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Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Drew Smith (Glasgow) (Lab) The debate marks the final consideration of the issue by the Scottish Parliament, but neither I, the Deputy First Minister nor any other member will have the last word on the question because, rightly, the decision is now a matter for the people of Scotland. Self-determination is their right, and th...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Drew Smith I hope and believe that Scotland will choose partnership over disunion on 18 September, and I hope that that is done on the basis of an honest evaluation of the merits of the arguments. We covet, as much as any member on the other side covets the prize of independence, the prize of returning this mo...

Meeting of the Parliament 13 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Drew Smith (Glasgow) (Lab) As a former board member of Scottish union learning, I am particularly interested in and thankful for the review group’s recommendations on workplace learning. Union learning is a great example of how trade unions add value to work in Scotland.

Industrial relations require two to tango, o...

Meeting of the Parliament 13 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Drew Smith (Glasgow) (Lab) Will the member give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 13 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Drew Smith Will the member give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 12 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Drew Smith (Glasgow) (Lab) I am grateful to all those members who signed my motion. I hope that the range of views that no doubt exists in the Parliament will have the opportunity of an airing this evening. In drafting a motion that I hoped as many members as possible could support and which would therefore stand a chance of ...

Meeting of the Parliament 07 August 2014 : Thursday, August 07, 2014
Drew Smith (Glasgow) (Lab) It is a pleasure to take part in this debate and to follow the enthusiasm of Sandra White. I echo the thanks to the minister. I could not have thought of a better highlight of the last weekend than the one that she was able to enjoy on all our behalf by presenting the medals after the men’s cycling ...

Meeting of the Parliament 07 August 2014 : Thursday, August 07, 2014
Drew Smith Finally, I have a suggestion that I hope that the cabinet secretary will consider. Perhaps we can return to this debate annually in the remaining years of the Parliament so that we can all continue to play a part in the legacy of these games.

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Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Drew Smith (Glasgow) (Lab) I wonder what the First Minister’s response is to Professor Dunleavy’s colleague, Iain McLean, who puts the set-up costs at £1.5 billion to £2 billion. He may want to check Professor Dunleavy’s blog entry from this morning.

Does the First Minister not understand that his Government’s fail...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Drew Smith (Glasgow) (Lab) The amendments in group 5 relate to housing that is let for holiday purposes and specifically to an issue that many MSPs will be aware of—very short-term letting of residential property or so-called party flats.

Amendment 45 seeks to extend the scope of landlord registration to encompass ...
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S4M-10843.1.2 Ruth Davidson: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1.1 Willie Rennie: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1 Johann Lamont: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to motion S4M-10843 in the name of Alex
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S4M-10843 Alex Salmond: Scotland’s Future—That the Parliament agrees that Scotland is one of the wea
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S4M-10829.3 Jenny Marra: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in t
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S4M-10829.2 Mary Scanlon: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in
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S4M-10829.1 Alison McInnes: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 i
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S4M-10829 Angela Constance: Increasing Opportunities for Women—That the Parliament welcomes the grow
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S4M-10777.4 Jackie Baillie: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-10777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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S4M-10777.2 Alex Johnstone: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-01777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S4M-10682: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10675: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10508: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10482: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10374: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10172: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10146.1: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10059: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10011: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09875: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-22189: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03364: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03340: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03311: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03267: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21149: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21150: Drew Smith, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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