Liz Smith MSP

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Liz Smith MSP

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  • Member for: Mid Scotland and Fife
  • Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

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Parliamentary Activities

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Education and Skills Committee 16 May 2018 [Draft] : 16 May 2018


Liz Smith

That was a very helpful answer. Would you remove the cap?



Education and Skills Committee 16 May 2018 [Draft] : 16 May 2018


Liz Smith

I will pursue the theme that Tavish Scott has been exploring. Professor Diamond, you said very publicly last year that you were frustrated that you could not acce...



Education and Skills Committee 16 May 2018 [Draft] : 16 May 2018


Liz Smith

Thank you very much.



Education and Skills Committee 16 May 2018 [Draft] : 16 May 2018


Liz Smith

My final question is for Professor Sharkey. When we visited the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, you made a very interesting point about the conservatoire’s own 1...



Education and Skills Committee 16 May 2018 [Draft] : 16 May 2018


Liz Smith

I will pursue that line. The advanced higher is seen as Scotland’s best qualification by many educationists not just in Scotland but south of the border and internationally. Therefore, it is...



Education and Skills Committee 16 May 2018 [Draft] : 16 May 2018


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

Good morning. I will concentrate on the ability of schools to be part of the widening access process. We live in an age in which it is increasingly difficult for ...



Education and Skills Committee 09 May 2018 [Draft] : 09 May 2018


Liz Smith

If we could see the evidence, that would be very helpful. Thank you.



Education and Skills Committee 09 May 2018 [Draft] : 09 May 2018


Liz Smith

We had a very interesting discussion in the informal session this morning about the value of breakfast clubs, because evidence from early learning is very much that breakfast is the importan...



Education and Skills Committee 09 May 2018 [Draft] : 09 May 2018


Liz Smith

Do you feel that we have to do more with employers who, at the bottom level, are often looking for candidates’ grades and exam results, particularly in a highly competitive world? What do we...



Education and Skills Committee 09 May 2018 [Draft] : 09 May 2018


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

I will pose a difficult but important question. I would argue strongly that some of the best educational experiences anybody can have are nothing to do with exams; they are ones that youngst...

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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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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AgainstCarried
S5M-12223: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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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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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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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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ForCarried
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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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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AgainstDefeated
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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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-11871: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11788.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11020: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11000: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09821.3: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08558.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08511: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07962: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07751: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07620: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5F-02293: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16182: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16181: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16180: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02039: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16107: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16063: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16062: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16060: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01973: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/04/2018 Show Full Question >>

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