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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Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2018 [Draft] : 16 May 2018


David Torrance

Will the minister commit to publishing a breakdown of that funding across all Scotland’s local authority areas? How does our level of funding for affordable homes across Scotland compare to ...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 26 April 2018 [Draft] : 26 April 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

Yes.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 26 April 2018 [Draft] : 26 April 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

Thank you, convener. I have no relevant interests to declare.



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


David Torrance

Thank you, convener. Brexit is fast approaching—it is less than a year away. Do the panel members think that human rights will keep pace with Europe or is there a...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


David Torrance

Marie Anderson has answered it.



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

Thank you for that, convener. With Brexit ...



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 April 2018


David Torrance

The committee is aware of a parliamentary petition that provides an example of a situation in which 20-year prescription has operated harshly. The petitioner trie...



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 April 2018


David Torrance

Concerns have been expressed by stakeholders, including the Law Society of Scotland and the Faculty of Advocates, about how section 8 will work, in relation to “a...



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 April 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

All my questions are on section 8 of the bill and 20-year prescription. For the obligation to pay damages, section 8 proposes a new start date for 20-year prescri...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 April 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I am delighted with today’s announcement, which secures the future of BiFab and the jobs of many of my constituents. Does the cabinet secretary agree that the dea...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12264: Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Relief from Additional Amount) (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12223.1: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-12223.2: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Neil Findlay)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12223: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12140.1: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12140.4: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Pauline McNeill)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12140: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 65, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12076.2: Scottish National Investment Bank (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 08/05/2018
Result - For: 19, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-12076.3: Scottish National Investment Bank (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 08/05/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-12010.3: Scotland's Digital Connectivity (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 03/05/2018
Result - For: 104, Against: 2 Abstain: 6
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Motion S5M-12172: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12179: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12173: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12195: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12158: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12162: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12079: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12046: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11818: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11817: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02144: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02088: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02026: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01919: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01844: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-00927: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01680: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01647: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01626: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-00755: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2017 Show Full Question >>

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