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Meeting of the Parliament 01 December 2016 : 01 December 2016


Liz Smith

First Minister, at the Education and Skills Committee last week and again this week, the Scottish Qualifications Authority and Education Scotland admitted that significant issues have arisen...



Meeting of the Parliament 01 December 2016 : 01 December 2016


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

To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government’s position is on the ability of the education agencies to deliver the curriculum for excellence. (S5F-00563)



Education and Skills Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


Liz Smith

I am simply echoing parents’ views. Because pupils in some schools are forced down the path of taking fewer highers than would have been possible previously, comp...



Education and Skills Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


Liz Smith

You make an interesting point but, to come back to the curriculum design teams and the discussions that you have as a board, what was the philosophy behind having...



Education and Skills Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


Liz Smith

Do you accept that there is pressure in relation to subject choice? Is it correct that, in some schools, the number of subjects that some pupils can take is reduc...



Education and Skills Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


Liz Smith

I have a brief question on subject choice. Last week, when Dr Brown was in front of us, she said clearly that an important conversation must be had about the conc...



Education and Skills Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


Liz Smith

Can I stop you there? I am sorry to interrupt. It says in the table that in the academic year that has just passed the number of pre-school inspections was 135 an...



Education and Skills Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


Liz Smith

So the briefing is not right.



Education and Skills Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


Liz Smith

Well, according the table there will be.



Education and Skills Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


Liz Smith

I am not quite clear why that is.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-02820.1: Recognising 16 Days of Action to End Violence Against Women and Girls (Douglas Ross)
Meeting Date: 01/12/2016
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02809.3: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-02809: Education (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 34 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-02804.2: Local Democracy (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 61, Against: 61 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-02804.1: Local Democracy (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02804: Local Democracy (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-02795.1: Implications for Culture, Creative Industries and Tourism following the EU Referendum (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 29/11/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02795: Implications for Culture, Creative Industries and Tourism following the EU Referendum (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 29/11/2016
Result - For: 84, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02686.2: Supporting and Strengthening Scotland's Island Communities (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 24/11/2016
Result - For: 53, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02686.4: Supporting and Strengthening Scotland's Island Communities (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 24/11/2016
Result - For: 53, Against: 61 Abstain: 1
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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 >>
Motion S5M-01792.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01703.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00787: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/07/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00431.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00345: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5F-00563: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04879: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04542: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04540: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04392: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04391: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04388: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04390: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00241: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/10/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-00321: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/10/2016 Show Full Question >>

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