Elaine Smith MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 21 February 2019 [Draft] : 21 February 2019


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The cabinet secretary is clearly aware of the increasing necessity of food banks. That necessity is shocking: we should not need...



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


Elaine Smith

I do not disagree with Alex Neil. Does he agree that the Government could look at a public-ownership model, as part of that?



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


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I am a member of Unite the union, but it would also be good to recognise that the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers—the RMT—has staff at the ...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Elaine Smith

Will the cabinet secretary give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I am a member of Unite and convener of the RMT’s parliamentary group. I welcome members of both unions and Paul Sweeney MP here tonight. As others have done, I thank James Kelly for bringing...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Elaine Smith

I cannot take an intervention—I am closing.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Elaine Smith

I do not think that I have time to give way—I have already given way to the minister.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Elaine Smith

The Labour Party did engage on the budget, as Derek Mackay well knows. James Kelly engaged on it but, unfortunately, Derek Mackay was not listening. We have been consistent in saying that we...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

In closing for Labour, I remind the chamber—as Iain Gray did—that it was Labour that delivered the Scottish Parliament more than 20 years ago. I recall that, at t...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Elaine Smith

Will the member take an intervention?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15907: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 21/02/2019
Result - For: 66, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15879: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2019
Result - For: 61, Against: 52 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
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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ForDefeated
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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Not VotedDefeated
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-15514: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-15686: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15344: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14934: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14406: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-21776: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21777: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21773: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21779: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21774: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21775: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02913: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02896: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02850: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21257: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/01/2019 Show Full Question >>

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