David Torrance MSP

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Health and Sport Committee 24 March 2020 [Draft] : 24 March 2020


David Torrance

What support is being put in place for carers who fall ill or who are at high risk? Yesterday, I was sent a copy of an email that a company that supplies care sent out to all its staff. The ...



Health and Sport Committee 24 March 2020 [Draft] : 24 March 2020


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

Home carers are relied upon by what are probably society’s most vulnerable people. Are they going to be given extra training to help to stop the spread of the inf...



Public Petitions Committee 19 March 2020 [Draft] : 19 March 2020


David Torrance

The evidence that we have in front of us—that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence and the NSC do not recommend screening at all—leaves us with n...



Public Petitions Committee 19 March 2020 [Draft] : 19 March 2020


David Torrance

I fully agree. We should write to the Scottish Government to ask for its views on the petition, and to any other relevant stakeholders.



Public Petitions Committee 19 March 2020 [Draft] : 19 March 2020


David Torrance

I agree with Jackie Baillie that the “our place in time” working group should take forward the petition. We should close the petition, because all the other written submissions disagree with...



Public Petitions Committee 19 March 2020 [Draft] : 19 March 2020


David Torrance

None of the written submissions that the committee has received supports the petitioner’s call. For that reason, I do not think that we have any other option but ...



Public Petitions Committee 19 March 2020 [Draft] : 19 March 2020


David Torrance

As the Local Government and Communities Committee is already doing work in the area, it would be right for us to pass the petition over to that committee.<...



Public Petitions Committee 19 March 2020 [Draft] : 19 March 2020


David Torrance

We should close the petition under standing orders rule 15.7, on the basis that the Scottish Government does not consider the matter appropriate for the Antisocial Behaviour etc (Scotland) A...



Public Petitions Committee 19 March 2020 [Draft] : 19 March 2020


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I am very sympathetic to the petition, but the Government is carrying out a review just now and all the stakeholders have a chance to feed into that. Therefore, I am happy for the petition t...



Health and Sport Committee 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


David Torrance

I am one of the members of the Public Petitions Committee who referred the petition to the Health and Sport Committee. We considered that this committee could loo...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-21279: Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill (Christina McKelvie)
Meeting Date: 19/03/2020
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21177.3: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Maree Todd)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-21177.1: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Mary Fee)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-21177: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-21170: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2020 [draft] (Ben Macpherson)
Meeting Date: 10/03/2020
Result - For: 88, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21174: Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 10/03/2020
Result - For: 110, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21113: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/03/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21090: Scottish Rate Resolution (Ben Macpherson)
Meeting Date: 04/03/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 50 Abstain: 5
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ForCarried
S5M-21013.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 27/02/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-21013: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 27/02/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 54 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-21308: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21146: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21149: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21145: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21143: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21142: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21124: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21057: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21055: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20958: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-04219: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04112: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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