David Torrance MSP

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Health and Sport Committee 13 November 2018 : 13 November 2018


David Torrance

Could different ages for deemed authorisation across the UK cause legal problems for transplants?



Health and Sport Committee 13 November 2018 : 13 November 2018


David Torrance

Do you agree that 16 should be the age for deemed authorisation?



Health and Sport Committee 13 November 2018 : 13 November 2018


David Torrance

My reason for asking is that some of the witnesses last week were saying that there could be a difficulty with the transplant of an organ for which there was no suitable recipient in Scotlan...



Health and Sport Committee 13 November 2018 : 13 November 2018


David Torrance

In Wales, deemed consent applies to people who are aged 18 and over. In Scotland, deemed authorisation will apply to individuals who are 16 and over. Do the witnesses agree with 16 being the...



Health and Sport Committee 13 November 2018 : 13 November 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I record my thanks to individuals who came along today to give evidence. Education will play a key role in our engagement with the younger generation, if the deemed age of consent is going t...



Public Petitions Committee 08 November 2018 [Draft] : 08 November 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I support that suggestion as well.



Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2018 : 08 November 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

Does the cabinet secretary agree that schools can learn from one another and share good practice, and that groups such as the LGBT+ group in Kirkcaldy high school, in my constituency, which ...



Health and Sport Committee 06 November 2018 : 06 November 2018


David Torrance

As we have heard, the 16-and-under age group is sometimes a difficult one to engage with—it is especially difficult to get them to engage with their parents. How can we provide sufficient op...



Health and Sport Committee 06 November 2018 : 06 November 2018


David Torrance

In Wales, deemed consent applies to people aged 18 and over. In Scotland, deemed authorisation would apply to potential donors aged 16 and over. Do you agree with 16 being the age at which d...



Health and Sport Committee 06 November 2018 : 06 November 2018


David Torrance

I asked the question, because it can sometimes be very hard to engage with the 16-and-under age group. How can we give young people sufficient opportunity to express their wishes in advance ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-14749.3: Physical Activity, Diet and Healthy Weight (David Stewart)
Meeting Date: 15/11/2018
Result - For: 24, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14749.4: Physical Activity, Diet and Healthy Weight (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 15/11/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 79 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14717.3: Investing in Social Care for Scotland’s Future (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14717: Investing in Social Care for Scotland’s Future (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 91, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14720.3: ScotRail Break Clause (Paul Wheelhouse)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 60, Against: 60 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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ForDefeated
S5M-14720.2: ScotRail Break Clause (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14720: ScotRail Break Clause (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

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Motion S5M-14620: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14492: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14493: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14494: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14310: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14274: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14126: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14128: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14053: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13942: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02591: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02470: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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