Margaret Smith

Former Liberal Democrat MSP for Edinburgh West

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Former Liberal Democrat MSP for Edinburgh West

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on 23 March 2011 — Election

Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: New Royal Hospital for Sick Children (Edinburgh) 17 Mar 2011

    I share the concerns about the delay in the project. Given that the Scottish Government is continuing to give £850 million in capital to NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde for the Southern general hospital, will the cabinet secretary give an assurance that, if the SNP is in power after May, the Government will provide NHS Lothian with the £25 million in revenue that it will require for the new...
  • Scottish Parliament: Public Records (Scotland) Bill 16 Mar 2011

    I add my thanks to those already expressed to the clerks to the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee for their assistance during the passage of the bill. It is probably fitting that I add my thanks to them for their work over the course of the parliamentary session. Their assistance to me since I joined the committee in 2008 is much appreciated. My thanks also go to Karen...
  • Scottish Parliament: Higher Education Funding 16 Mar 2011

    I welcome and share the cabinet secretary’s commitment to free education with no fees and no graduate contribution. Our position builds on our record of scrapping Labour’s fees in government and the graduate endowment in opposition. We share, too, a commitment to fund the gap. Therefore, we welcome the announcement on fees for students from the rest of the United Kingdom, which is...

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