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17668: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17667: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17232: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17228: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17229: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17230: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16775: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/05/2018 Show Full Question >>

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