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

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

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2018 : 20 September 2018


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

The cabinet secretary said in response to an earlier question that 27 June was the date when she first received information about the matter—or the Scottish Gover...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Liz Smith

I have to say that there is a lot of opposition and concern about what is happening south of border for exactly the same reasons as there are concerns up here.

Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Liz Smith

When it comes to raising standards across the board, which is what we all want, what evidence does the cabinet secretary have to support his approach? With regard to international measuremen...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Liz Smith

No. Scottish Conservatives disagree with that. Given the evidence that has been piling up over the past two years, we consider t...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Liz Smith

Thank you, Mr Stevenson. Yes, I am aware of that. The same debate is happening in England, Wales and many other places—it is not...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Liz Smith

I will not do so at the moment, if the member does not mind.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Liz Smith

I recognise that we made a mistake about primary 1. I just say to the SNP that this, coming from a party that in two programmes for government—in 2016 and 2017—ha...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Liz Smith

I am very well aware of exactly what councils are saying just now. In some of those very same councils, teachers are speaking out loud and clear about their conce...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

The Scottish Conservatives are very pleased to bring this debate to Parliament, because we believe that it is of crucial educational importance. I am sure that th...



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


Liz Smith

But where will it come from? That is the point that we need to address. We can solve the problem if we find the additional spend, and that is what I am asking abo...

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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ForDefeated
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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AbstainCarried
S5M-13945.1: Primary 1 Tests (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-13945: Primary 1 Tests (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
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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ForCarried
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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ForCarried
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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AgainstCarried
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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AgainstCarried
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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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-13945: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13642: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12685: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12625: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12358: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11871: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11788.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11020: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11000: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09821.3: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5O-02368: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02581: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18382: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18164: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18163: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18162: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18161: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17599: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02293: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16182: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/04/2018 Show Full Question >>

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