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:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Equalities and Human Rights Committee 22 June 2017 [Draft] : 22 June 2017


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

We have heard about the role that headteachers and staff play in the education environment. What role do outside agencies from the third sector play? Some high schools have full-time counsel...



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


David Torrance

The majority of cervical cancers are caused by a persistent human papillomavirus infection, which causes changes to the cervical cells. Will the minister provide ...



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


13. David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government how it promotes cervical screening awareness. (S5O-01147)



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 15 June 2017 : 15 June 2017


David Torrance

Thank you, once again, convener. On today’s panel, we have two of the largest youth organisations in Scotland. I think that the membership of the scouts is more than 50,000. We have been tal...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 15 June 2017 : 15 June 2017


David Torrance

Good morning. My question is for Derek Allan. How did you manage to engage pupils with the support network and the mentoring system? From what I have seen, the pu...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 15 June 2017 : 15 June 2017


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I am the member for Kirkcaldy. I declare an interest as a member of the Scout Association.



Meeting of the Parliament 07 June 2017 : 07 June 2017


David Torrance

Does the cabinet secretary agree that, as the UK Government has changed the rules to enable academy schools and Highways England to reclaim VAT, it is reprehensib...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 June 2017 : 07 June 2017


2. David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government how much Police Scotland and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service have paid in VAT that they have not been able to claim back. (S5O-01080)



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 01 June 2017 : 01 June 2017


David Torrance

Should local authorities be consulting communities, saying what they plan for an area and alleviating fears?



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 01 June 2017 : 01 June 2017


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

Mary Fee covered most of what I wanted to ask about, as I expected she might. There are 32 local authorities in Scotland and it was highlighted earlier that two local authorities—South Lanar...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-06376.1: Education Governance Next Steps (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.4: Education Governance Next Steps (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.3: Education Governance Next Steps (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376: Education Governance Next Steps (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 51, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06356: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 53 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 1: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-06819: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/07/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06805: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/07/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06806: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/07/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06787: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/07/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06723: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/07/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06722: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/07/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06641: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/07/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06640: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/07/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06572: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/07/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06524: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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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 >>
Question S5O-00075: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/06/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00038: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05591: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05561: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/02/2016 Show Full Question >>

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