Colin Smyth MSP

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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 March 2019 [Draft] : 20 March 2019


Colin Smyth

I want to ask about a side issue. How would you expect a local authority to deal with the process of reimposing a 30mph speed limit on a restricted road, particul...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 March 2019 [Draft] : 20 March 2019


Colin Smyth

So no organisation that you have spoken to has said that streamlining the TRO process would deliver 20mph limits more quickly than they are being delivered at the...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 March 2019 [Draft] : 20 March 2019


Colin Smyth

Is it the case that at no time during your discussions with the Government on the issue has it put forward an alternative proposal?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 20 March 2019 [Draft] : 20 March 2019


Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

Thank you, convener. When the Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity gave evidence to the committee, he seemed to suggest that he suppor...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 March 2019 [Draft] : 20 March 2019


Colin Smyth

I suspect that not too many young people fit into the category that Jamie Greene has highlighted. The reality is that young people are more likely to be in lower-...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 March 2019 [Draft] : 20 March 2019


Colin Smyth

The decline of bus services is compounding inequality, but the approach of the SNP, Tories and Lib Dems is to accept that decline and inequality as inevitable. It does not have to be that wa...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 March 2019 [Draft] : 20 March 2019


Colin Smyth

Bus travel is rarely debated in the Parliament. It receives a fraction of the support from the Government that our privatised rail operators receive. However, bus...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 March 2019 [Draft] : 20 March 2019


Colin Smyth

With many of them earning below the adult minimum wage, never mind the living wage, young people can find themselves spending ha...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 March 2019 [Draft] : 20 March 2019


Colin Smyth

I will take a quick intervention.



Meeting of the Parliament 20 March 2019 [Draft] : 20 March 2019


Colin Smyth

There is no reason why local authorities cannot come together to produce bus services that cut across them with an arm’s-length body, which is the Lothian model. ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-16445.1: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Edward Mountain)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 87 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
S5M-16445.2: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 32, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-16445: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16407.4: Student Support (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
S5M-16407.1: Student Support (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16407: Student Support (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16408.3: Free Bus Travel for Under-25s (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 29 Abstain: 29
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AgainstCarried
SP Bill 35: Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 9
Meeting Date: 19/03/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
ForCarried
S5M-16394: Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Bill (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 19/03/2019
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-14720: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5F-03110: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21772: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21771: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21685: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-21671: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21672: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21620: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21621: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02830: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/01/2019 Show Full Question >>

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