Elaine Smith MSP

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Elaine Smith MSP

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  • Member for: Coatbridge and Chryston
  • Region: Central Scotland
  • Party: Scottish Labour

Elaine is a member of the following Committees:

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Parliamentary Activities

Deputy Presiding Officer

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Meeting of the Parliament 09 October 2014 : 09 October 2014
The Deputy Presiding Officer (Elaine Smith)

The next item of business is a debate on motion S4M-111078, in the name of David Stewart, on petition PE1458, which is on a register of interests for members of Scotland’s judiciary.

15:32  

Meeting of the Parliament 09 October 2014 : 09 October 2014
The Deputy Presiding Officer

We have a bit of time in hand, if members wish to take interventions—although that is, of course, entirely up to them.

15:50  

Meeting of the Parliament 09 October 2014 : 09 October 2014
The Deputy Presiding Officer

We now come to the open debate. I ask for speeches of four minutes, but I have a little bit of time in hand for interventions.

16:02  

Meeting of the Parliament 09 October 2014 : 09 October 2014
The Deputy Presiding Officer

We still have a bit of time in hand at this stage, so I can give the next four members a maximum of five minutes, if they wish.

16:14  

Meeting of the Parliament 08 October 2014 : 08 October 2014
The Deputy Presiding Officer (Elaine Smith)

Good afternoon. The first item of business this afternoon is consideration of business motion S4M-11143, in the name of Joe FitzPatrick, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, which sets out a revision of today’s business programme.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees to the following revisions to the programme of business for Wednesday 8 October 2014—

(a) after

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions
Education and Lifelong Learning

insert

followed by Ministerial Statement: Future of Scotland’s Railways

(b) delete

5.00 pm Decision Time

and insert

5.30 pm Decision Time—[Joe FitzPatrick.]

Motion agreed to.



Meeting of the Parliament 08 October 2014 : 08 October 2014
The Deputy Presiding Officer (Elaine Smith)

The next item of business is portfolio question time. As ever, to enable as many members as possible to speak, I would prefer short, succinct questions and answers to match.



Meeting of the Parliament 08 October 2014 : 08 October 2014
The Deputy Presiding Officer

Question 12, from Jenny Marra, has not been lodged. An explanation was provided.



Meeting of the Parliament 08 October 2014 : 08 October 2014
The Deputy Presiding Officer

Order, please.



Meeting of the Parliament 08 October 2014 : 08 October 2014
The Deputy Presiding Officer (Elaine Smith)

The member must conclude.



Meeting of the Parliament 08 October 2014 : 08 October 2014
The Deputy Presiding Officer

I am afraid that the member must close.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-11123 Joe FitzPatrick on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Business Motion—That the Parliament
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NoCarried

S4M-11114.2 Kenny MacAskill: Policing—As an amendment to motion S4M-11114 in the name of Graeme Pear
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NoCarried

S4M-11114 Graeme Pearson: Policing—That the Parliament acknowledges that policing in Scotland contin
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NoCarried

S4M-11116.1.1 Patrick Harvie: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-11116.1 in the name
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NoCarried

S4M-11116.1 Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to motion S4M-11116 in the name of Jo
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NoCarried

S4M-11116 Johann Lamont: Scotland’s Future—That the Parliament recognises the result of the independ
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NoCarried

Amendment 61 moved by Elaine Murray on motion S4M-11101 Kenny MacAskill: Courts Reform (Scotland) Bi
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Not VotedDefeated

Amendment 62 moved by Margaret Mitchell on motion S4M-11101 Kenny MacAskill: Courts Reform (Scotland
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Not VotedDefeated

Amendment 63 moved by Margaret Mitchell on motion S4M-11101 Kenny MacAskill: Courts Reform (Scotland
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Not VotedDefeated

Amendment 64 moved by Margaret Mitchell on motion S4M-11101 Kenny MacAskill: Courts Reform (Scotland
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Not VotedDefeated

Search for other Motions lodged by Elaine Smith
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Motion S4M-11135: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11083: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11051: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10742: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10669: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10479: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10004: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09991: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09806: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09768: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S4W-22759: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/10/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22758: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/10/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22760: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/10/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22761: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/10/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22745: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/10/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22750: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/10/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22747: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/10/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22746: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/10/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22749: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/10/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22748: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/10/2014 Show Full Question >>

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