Colin Smyth MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

I refer members to my entry in the register of interests. I am a member of Unite the union.

Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

I thank the cabinet secretary for advance sight of his statement.

Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

It is a privilege to join other members in celebrating Kilmarnock Football Club’s 150th anniversary and I thank Willie Coffey for securing today’s debate.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 06 February 2019 [Draft] : 06 February 2019


Colin Smyth

That is a good point. My view is that we should complete the current stage 1 report and make it clear that we will consult further. All the evidence that we have ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 06 February 2019 [Draft] : 06 February 2019


Colin Smyth

I do not.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 06 February 2019 [Draft] : 06 February 2019


Colin Smyth

It is fair to say that the proposed change to the bill is a material one. The committee went through a detailed consultation at stage 1 that allowed many organisa...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 06 February 2019 [Draft] : 06 February 2019


Colin Smyth

The Convention of Scottish Local Authorities says that the current budget going through Parliament is a £147 million cash cut for local authorities. The Scottish ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 06 February 2019 [Draft] : 06 February 2019


Colin Smyth

Does any of you know what percentage of 30mph roads in Scotland are restricted roads that will, therefore, be covered by the bill?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 06 February 2019 [Draft] : 06 February 2019


Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

This is probably the most straightforward question that you will be asked during the meeting. Why do you support the proposal to reduce the default speed limit on restricted roads from 30mph...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

Today’s debate has shown that business as usual is not an option for salmon farming in Scotland. The industry has been encouraged by the Scottish Government to hi...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15723: Establishment of a Committee (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 06/02/2019
Result - For: 92, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15625.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15625: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 67, Against: 58 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15607.1: Presumption to Mainstream (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15615.2: Tackling Antisocial Behaviour (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 69, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15609.2: A Connected Scotland, the Scottish Government’s Strategy for Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 29/01/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15507.1: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15507.2: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15507: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 76, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-15514: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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