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

Liz is a member of the following Committees:

Liz is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Education and Skills Committee 29 June 2016 : 29 June 2016


Liz Smith

Perth College is also involved.



Education and Skills Committee 29 June 2016 : 29 June 2016


Liz Smith

I have just one point. I entirely agree that subject choice should be about the best interests of each child and therefore there has to be flexibility in it. The issue for many parents, howe...



Education and Skills Committee 29 June 2016 : 29 June 2016


Liz Smith

I did not quite say that.



Education and Skills Committee 29 June 2016 : 29 June 2016


Liz Smith

Will the clusters be a reaction to a demand in the local community rather than a model that is considered to be good and is transplanted into education in general...



Education and Skills Committee 29 June 2016 : 29 June 2016


Liz Smith

You have expanded on the idea of increasing autonomy for headteachers, but at the same time you want to have regional control, and that might provide a cluster mo...



Education and Skills Committee 29 June 2016 : 29 June 2016


Liz Smith

Thank you.



Education and Skills Committee 29 June 2016 : 29 June 2016


Liz Smith

It is only those who are eligible in the old sense—



Education and Skills Committee 29 June 2016 : 29 June 2016


Liz Smith

I would like clarification. You mentioned that free school meals will be the indicator. In primaries 1 to 3, everybody gets a free school meal.



Education and Skills Committee 29 June 2016 : 29 June 2016


Liz Smith

You have identified several measures at different stages of the child’s progression. At the end of, say, four years, when you have to make a judgment about whethe...



Education and Skills Committee 29 June 2016 : 29 June 2016


Liz Smith

Can I just finish my question?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-00607.1: Gender and the Workplace (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 29/06/2016
Result - For: 30, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-00601.1: Implications of the EU Referendum for Scotland (Ruth Davidson)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2016
Result - For: 34, Against: 68 Abstain: 21
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ForDefeated
S5M-00601: Implications of the EU Referendum for Scotland (Nicola Sturgeon)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 0 Abstain: 31
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AbstainCarried
S5M-00467.4: The Best Start in Life for Scotland's Children (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 16/06/2016
Result - For: 33, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-00467.3: The Best Start in Life for Scotland's Children (Daniel Johnson)
Meeting Date: 16/06/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 59 Abstain: 29
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AbstainDefeated
S5M-00467: The Best Start in Life for Scotland's Children (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 16/06/2016
Result - For: 88, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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AbstainCarried
S5M-00431.2: The Contributions of Colleges and Universities to Scotland’s Success (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 15/06/2016
Result - For: 33, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-00431: The Contributions of Colleges and Universities to Scotland’s Success (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 15/06/2016
Result - For: 95, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-00431.1: The Contributions of Colleges and Universities to Scotland’s Success (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 15/06/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-00448.3: The Economy (Keith Brown)
Meeting Date: 15/06/2016
Result - For: 66, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
Motion S4M-15695.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15430.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14999: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14596: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14581: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/10/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14481: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/10/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13763: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/07/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-02086: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/08/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02084: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/08/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01810: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/08/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01736: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01735: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01589: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01590: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01481: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01479: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01480: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/07/2016 Show Full Question >>

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