All 2 results for jeremy corbyn speaker:Elaine Smith

Scottish Parliament: Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (1 Jun 2017)

Elaine Smith: Last Sunday, at a Jeremy Corbyn event in Glasgow, Ian Lavery—Labour’s candidate for Wansbeck—told us that on a school visit in his constituency, he saw a young boy in detention. When he inquired as to why, he found out that the boy’s crime was taking a sandwich from a classmate’s bag because he was so hungry. It really is unbelievable that we have to debate child poverty in the 21st...

Scottish Parliament: European Union Referendum (Implications for Scotland) (28 Jun 2016)

Elaine Smith: ...have been reflected more in this chamber. Those voters need a voice today. I spoke to a great many people and listened to their arguments for remain, including the compelling ones being made by Jeremy Corbyn, and I studied carefully the positive left-wing case for leave. One reason that I felt compelled to contribute to the previous debate was that I believed that the opinions of those who...


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