Elaine Smith MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Elaine Smith

I wish to vote no.



Meeting of the Parliament 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Elaine Smith

On a point of order, Presiding Officer. I wish to vote no.



Meeting of the Parliament 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Thank you, Presiding Officer, I—[Temporary loss of sound.]



Meeting of the Parliament 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Last month, the Minister for Public Health, Sport and Wellbeing said that independent dentists were being encouraged to follow the spirit of the route map, but co...



Meeting of the Parliament (Virtual) 03 September 2020 [Draft] : 03 September 2020


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The cabinet secretary mentioned the Scottish welfare fund. This week, the Poverty and Inequality Commission highlighted local authority spending as a key issue in the Scottish welfare fund’s...



Meeting of the Parliament (Virtual) 03 September 2020 [Draft] : 03 September 2020


Elaine Smith

Is the cabinet secretary aware that, before the lockdown, the Eat Well Age Well project estimated that more than 100,000 older people in Scotland were at risk of or were suffering from malnu...



Meeting of the Parliament (Virtual) 03 September 2020 [Draft] : 03 September 2020


7. Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government how its welfare policies address poverty and malnutrition in older people. (S5O-04547)



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2020 : 17 March 2020


Elaine Smith

Members might not know that the act is called the Breastfeeding etc (Scotland) Act 2005 because it focuses on the child’s right to be fed, including bottle feeding when mums and babies are o...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2020 : 17 March 2020


Elaine Smith

Does the member agree with me that educating people at a young age about breastfeeding may help to change such societal attitudes? Where people are not used to seeing breastfeeding as the no...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2020 : 17 March 2020


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I have a registered interest, having received funding from Unison and Boots the Chemist and assistance from the Govan Law Centre.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22780.3: Prioritising Education Over Independence (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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AbstainCarried
S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22711.3: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22711.1: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.2: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 6, Against: 109 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22711: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-22616: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/09/2020 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22579: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22452: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/08/2020 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22395: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22358: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/08/2020 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22347: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22216: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21790: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21281: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21181: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5W-31901: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31848: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31845: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31844: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31847: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31849: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31621: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31620: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31482: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04547: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/08/2020 Show Full Question >>

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