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 06 December 2017 [Draft] : 06 December 2017


Liz Smith

Finally, what relationship ought there to be between Education Scotland and the regional collaboratives?



Education and Skills Committee 06 December 2017 [Draft] : 06 December 2017


Liz Smith

I want to pursue that point, because it is very interesting and fits with what you say in your submission about the conflict between autonomy and top-down structures. The committee will have...



Education and Skills Committee 06 December 2017 [Draft] : 06 December 2017


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

To help us to understand the context better, perhaps Frank Lennon could expand on the factors at play that moved us from general agreement about the direction of Scottish education towards g...



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


Liz Smith

We know that there are also defects in the wind shear protection on the Queensferry crossing. Will the First Minister confirm to the Parliament whether those are ...



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


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

To ask the First Minister what maintenance procedures are in place for the Queensferry crossing. (S5F-01764)



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


Liz Smith

That is exactly what Frank Lennon said to us. Do you fear that, if we accept greater autonomy and the slightly different lines of accountability in different scho...



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


Liz Smith

A previous witness to the committee was Frank Lennon, who is an experienced former headteacher. He made the point very strongly that increasing autonomy for headt...



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


Liz Smith

Could Keir Bloomer comment on that? I know that the Royal Society of Edinburgh has quite strong views about the paucity of data on which judgments can be made abo...



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


Liz Smith

That was an interesting answer, Dr Burns. I wonder whether I can tease it out a little. If we have to be flexible on this very complex issue while learning differ...



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


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

This is one of the most challenging—and most interesting—questions that we face. The evidence that we have received from the OECD and internal Parliament briefing...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-09406.2: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 28, Against: 57 Abstain: 14
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S5M-09406.1: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 71, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09406: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 70, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.4: Justice (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 59, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-09378.1: Justice (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 55, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.3: Justice (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 20, Against: 100 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.2: Justice (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 6, Against: 114 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378: Justice (Liam McArthur)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 35, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-09379.2: Finance (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 60, Against: 60 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-09257: Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2017
Result - For: 71, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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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 >>
Motion S5M-05595: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5O-01615: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01815: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13010: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13009: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01764: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01420: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01657: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12221: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12210: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12209: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2017 Show Full Question >>

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