David Torrance MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2019 [Draft] : 14 March 2019


David Torrance

A number of groups in my constituency have benefited over the years from EU funding, including Fife Coast and Countryside Trust. The contributions of such groups cannot be overstated, yet th...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2019 [Draft] : 14 March 2019


4. David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the impact that Brexit will have on third sector funding. (S5O-02992)



Health and Sport Committee 12 March 2019 [Draft] : 12 March 2019


David Torrance

You say that you are surprised at the increase in the number of under-65s who need 24-hour nursing care. How are their needs being met?



Health and Sport Committee 12 March 2019 [Draft] : 12 March 2019


David Torrance

How difficult is it for you to eradicate delayed discharges, because of the lack of care home places?



Health and Sport Committee 12 March 2019 [Draft] : 12 March 2019


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

To go back to Brexit, Tim Patterson spoke about the stockpiling of medicines. Has work been done on the cost of medicines coming from the EU and the impact that t...



Public Petitions Committee 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


David Torrance

I support that. I, too, signed the bill proposal.



Public Petitions Committee 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


David Torrance

Can we write to the local authorities to see what the barriers are to putting first aid into the curriculum for excellence? It depends on how many responses—

Public Petitions Committee 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


David Torrance

The petition notes that St Andrew’s First Aid trains thousands of people in life-saving skills, across a wide range of age groups. Can you give us some examples o...



Public Petitions Committee 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

This morning’s pre-meeting session was probably the best start to any committee in my eight years in Parliament. I thank Ellie and Millie for the confident way in which they told me what I w...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 March 2019 [Draft] : 06 March 2019


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I thank Gordon MacDonald for securing the debate and allowing us the opportunity to speak about Marie Curie and its annual great daffodil appeal. I also welcome the Marie Curie staff and vol...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-16312.2: Building on Scotland’s Strengths in Technology and Engineering to Become Europe’s Leading Space Nation (Edward Mountain)
Meeting Date: 14/03/2019
Result - For: 79, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16312.1: Building on Scotland’s Strengths in Technology and Engineering to Become Europe’s Leading Space Nation (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 14/03/2019
Result - For: 19, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16312: Building on Scotland’s Strengths in Technology and Engineering to Become Europe’s Leading Space Nation (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 14/03/2019
Result - For: 79, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16267.1: Year of Young People 2018: A Celebration, a Chance and a Change (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/03/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16292: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 13/03/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16257.3: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Jamie Halcro Johnston)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 31, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16257.1: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16257.2: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16257: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16170: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2019 [draft] (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2019
Result - For: 58, Against: 21 Abstain: 27
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Motion S5M-16303: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16305: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16307: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16302: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16248: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16243: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16244: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16179: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16178: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16176: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-21979: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02992: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02937: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02901: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02751: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02591: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02470: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02378: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02342: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02283: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/06/2018 Show Full Question >>

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