Colin Smyth MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

I was under the impression that we are not allowed to advocate how people should vote, but if it is part of the debate today, I ask people to vote Labour next Thu...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Colin Smyth

My concern is that if the amendment is not agreed to, it would be difficult for a similar amendment to be agreed to at stage 3, given that some members seem to be implying that there is no r...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Colin Smyth

As a starting point, I believe that there is a requirement to have something in the legislation to achieve this aim. The cabinet secretary used the interesting ph...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Colin Smyth

Amendment 43 would give ministers a duty to set up a framework to ensure that the new agency interacts effectively with the many existing bodies that cover the so...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Colin Smyth

Which do you think would be the best for Scottish produce such as Scotch whisky, in terms of access to markets: a no-deal Brexit or a deal that includes a permane...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Colin Smyth

In going forward and negotiating any trade deals, would continued protection of UK GIs in the EU market be a red line for negotiations with the EU? Would continue...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Colin Smyth

I turn to the issue of geographical indications and access to markets. GIs are clearly important to products such as Scotch whisky, which you mentioned. How will ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Colin Smyth

The projections in the remedial plan say that ScotRail will not reach that 92.5 per cent target across Scotland. Why is there a difference?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Colin Smyth

The remedial plan does not say that ScotRail will reach the target by March 2021. There is a difference—it says that performance will still be below 90 per cent a...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Colin Smyth

Do you think that ScotRail will hit that target?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17304.1: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17304.2: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 14, Against: 97 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-17304.3: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 20, Against: 35 Abstain: 56
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ForDefeated
S5M-17304: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 76, Against: 29 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-17281.4: Treatment Time Guarantee (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17281.1: Treatment Time Guarantee (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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ForDefeated
S5M-17281.2: Treatment Time Guarantee (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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ForDefeated
S5M-17281: Treatment Time Guarantee (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-17280.2: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 52 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-17265.2: Adopting the Place Principle (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/05/2019
Result - For: 74, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-17190: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16564: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-23274: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23188: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-22807: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03168: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
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