David Torrance MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2018 : 20 September 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

Can the cabinet secretary give assurances that all staff at NHS Tayside will continue to be kept informed of any developments?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2018 : 20 September 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I thank Liam McArthur for bringing the motion to Parliament today and further raising the profile of tidal and wave energy and its benefits for our environment, l...



Health and Sport Committee 18 September 2018 [Draft] : 18 September 2018


David Torrance

Budgets are under constant pressure. Are the anticipated costs of the bill to public bodies, the third sector and businesses realistic? I am thinking in particula...



Health and Sport Committee 18 September 2018 [Draft] : 18 September 2018


David Torrance

My next question is about recruitment, especially of nurses. As was mentioned earlier, there is a 32 per cent vacancy rate and an 18 per cent growth in the use of...



Health and Sport Committee 18 September 2018 [Draft] : 18 September 2018


David Torrance

Will the bill change the relationships between the Care Inspectorate, commissioners and providers? Will there be any conflict of interest?



Health and Sport Committee 18 September 2018 [Draft] : 18 September 2018


David Torrance

With the Care Inspectorate being both the regulator of registered care services in Scotland and the scrutiny and improvement body for social work, is the it the a...



Health and Sport Committee 18 September 2018 [Draft] : 18 September 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I have nothing to declare, convener.



Public Petitions Committee 13 September 2018 [Draft] : 13 September 2018


David Torrance

Yes.



Public Petitions Committee 13 September 2018 [Draft] : 13 September 2018


David Torrance

As someone who benefited from free music tuition and spent years playing the guitar, I can sympathise with the petition, because I would probably never have been ...



Public Petitions Committee 13 September 2018 [Draft] : 13 September 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

Thank you for the welcome, convener. I have nothing to declare.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-13995.1: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-13995: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
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ForCarried
S5M-13945.1: Primary 1 Tests (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-13945: Primary 1 Tests (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-13876.1: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-13876.2: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 2
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ForCarried
S5M-13876: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 58
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AbstainCarried
S5M-13813.2: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-13813: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12943: Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee's 5th Report, 2018 (Session 5) (Clare Haughey)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2018
Result - For: 101, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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Not VotedCarried

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Motion S5M-13942: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13902: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13900: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13879: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13838: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13842: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13841: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13840: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13843: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13839: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02378: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02342: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02283: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02229: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02144: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02088: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02026: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01919: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01844: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-00927: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/02/2018 Show Full Question >>

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