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

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Meeting of the Parliament 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 dhen Dàmhair 2019


Liz Smith

The financial memorandum does not, as it should do, give a fair and balanced view of both the costs and the benefits.



Meeting of the Parliament 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 dhen Dàmhair 2019


Liz Smith

Would that case not be enhanced if there was a much more detailed financial memorandum?



Meeting of the Parliament 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 dhen Dàmhair 2019


Liz Smith

The Scottish Government must review the situation. If that is not done, that will give a completely one-sided and biased view. Those are serious objections, so we will review the matter at s...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 dhen Dàmhair 2019


Liz Smith

I am just about to close.



Meeting of the Parliament 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 dhen Dàmhair 2019


Liz Smith

If James Dornan does not mind, I will not take his intervention because we are so short of time.



Meeting of the Parliament 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 dhen Dàmhair 2019


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

I place on the record that I have been a governor of two independent schools.



Education and Skills Committee 09 October 2019 [Draft] : 09 dhen Dàmhair 2019


Liz Smith

For clarity, what would happen in that instance?



Education and Skills Committee 09 October 2019 [Draft] : 09 dhen Dàmhair 2019


Liz Smith

Everybody is relatively positive about the bill’s general principles; I do not think that there is any disagreement about them, which is very good. However, when ...



Education and Skills Committee 09 October 2019 [Draft] : 09 dhen Dàmhair 2019


Liz Smith

I am interested in what you said about 1.2 million people being on the scheme but not all those people necessarily being involved in jobs that require disclosure....



Education and Skills Committee 09 October 2019 [Draft] : 09 dhen Dàmhair 2019


Liz Smith

I am interested to hear that response. I understand why the work might balance out. That said, moving to a mandatory scheme means that it will become mandatory fo...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-19287.1: Supporting Innovation (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 08/10/2019
Result - For: 49, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-19287.2: Supporting Innovation (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 08/10/2019
Result - For: 49, Against: 52 Abstain: 6
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ForDefeated
SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
S5M-18623: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-19193.1: Give Them Time Campaign (Maree Todd)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19190.2: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19190.1: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-19190: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 32, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
Motion S5M-16127: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15678: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
Question S5W-24833: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/08/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24690: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/08/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03195: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03163: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03268: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/04/2019 Show Full Question >>

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