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


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

I thank the minister for prior sight of his statement. Members in the chamber are well aware that the Scottish Conservatives have expressed considerable concerns ...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

It gives me great pleasure to present this motion to Parliament this evening. I extend a warm welcome to the members of the Munro Society who are in the gallery, and congratulate them on the...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


Liz Smith

The member knows that I am a keen advocate, having been converted during the independence referendum in 2014. The decision is for Westminster, but I would be very...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

I am not sure that we need to have a special debate about our young people to know just how lucky we are in Scotland to have such a diverse, talented and well-engaged group of young people a...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


Liz Smith

Does the member accept that those of us who have different views have thought very carefully about our stance, with evidence?



Meeting of the Parliament 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

Will the member take an intervention?



Education and Skills Committee 06 March 2019 [Draft] : 06 March 2019


Liz Smith

I have a question about teachers who are well trained in this area. The committee has been made aware of three special schools, and there may be more, which are under capacity just now, so t...



Education and Skills Committee 06 March 2019 [Draft] : 06 March 2019


Liz Smith

What feedback has Mr Searson had from teachers in his union about that issue?



Education and Skills Committee 06 March 2019 [Draft] : 06 March 2019


Liz Smith

So the issue is the interpretation of the conditions; you do not want the conditions to be changed.



Education and Skills Committee 06 March 2019 [Draft] : 06 March 2019


Liz Smith

I will press you a little on that issue. There are three conditions that, if met, allow a child to go into a special school situation. Do those conditions need to...

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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ForCarried
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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ForCarried
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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AgainstDefeated
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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ForDefeated
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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AgainstDefeated
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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ForCarried
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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AbstainCarried

Search for other Motions lodged by Liz Smith
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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 >>
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 >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5F-03169: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22036: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22035: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22015: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03092: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21449: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21072: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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