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 23 October 2018 [Draft] : 23 October 2018


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

I thank the cabinet secretary for giving me prior sight of his statement, and I restate the Scottish Conservatives’ whole-hearted commitment to ensuring that we a...



Education and Skills Committee 26 September 2018 : 26 September 2018


Liz Smith

It was encouraging to hear that there will be a review of that measure. We are getting evidence from various quarters that it is not satisfactory now, so I was encouraged by that....



Education and Skills Committee 26 September 2018 : 26 September 2018


Liz Smith

Thank you for that. Does Education Scotland acknowledge that this is a serious concern? Mr Armstrong, you said in your opening remarks that, when youngsters come to make their choices, they ...



Education and Skills Committee 26 September 2018 : 26 September 2018


Liz Smith

If we were to look at the school inspections overall, are you telling us that the inspection process is reporting that better information is being disseminated to our young people, when Prof...



Education and Skills Committee 26 September 2018 : 26 September 2018


Liz Smith

Why is that?



Education and Skills Committee 26 September 2018 : 26 September 2018


Liz Smith

I am sorry, Mr Armstrong, but I want to interrupt you there. Professor Scott made two points. First, he believes that subject choice is diminished, particularly in S4, and he argues that tha...



Education and Skills Committee 26 September 2018 : 26 September 2018


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

Mr Armstrong, I refer you to the submission you made to the committee in which you point to the enhanced career information, advice, guidance and so on that you say has been in place in seco...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2018 [Draft] : 20 September 2018


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

The cabinet secretary said in response to an earlier question that 27 June was the date when she first received information about the matter—or the Scottish Gover...



Education and Skills Committee 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Liz Smith

That recommendation will be made to the Scottish Government.



Education and Skills Committee 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Liz Smith

Previously, the committee has discussed national 4. I think that you are in the middle of a review of national 4. When will that review be finished?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-14059.2: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-14059: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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AbstainCarried
S5M-13995.1: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-13995: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
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AbstainCarried
S5M-13945.1: Primary 1 Tests (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-13945: Primary 1 Tests (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-13876.1: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-13876.2: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 2
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ForCarried
S5M-13876: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 58
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ForCarried
S5M-13813.2: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-13945: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13642: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12685: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12625: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12358: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-19121: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02368: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02581: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18382: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18164: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18163: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18162: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18161: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17599: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02293: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2018 Show Full Question >>

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