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:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 14 November 2017 [Draft] : 14 November 2017


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

The cabinet secretary is quite right to say that the expert group will consider the implications of research and other relevant data. Will the group look at the p...



Education and Skills Committee 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


Liz Smith

Mr Swinney, on training, you have acknowledged in your letter and again this morning that there will be an increased cost. Can you give us an idea of what that co...



Education and Skills Committee 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


Liz Smith

I seek clarification on that. Do you accept that the change from the duty to share to the duty to consider whether to share adds a complexity that is part of the ...



Education and Skills Committee 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


Liz Smith

I want to pick up on a fundamental dilemma that we face. The cabinet secretary was right to say that there are practitioners who believe that the wellbeing princi...



Education and Skills Committee 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


Liz Smith

It was overruled.



Education and Skills Committee 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


Liz Smith

And it was proved to be wrong.



Education and Skills Committee 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


Liz Smith

I am sure that other colleagues want to come in on this point, too, but I make the point again that, as a committee, we are in an exceptionally difficult position...



Education and Skills Committee 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


Liz Smith

Thank you for that, cabinet secretary. Notwithstanding the context that you have given, the fact of the matter is that the Supreme Court made a ruling that has be...



Education and Skills Committee 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

Cabinet secretary, can I take you back to when the Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill first went through Parliament? At the time, we were advised by the Sc...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


Liz Smith

In the cabinet secretary’s letter replying to me on 1 November about river classification, she indicated that Marine Scotland had not at that date received any submission from the Tay Distri...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-09000.3: Suicide Prevention in Scotland (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2017
Result - For: 77, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-09000: Suicide Prevention in Scotland (Maureen Watt)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2017
Result - For: 77, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-08596: Edinburgh Bakers' Widows' Fund Bill (Tom Arthur)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2017
Result - For: 102, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-08828.1: Migration (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 29, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-08828: Migration (Alasdair Allan)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 33 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
SPCB Election
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 106, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 7: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 98, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 7: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 67, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
S5M-08706: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Gillian Martin)
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 102, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-08696: Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 08/11/2017
Result - For: 115, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-08558.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08511: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07962: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07751: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07620: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07436: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06376.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5O-01420: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01657: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12221: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12210: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12209: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01383: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11887: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01606: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01480: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01211: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2017 Show Full Question >>

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