Liz Smith MSP

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Liz Smith MSP

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  • Member for: Mid Scotland and Fife
  • Region: Ar
  • Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Liz is a member of the following Committees:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 16 January 2020 [Draft] : 16 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Liz Smith

The minister is right that the Scottish Government has gone into considerable detail. I hope that it has done that with legal advisers on some of the definitions....



Meeting of the Parliament 16 January 2020 [Draft] : 16 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Liz Smith

Thank you. These are important points. I t...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 January 2020 [Draft] : 16 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Liz Smith

That is a welcome clarification, and I fully understand the rationale behind what the minister has just said. It is encouraging that that has been considered. Non...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 January 2020 [Draft] : 16 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

I put on record the fact that I hold a current PVG certificate.

Meeting of the Parliament 16 January 2020 [Draft] : 16 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

I entirely agree with the minister about the sensitivities over the issue—what she has just said is absolutely right.



Meeting of the Parliament 15 January 2020 [Draft] : 15 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Liz Smith

I am grateful to the convener of the Education and Skills Committee for taking an intervention. I entirely support the work that she has done in this area, but I am sure that she will agree,...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 January 2020 [Draft] : 15 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Liz Smith

I have a very brief question for the cabinet secretary. Does he accept that there has been a substantial narrowing of subject choices in S4?



Meeting of the Parliament 15 January 2020 [Draft] : 15 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Liz Smith

The Conservatives have no problem—indeed, no party in the Parliament has any problem—with agreeing the principles of curriculum for excellence. What we have a pro...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 January 2020 [Draft] : 15 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Liz Smith

Thank you, Presiding Officer. I am grateful to the cabinet secretary a...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 January 2020 [Draft] : 15 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Liz Smith

Of course.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20415.3: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 60, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20415.2: Education (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20415: Education (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20448: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-20318.1: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-20318: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 55, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 13
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 56, Against: 68 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-20415: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19717: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18999: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17843: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17612: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17493: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17134: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17091: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16407.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16392: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5O-04034: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03989: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03844: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26071: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03723: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03576: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03566: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03509: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24941: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/08/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24887: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/08/2019 Show Full Question >>

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