Elaine Smith MSP

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


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Presiding Officer, I apologise to you and to Liam McArthur for my pill alarm going off during Mr McArthur’s contribution.



Meeting of the Parliament 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

This has been a positive debate, with many interesting contributions from both men and women. As Anas Sarwar and John Mason said, men should be supporting women in their struggle for equalit...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Does the cabinet secretary recognise that, as the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport said at general question time today, this month, the advisory council is ...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


Elaine Smith

That is a welcome answer, and I will certainly highlight this month’s activities.



Meeting of the Parliament 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


6. Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the recent comments by the chief medical officer for Scotland, what action it is taking to tackle gender inequality in the practice of medicine. (...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 March 2019 [Draft] : 06 March 2019


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

With the upcoming ban on biodegradable municipal waste going to landfill, it is important to have viable alternative solutions. Does the minister agree that they ...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 March 2019 [Draft] : 05 March 2019


Elaine Smith

We have moved on slightly. I certainly hope that the cabinet secretary wishes to make it clear to the health boards that she wants the issue to be pursued....



Meeting of the Parliament 05 March 2019 [Draft] : 05 March 2019


Elaine Smith

Will the cabinet secretary give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 05 March 2019 [Draft] : 05 March 2019


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I commend Neil Findlay for securing the debate, and for his tireless work to uncover this women’s health scandal and get help and justice for the women victims. O...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 March 2019 [Draft] : 05 March 2019


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The member makes extremely interesting points. Does she agree that the chief medical officer should take an interest, particularly since she has recently set out her feelings on women’s heal...

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
Not VotedCarried
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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Not VotedCarried

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Motion S5M-16100: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-22122: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22123: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22124: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02968: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21779: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21776: 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 S5W-21774: 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-21777: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/02/2019 Show Full Question >>

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