Liz Smith MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2020 [Draft] : 01 April 2020


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

I thank the minister for prior sight of his statement. I also commend him on his diligent and very courteous engagement with the Opposition parties at what is clearly a very difficult time f...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


Liz Smith

I think that the cabinet secretary makes a very good point. In that context, will he undertake to have a look at different models of schooling, such as the model ...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

I will pick up on several points that have been raised in the debate but before I do so, it is important to set the context of the debate. I note Johann Lamont’s excellent and important poin...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


Liz Smith

Will the member take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

Does the cabinet secretary agree that, within the OECD review’s remit, flexibility will be a point of debate in relation to the broad general education and the senior phase? There are issues...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 March 2020 [Draft] : 11 March 2020


Liz Smith

What Joan McAlpine has said is quite correct. However, that progress is not the progress that we need in order to deliver the policy in August. That is the issue....



Meeting of the Parliament 11 March 2020 [Draft] : 11 March 2020


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

I will get the debate back on track to the matter in hand. Jamie Greene made very clear that, exactly two years ago, the Scottish Conservatives used our chamber b...



Education and Skills Committee 11 March 2020 [Draft] : 11 March 2020


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

I record my thanks to Alex Cole-Hamilton, who is, I believe, pursuing his proposal with the best intentions. I sat on the committee at the time—in 2008 or 2009—when he provided us with infor...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 March 2020 [Draft] : 10 March 2020


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

What measures can the Government take to support our more vulnerable adults and young people, who might not be able to read some of the information or comprehend ...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 March 2020 [Draft] : 04 March 2020


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

I begin by thanking my former colleagues on the Education and Skills Committee for the work that they undertook on STEM in early...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 24, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 12
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 24, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 16
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 24, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
Amdt 40 : SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1)
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 41, Against: 41 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
ForDefeated
01 April 2020 - Back-up vote 2: S5M-21371: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 80, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 28
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 35, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 29
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 35, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 30
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 35, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 36
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 41, Against: 41 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
ForDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 50
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 19, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-21264: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20625.2: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20415: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19717: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18999: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5O-04131: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27388: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04103: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04078: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27015: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27014: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04034: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03989: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03844: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26071: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2019 Show Full Question >>

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