Liz Smith MSP

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Education and Skills Committee 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Liz Smith

It would be helpful to have the figure.



Education and Skills Committee 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Liz Smith

How many potential teachers are on your books awaiting accreditation because they have come from another jurisdiction?



Education and Skills Committee 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Liz Smith

I think that there are issues to do with immigration that are not helpful, but there are other issues too. We have teachers from other jurisdictions who are perfe...



Education and Skills Committee 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Liz Smith

My query is related to the problem with the accuracy of data. The bottom line that the committee is concerned about is the shortage of teachers. There are people ...



Education and Skills Committee 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Liz Smith

I want to follow up on concerns about the variable quality of some of the placement experiences. Although some students were very positive about their placement, ...



Education and Skills Committee 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Liz Smith

I declare an interest as a registered member of the GTCS.



Education and Skills Committee 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Liz Smith

I seek clarification on what Dr Redford has just said. Do we have reliable statistics on the number of teachers who are coming in from different routes, including...



Education and Skills Committee 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Liz Smith

That is an interesting point. Are you suggesting that we are too tied to a fairly rigorous arithmetical model and that we should open that up a bit?



Education and Skills Committee 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Liz Smith

My question is not unrelated to the issue that has been raised. Last week, when we heard from Laurence Findlay of Moray Council, we had an interesting discussion ...



Education and Skills Committee 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Liz Smith

Are you saying that, when we are given vacancy rate statistics, they are not accurate?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-05767: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 25/05/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-05603.3: Fisheries (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-05603.2: Fisheries (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-05603: Fisheries (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-05594.2: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 25, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05594.1: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-05594: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-05479.3: Scrap the NHS Pay Cap (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05479: Scrap the NHS Pay Cap (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-05423: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 09/05/2017
Result - For: 66, Against: 44 Abstain: 0
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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 >>
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 >>
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Question S5F-01216: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
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-07328: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07325: 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 >>

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