Elaine Smith

MSP, Central Scotland

Central Scotland Labour

Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Helicopter Safety (North Sea) 24 Oct 2017

    I declare an interest: I am a member of Unite the union. Also, as my son is a mechanical engineering student and is currently applying to companies in the oil and gas sector, I might have a very personal interest in this issue shortly. I welcome members of Unite the union to the gallery and I thank my colleague Lewis Macdonald for bringing this important debate to the Parliament. I am the...
  • Scottish Parliament: Worker Ownership 28 Sep 2017

    I thank my colleague Richard Leonard for bringing this important issue to the chamber. Richard has spent much of his working life fighting for workers’ rights and he has consistently raised workers’ issues in the chamber since his election last year. Indeed, his first members’ business debate was on the Caterpillar workers’ occupation. The number of employee-owned...
  • Scottish Parliament: Homelessness 19 Sep 2017

    I am pleased that the minister has recognised the work that the Local Government and Communities Committee has undertaken. The number of children in temporary accommodation increased by 16 per cent last year. What plans does the Scottish Government have to ensure that that number does not increase further?

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Labour MSP for Central Scotland

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Also represented Coatbridge and Chryston

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