David Torrance MSP

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David Torrance MSP

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  • Member for: Kirkcaldy
  • Region: Mid Scotland and Fife
  • Party: Scottish National Party

David is a member of the following Committees:

David is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Equalities and Human Rights Committee 07 December 2017 [Draft] : 07 December 2017


David Torrance

On the point about local authorities, like the convener and the rest of the panel, I know how hard it is because for any ethnic minority group, there is funding and there are different peopl...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 07 December 2017 [Draft] : 07 December 2017


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

Good morning, panel. I would like to return to the lack of good-quality travelling sites. I was a local councillor for a number of years before being elected as an MSP, and I have seen some ...



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 05 December 2017 [Draft] : 05 December 2017


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

The committee is pleased to note that relatively few commitments are outstanding for the period covered by the committee’s report. However, there are a number of ...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 December 2017 [Draft] : 05 December 2017


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I, too, put on record my thanks to the Public Petitions Committee and to the mesh survivors group. During my time on the committee, in the previous parliamentary session, we heard evidence f...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 November 2017 [Draft] : 29 November 2017


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I, too, thank Ash Denham for lodging the motion and allowing us to celebrate the fifth small business Saturday.



Meeting of the Parliament 22 November 2017 [Draft] : 22 November 2017


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I would like to put on record the commitment and dedication that have been shown by the BiFab workforce and the trade unions over this difficult period to help to...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2017 [Draft] : 21 November 2017


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I thank Clare Adamson for bringing the motion to the chamber in recognition of road safety week, which is the country’s biggest road safety event.



Meeting of the Parliament 16 November 2017 [Draft] : 16 November 2017


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

Further to my question to the Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work on Tuesday, will the Deputy First Minister guarantee that he will keep Parliament ...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 November 2017 [Draft] : 15 November 2017


David Torrance

—that they are powerful, and that they can make a huge difference in changing their own lives and future attitudes to bullying i...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 November 2017 [Draft] : 15 November 2017


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I refer members to my register of interests.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-09406.2: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 28, Against: 57 Abstain: 14
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S5M-09406.1: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 71, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-09406: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 70, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-09378.4: Justice (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 59, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-09378.1: Justice (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 55, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.3: Justice (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 20, Against: 100 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.2: Justice (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 6, Against: 114 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378: Justice (Liam McArthur)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 35, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09379.2: Finance (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 60, Against: 60 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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ForDefeated
S5M-09257: Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2017
Result - For: 71, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-09473: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09454: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09471: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09383: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09382: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09314: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09297: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09108: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09110: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09109: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5T-00755: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12290: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12285: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01363: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01147: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01080: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01044: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00582: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/01/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00172: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00091: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/08/2016 Show Full Question >>

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