David Torrance MSP

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Public Petitions Committee 16 January 2020 [Draft] : 16 January 2020


David Torrance

I do not think that the committee can take the issue any further, because the Scottish Government has made it quite clear that it does not support the petitioner’...



Public Petitions Committee 16 January 2020 [Draft] : 16 January 2020


David Torrance

It would be interesting to find out whether first aiders in schools are trained in this. Most youth organisations and other organisations have designated first ai...



Public Petitions Committee 16 January 2020 [Draft] : 16 January 2020


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I support Brian Whittle’s points. My main concern is with the number of people who now buy vaping products on the internet, because that is unregulated and people...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 January 2020 : 14 January 2020


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I congratulate Richard Lyle on securing this debate on the 130th anniversary of the Showmen’s Guild of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and I welcome the presi...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 January 2020 : 14 January 2020


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I welcome the Scottish Government’s debate this afternoon, which has allowed us to discuss the issues that are faced by Scotland’s Gypsy Traveller community. I al...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2020 [Draft] : 09 January 2020


David Torrance

I have met representatives of several local businesses that are keen to convert their fleets to electric or hydrogen-powered vehicles. A common concern is the cha...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2020 [Draft] : 09 January 2020


1. David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government what support is available to businesses that are committed to lowering carbon emissions and improving air quality. (S5O-03967)



Public Petitions Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


David Torrance

I agree with that. 10:30  



Public Petitions Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


David Torrance

The petitioner is calling for criteria that are being met by the Government, so there is nowhere for us to go but to close the petition. However, we should still ...



Public Petitions Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

We should ask the Scottish Government and the Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life for their views on whether we can take the matter any further. We ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20415.3: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 60, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20415.2: Education (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-20415: Education (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-20448: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-20318.1: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20318: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 55, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 13
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 56, Against: 68 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

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Motion S5M-20526: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20076: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20006: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19937: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19932: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19933: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19934: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19936: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19848: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19847: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-04043: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03967: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03875: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03764: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03719: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25734: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03664: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03603: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03572: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03507: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/09/2019 Show Full Question >>

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