Colin Smyth

Labour MSP for South Scotland



Labour MSP for South Scotland

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 7 May 2016 — Election

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  • Scottish Parliament: South Lanarkshire Care Homes (Closure) 28 Mar 2024

    This week, South Lanarkshire health and social care partnership voted to close two care homes, including McClymont House in Lanark, to help to plug a £33 million funding shortfall. The closures will save just £600,000 next year, but they are devastating for residents—older, vulnerable people who now face being kicked out of their homes. The partnership, which includes councillors in the...
  • Scottish Parliament: Bus Services (Dumfries and Galloway) 28 Mar 2024

    4. To ask the Scottish Government what action it can take to support the reversal of the reported reduction of bus services in Dumfries and Galloway. (S6O-03279)
  • Scottish Parliament: Bus Services (Dumfries and Galloway) 28 Mar 2024

    Services across the region have been in decline for more than a decade, and so have local government budgets. An independent report that went to this month’s meeting of the South West of Scotland Transport Partnership warned that the situation is going to get worse. A summary of the report notes that “The fragile position of the bus industry in Dumfries and Galloway is acute ......

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