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

Liz is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

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Education and Skills Committee 26 June 2019 : 26 June 2019


Liz Smith

No, we are saying that the Government has not picked up enough of the legitimate points that the committee raised.



Education and Skills Committee 26 June 2019 : 26 June 2019


Liz Smith

I largely agree with that. The committee went to considerable lengths to produce a balanced report. We looked at the issues from different angles, and I thought t...



Education and Skills Committee 26 June 2019 : 26 June 2019


Liz Smith

Thank you.



Education and Skills Committee 26 June 2019 : 26 June 2019


Liz Smith

In that context, you said very clearly that you believe that other countries are overtaking Scotland, or certainly catching up with us. Presumably there are reaso...



Education and Skills Committee 26 June 2019 : 26 June 2019


Liz Smith

Do you have examples of what you consider to be best practice in some of those countries in which you feel that considerable progress is being made in the develop...



Education and Skills Committee 26 June 2019 : 26 June 2019


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

Dr Gage, in your opening statement, you made the interesting point that you have been looking at international evidence. Will you give us an outline of some of th...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2019 : 25 June 2019


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

I thank the cabinet secretary for prior sight of his statement.

Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2019 : 19 June 2019


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

The cabinet secretary has been very helpful—if I may say so—over the New School Butterstone issue. It has, as he knows, raised questions about the availability of...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 June 2019 : 13 June 2019


Liz Smith

My first question was specifically on the costs to organisations of the system being mandatory. As the minister knows, some organisations pay the £59 fee instead ...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 June 2019 : 13 June 2019


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

I thank the minister for prior sight of her statement and put on record the fact that I am a member of the PVG scheme.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17945: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 26/06/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4A
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 26, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4B
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 144
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 44, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SPCB Election
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 108, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 61
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 58, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 104
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 68, Against: 45 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 105
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 45, Against: 68 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 146
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 44, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated

Search for other Motions lodged by Liz Smith
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Motion S5M-17843: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17612: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17493: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17134: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17091: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16407.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16392: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16127: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15678: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15607: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Search for other Questions asked by Liz Smith
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Question S5W-24833: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/08/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24690: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/08/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03195: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03163: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03268: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03151: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03090: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22327: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22326: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03169: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 Show Full Question >>

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