David Torrance MSP

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David Torrance MSP

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  • Member for: Kirkcaldy
  • Region: Mid Scotland and Fife
  • Party: Scottish National Party

David is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

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Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 April 2018


David Torrance

The committee is aware of a parliamentary petition that provides an example of a situation in which 20-year prescription has operated harshly. The petitioner trie...



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 April 2018


David Torrance

Concerns have been expressed by stakeholders, including the Law Society of Scotland and the Faculty of Advocates, about how section 8 will work, in relation to “a...



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 April 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

All my questions are on section 8 of the bill and 20-year prescription. For the obligation to pay damages, section 8 proposes a new start date for 20-year prescri...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 April 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I am delighted with today’s announcement, which secures the future of BiFab and the jobs of many of my constituents. Does the cabinet secretary agree that the dea...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 29 March 2018 : 29 March 2018


David Torrance

Three minutes? Okay, convener—I was just thinking of my previous comments to you about Brexit.

Equalities and Human Rights Committee 29 March 2018 : 29 March 2018


David Torrance

Good morning, panel. My question is about how we incorporate the human rights agenda across all the committees in Parliament—several of this committee’s members sit on other committees. Huma...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 29 March 2018 : 29 March 2018


David Torrance

Perhaps I have. My second question is on Brexit, which is a year away. Do you think that, once the UK leaves the EU, our human rights will keep pace with European human rights, or will they ...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 29 March 2018 : 29 March 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I have two very quick questions. Professor Mills mentioned other committees in the Parliament. Like other members of this committee, I sit on another committee in addition to this one. How d...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 March 2018 : 29 March 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I thank Jamie Halcro Johnston for bringing the motion to Parliament in recognition of the importance of Scottish apprenticeship week.



Meeting of the Parliament 28 March 2018 [Draft] : 28 March 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I, too, thank Graeme Dey for bringing the motion to Parliament today to recognise the importance of earth hour 2018.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-11695.2: Safe Injection Services (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11695.3: Safe Injection Services (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 47, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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S5M-11695.1: Safe Injection Services (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 9, Against: 98 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11695: Safe Injection Services (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-11347.1: Scotland’s Support for the (UNESCO) Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11289.2: Better Buses (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 51 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-11289: Better Buses (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 5
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.2.1: Scrap the Council Tax (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11290.2: Scrap the Council Tax (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.1: Scrap the Council Tax (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-11734: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11733: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11735: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11726: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11725: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11732: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11724: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11702: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11552: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11550: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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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 >>
Question S5O-01680: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01647: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01626: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-00755: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12290: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12285: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2017 Show Full Question >>

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