David Torrance MSP

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Public Petitions Committee 08 November 2018 [Draft] : 08 November 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I support that suggestion as well.



Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2018 : 08 November 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

Does the cabinet secretary agree that schools can learn from one another and share good practice, and that groups such as the LGBT+ group in Kirkcaldy high school, in my constituency, which ...



Health and Sport Committee 06 November 2018 : 06 November 2018


David Torrance

As we have heard, the 16-and-under age group is sometimes a difficult one to engage with—it is especially difficult to get them to engage with their parents. How can we provide sufficient op...



Health and Sport Committee 06 November 2018 : 06 November 2018


David Torrance

In Wales, deemed consent applies to people aged 18 and over. In Scotland, deemed authorisation would apply to potential donors aged 16 and over. Do you agree with 16 being the age at which d...



Health and Sport Committee 06 November 2018 : 06 November 2018


David Torrance

I asked the question, because it can sometimes be very hard to engage with the 16-and-under age group. How can we give young people sufficient opportunity to express their wishes in advance ...



Health and Sport Committee 06 November 2018 : 06 November 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

Good morning. In Wales, deemed consent applies to people aged 18 and over, whereas in Scotland, deemed authorisation will apply to people aged 16 and over. Do you agree with 16 as the age at...



Public Petitions Committee 25 October 2018 [Draft] : 25 October 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

Might it be worth seeking the thoughts of the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities? Whether they are for or against it, local authorities have to deal with the issue all the time....



Meeting of the Parliament 24 October 2018 [Draft] : 24 October 2018


David Torrance

The achievements of Kirkcaldy high school’s LGBT+ group were recognised at the recent Convention of Scottish Local Authorities excellence awards. How important do...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 October 2018 [Draft] : 24 October 2018


12. David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to improve access to mental health services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender plus people. (S5O-02470)



Meeting of the Parliament 03 October 2018 : 03 October 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I thank Sandra White for securing the debate and I welcome the opportunity to celebrate Age Scotland’s 75th anniversary and to draw attention to the vital role th...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14665: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 111, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14602: Breach of the Code of Conduct for MSPs (Bill Kidd)
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-14638.1: Safeguarding Scotland’s International Research Collaborations and Reputation for Scientific Excellence from the Threat of Brexit (Oliver Mundell)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14638.2: Safeguarding Scotland’s International Research Collaborations and Reputation for Scientific Excellence from the Threat of Brexit (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2018
Result - For: 65, Against: 30 Abstain: 20
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ForCarried
S5M-14638: Safeguarding Scotland’s International Research Collaborations and Reputation for Scientific Excellence from the Threat of Brexit (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2018
Result - For: 66, Against: 28 Abstain: 21
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ForCarried
S5M-14621.1: Impact of UK Government Welfare Cuts and Universal Credit on Poverty (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 06/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-14620: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14492: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14493: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14494: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14310: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14274: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14126: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14128: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14053: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13942: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02470: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02378: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02342: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02283: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02229: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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