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Education and Skills Committee 19 April 2017 [Draft] : 19 April 2017


Liz Smith

My final point was raised at your conference, which you ran in September. Some employers that were present raised an issue about the supply side, which was that, ...



Education and Skills Committee 19 April 2017 [Draft] : 19 April 2017


Liz Smith

That is all helpful, but the key to determining what the right outcomes are is defining where the issues are. You are clear in your paper that it is not always ea...



Education and Skills Committee 19 April 2017 [Draft] : 19 April 2017


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

I will ask specifically about outcomes, which Russell Gunson is right to focus on as a priority. Does evidence suggest that the ...



Meeting of the Parliament 30 March 2017 [Draft] : 30 March 2017


Liz Smith

So the board will be left as it is.



Meeting of the Parliament 30 March 2017 [Draft] : 30 March 2017


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

I warmly welcome the very substantial U-turn on the original recommendation to scrap the individual boards. In the case of the Scottish funding council—as only pa...



Meeting of the Parliament 30 March 2017 [Draft] : 30 March 2017


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

Presiding Officer, I hope that you are not thinking of changing your profession.



Education and Skills Committee 29 March 2017 [Draft] : 29 March 2017


Liz Smith

Good. Thank you very much.



Education and Skills Committee 29 March 2017 [Draft] : 29 March 2017


Liz Smith

I would like to start on that, because I feel very strongly about it. I will echo the point that Johann Lamont made about the SQA: the problem with Education Scot...



Education and Skills Committee 29 March 2017 [Draft] : 29 March 2017


Liz Smith

It is a very busy time for the SQA just now, with the exam diet coming up.



Education and Skills Committee 29 March 2017 [Draft] : 29 March 2017


Liz Smith

There has been a bit of publicity in newspapers about payment rates for markers, invigilators and so on. I do not know the full facts about any of that, because i...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-05312.2: Carers and Social Care (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 66, Against: 44 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05312.1: Carers and Social Care (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 28, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05312.3: Carers and Social Care (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 48, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05312: Carers and Social Care (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 82, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05333: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 104, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05282.4: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Ruth Davidson)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05282.1: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Kezia Dugdale)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05282.2: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05282: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Nicola Sturgeon)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05283: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 112, Against: 4 Abstain: 6
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Motion S5M-05352: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04528: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04444: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04421: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04286: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02809.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02418.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02327: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01935: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01844: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-09049: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00897: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08767: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08768: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00749: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07329: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07323: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07324: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07328: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07326: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2017 Show Full Question >>

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