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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Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2018 Business until 13:28 : 19 April 2018


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

I thank my colleague Alexander Stewart for bringing the debate to the chamber on what is undoubtedly an historic occasion.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2018 Business until 13:28 : 19 April 2018


Liz Smith

Will the cabinet secretary confirm to Parliament that she is aware of some of the very strong criticism, including from some within her own party, that is being l...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2018 Business until 13:28 : 19 April 2018


7. Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the performance of integration joint boards since their creation. (S5O-01973)



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


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

The cabinet secretary rightly said that the enterprise and skills agencies are extremely important in the development of industrial strategy. Will he include univ...



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


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

In reply to a constituent of mine, OSCR stated that it did not become aware of the alleged issue about the use of NHS Tayside assets until the media reports appea...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 March 2018 [Draft] : 22 March 2018


Liz Smith

As well as the problems highlighted by Ruth Davidson, many local authorities have pointed out that the timescales for the financial year, which govern national an...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 March 2018 [Draft] : 22 March 2018


6. Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

To ask the First Minister for what reason £15 million of the £52 million attainment Scotland fund provided to local authorities and schools has reportedly not been spent. (S5F-02164)<...



Education and Skills Committee 21 March 2018 [Draft] : 21 March 2018


Liz Smith

To be clear, am I right to say that, when it was announced in Parliament, which was before the minister’s time, no feasibility study had been done?



Education and Skills Committee 21 March 2018 [Draft] : 21 March 2018


Liz Smith

I will ask for a final point of clarification, if I may. You mentioned that you think that the issue of flexibility will be partially solved, or, we hope, fully solved in the long term, by a...



Education and Skills Committee 21 March 2018 [Draft] : 21 March 2018


Liz Smith

Another issue that Audit Scotland flagged up this morning was that the concern about inadequate data is not just whether all the information coming from Westminster is accurate—I agree that ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-11695.2: Safe Injection Services (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-11695.3: Safe Injection Services (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 47, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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ForDefeated
S5M-11695.1: Safe Injection Services (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 9, Against: 98 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11695: Safe Injection Services (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-11347.1: Scotland’s Support for the (UNESCO) Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11289.2: Better Buses (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 51 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-11289: Better Buses (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 5
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.2.1: Scrap the Council Tax (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-11290.2: Scrap the Council Tax (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.1: Scrap the Council Tax (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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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 >>
Motion S5M-07436: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06376.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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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 >>
Question S5W-15686: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02164: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01724: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13979: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13914: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13881: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/01/2018 Show Full Question >>

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