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Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Drew Smith

In Mr Neil’s round of issues from Longannet to equal pay in North Lanarkshire Council, will he perhaps address the SNP’s proposal for full fiscal autonomy in the ...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Drew Smith

It is the worst of all worlds, and I will therefore support the Labour motion tonight. I look forward very much to the general election campaign.



Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Drew Smith

What I cannot understand is that Scottish ministers now choose to campaign for an arrangement that is predicated on staying in the UK but which would make us wors...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Drew Smith (Glasgow) (Lab)

I am grateful to you, Presiding Officer. General elections are an opportunity not just to challenge those with power but, ultimately, to take the power from them....

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Drew Smith

Will the member give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Drew Smith (Glasgow) (Lab)

Will the member give way?



Public Audit Committee 11 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Drew Smith

I tend with agree with Colin Beattie. In paragraph 4 of the letter from the funding council, which sets out the actions that the college can take in response, the first action seems to be to...

Public Audit Committee 11 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Drew Smith

That is helpful. My final question is about the exit point for these contracts and when they complete. Will the outcomes at the end of these contracts be future proofed? Given that technolog...

Public Audit Committee 11 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Drew Smith

We now have the Highlands and Islands contract and what is rather inelegantly called the rest-of-Scotland contract. The report says that that happened primarily because the process in the Hi...

Public Audit Committee 11 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Drew Smith

I am concerned that if one local authority is proactive and says, “We want to be involved in improving this situation and invest money in it”, and another says, “Well, we’re not willing to d...

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S4M-12776.4 John Swinney: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the n
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S4M-12776.3 Gavin Brown: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the na
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776.1 Willie Rennie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776.2 Patrick Harvie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776 Jackie Baillie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament rejects the UK Governmen
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NoCarried

S4M-12763.1 Claire Baker: Post-study Work Visas—As an amendment to motion S4M-12763 in the name of H
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YesCarried

S4M-12763 Humza Yousaf: Post-study Work Visas—That the Parliament welcomes the publication of the Po
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YesCarried

S4M-12678.2 Roseanna Cunningham: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in th
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NoCarried

S4M-12678.3 Neil Findlay: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in the name
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YesDefeated

S4M-12678.1 Annabel Goldie: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in the nam
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NoDefeated

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S4M-12648: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12432: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12244: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12197: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11972: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/12/2014 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11918: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11749: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11730: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11564: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11563: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-25046: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25044: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25045: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25043: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24749: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24751: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24748: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24750: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24375: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24374: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/02/2015 Show Full Question >>

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