Drew Smith MSP Glasgow, Labour, Scottish Labour Shadow Minister for Equality


Drew Smith

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    Scottish Labour: Shadow Minister for Social Justice 2011-13, Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Constitution 2013-14, Shadow Minister for Equality 2015-.
  • Scottish Parliamentary Committee

    Equal Opportunities.
  • Electoral history

    MSP for Glasgow region since 5 May 2011.
  • Political interests

    Tackling poverty and inequality, employment, devolution, young people in the criminal justice system, built environment.
  • Party groups

    SERA; Scottish Co-operative Party; Labour Party Irish Society; National chair, Scottish Young Labour 2005-06; Vice-chair, later Secretary, Glasgow North CLP 2005-11 Glasgow Kelvin CLP: Secretary 2006-09, Campaign organiser: 2007 and 2011 Scottish Parliament elections, 2010 General Election; Member, Executive, Glasgow City Labour Party 2008-11; PPS and Trade Union Liaison 2015-.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Convener, Palestine Group 2011-13; Deputy Convener: Germany Group 2011-12, Architecture and the Built Environment Group 2014-.
  • Countries of interest


Election record for Glasgow, 05 May 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 39.8%
Labour 35.0%
Conservative 6.1%
Name Party Seats Votes % of votes
Humza Yousaf, Bob Doris Scottish National Party 2 83,109 39.8
Hanzala Malik, Drew Smith, Anne McTaggart Labour 3 73,031 35.0
Ruth Davidson Conservative 1 12,749 6.1
Patrick Harvie Green 1 12,454 6.0
Turnout %

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