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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Education and Skills Committee 09 January 2019 [Draft] : 09 January 2019


Liz Smith

That will give good results, which is the key thing. The nub of the issue is which assessment process is giving the best results.



Education and Skills Committee 09 January 2019 [Draft] : 09 January 2019


Liz Smith

I am thinking of what the schools need, because they deliver the assessments. Is there any data that you think is missing when it comes to our ability to produce ...



Education and Skills Committee 09 January 2019 [Draft] : 09 January 2019


Liz Smith

Is there any more data that we need that we do not have?



Education and Skills Committee 09 January 2019 [Draft] : 09 January 2019


Liz Smith

Would you equate the term “unethical” with “misuse”? Is that what you are saying?



Education and Skills Committee 09 January 2019 [Draft] : 09 January 2019


Liz Smith

Thank you. My colleagues will go into some of those specific aspects.



Education and Skills Committee 09 January 2019 [Draft] : 09 January 2019


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

Before we get into the detail of the evidence that the witnesses have submitted, I note that the Parliament is generally interested in the criteria that make for good-quality assessment. Pro...



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


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

In light of the comments that the minister made in her statement about extending parental choice, what discussions has she had with the independent schools sector...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Liz Smith

The cabinet secretary has just made some perceptive comments, and she is right that the issue applies across the country and not just in Fife. Does she acknowledg...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Liz Smith

Will the cabinet secretary take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

I happen to think that this Parliament is at its best when, despite our political differences, we are able to argue forcefully when one particular issue dominates our mailbags, and this is a...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15380.3: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15380.1: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 6, Against: 107 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15380: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 28
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AbstainCarried
S5M-15279.3: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15279.2: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 51, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15279.1: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15279: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15261.1: Recognising the Life Sciences Sector in Scotland (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 09/01/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15243.2: Ultra-low Emission Vehicles (Liam McArthur)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2019
Result - For: 50, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15184.2: Contribution of EU Citizens to Scotland (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 19/12/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated

Search for other Motions lodged by Liz Smith
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 >>
Search for other Questions asked by Liz Smith
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5O-02718: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02842: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02595: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02539: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02530: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19617: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19121: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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