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Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Drew Smith (Glasgow) (Lab) There is not a lot about an unnamed source offering to deal with the Scottish Government for a price that the Scottish Government has claimed it is unwilling to pay that gives us more certainty about currency arrangements in the event of Scotland leaving the UK. Will Mr Swinney remind us why the Sco...

Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2014 : Thursday, March 27, 2014
Drew Smith (Glasgow) (Lab) I am sure that the First Minister would agree that progressive decisions are taken when progressive people make them, rather than simply as a result of things being written down in a constitution.

On the interim constitution, in an answer to a parliamentary question that I asked last year...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Drew Smith (Glasgow) (Lab)

5. To ask the Scottish Government what share of the United Kingdom research councils’ funding Scottish universities currently receive. (S4O-03054)



Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Drew Smith Based on a population share, Scotland would certainly get less. Given that Professor Paul Boyle told the Education and Culture Committee yesterday that no single research council spans more than one country, there is no doubt that support for research is one of the many benefits of continuing the pa...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Drew Smith (Glasgow) (Lab) How much do you need?



Meeting of the Parliament 13 March 2014 : Thursday, March 13, 2014
Drew Smith (Glasgow) (Lab)

7. To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the comment by the European Commissioner for education that any attempt to treat Scottish and non-Scottish students differently could be regarded as “a covert form of discrimination on grounds of nationality”. (S4O-03013)

Meeting of the Parliament 13 March 2014 : Thursday, March 13, 2014
Drew Smith When it has been pointed out previously that the Scottish National Party’s plans to discriminate against English students in an independent Scotland are illegal under EU law, the cabinet secretary has suggested that University Scotland’s legal advice backs up his position. How does he explain the fa...

Meeting of the Parliament 18 February 2014 : Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Drew Smith (Glasgow) (Lab)

1. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the comments of the President of the European Commission that it would be “extremely difficult, if not impossible” for an independent Scotland to join the European Union. (S4T-00600)



Meeting of the Parliament 18 February 2014 : Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Drew Smith The problems that the nationalists’ campaign faces this week are because of their failure to understand that it is not up to them simply to assert the national interests of others.

At the weekend, I listened carefully when Mr Swinney called Mr Barroso “preposterous”. I also listened to wh...

Meeting of the Parliament 18 February 2014 : Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Drew Smith We know that the process of negotiation may be difficult and that even the Scottish Government does not always get its own way when it negotiates. Up for negotiation—

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S4M-09557.2 Kenny MacAskill: Stop and Search—As an amendment to motion S4M-09557 in the name of Alis
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S4M-09557 Alison McInnes: Stop and Search—That the Parliament notes that stop and search is an opera
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S4M-09558.2 Michael Matheson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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S4M-09558.1 Richard Simpson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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S4M-09558 Jim Hume: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—That the Parliament notes that one in four ad
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S4M-09547.1 Jackson Carlaw: Scotland, A Good Global Citizen—As an amendment to motion S4M-09547 in t
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S4M-09482.1 Jackie Baillie: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margare
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S4M-09482.3 Liz Smith: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margaret Bur
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NoDefeated

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Motion S4M-09559: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09028: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08708: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08553: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08286.1: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08245: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08205: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08015: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/10/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07936: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/10/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07935: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/10/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-20705: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/04/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20453: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03054: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03036: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20019: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03013: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4T-00600: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02897: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19654: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19656: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/02/2014 Show Full Question >>

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