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 17 January 2018 [Draft] : 17 January 2018


David Torrance

What is the Government’s response to the first annual report of the Commissioner for Fair Access? What is the Government doing t...



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


7. David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government what progress is being made on widening access to university, particularly for those from the most disadvantaged areas. (S5O-01680)



Meeting of the Parliament 10 January 2018 [Draft] : 10 January 2018


David Torrance

Will the cabinet secretary join me in expressing sincere thanks to all the emergency services staff, who continue to work over the Christmas and new year period t...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 January 2018 [Draft] : 10 January 2018


4. David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government how many calls the emergency services responded to over the festive period. (S5O-01647)



Meeting of the Parliament 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


David Torrance

I thank the cabinet secretary for that answer. Will he advise Parliament of the value of Scotland’s farmed salmon exports and which countries are the best importe...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


3. David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government how much Scotland’s food and drink exports were worth in the first nine months of 2017, and— (S5O-01626)



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...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-09927.1: Building a Connected Scotland: Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness Together (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 18/01/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 76 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-09888.1: Protecting Public Services (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-09888.4: Protecting Public Services (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-09888.3: Protecting Public Services (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-09888.2: Protecting Public Services (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 61 Abstain: 35
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-09888: Protecting Public Services (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-09887.3: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 80, Against: 0 Abstain: 30
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-09887.1: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 80, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-09887.2: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-09887: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried

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Motion S5M-09688: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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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 >>
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 >>

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