David Torrance MSP

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Public Petitions Committee 05 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 05, 2014
David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP) It might also be interesting to find out about partnership working, especially with business improvement districts. In Kirkcaldy, Fife Council and the BID areas supply free Wi-Fi in all their buildings the length of the High Street, so it might be worth writing to some of the BIDs.



Public Petitions Committee 05 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 05, 2014
David Torrance I am happy to go along with that and happy to keep the petition open, too.



Public Petitions Committee 05 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 05, 2014
David Torrance We should close it.



European and External Relations Committee 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP) I have nothing to declare.



European and External Relations Committee 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
David Torrance On immigration, Scotland has a huge skill shortage in certain sectors, such as engineering, which I come from. If an individual moving to an independent Scotland wanted to seek citizenship, would they have to sit a written or oral exam before they could apply for citizenship?



Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2014 : Thursday, June 19, 2014
David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP) I congratulate Richard Lyle on securing this debate to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Scottish Showmen’s Guild. I welcome the chairman, the vice-chair and members of the guild and distinguished guests to the public gallery.

On such an historic occasion as the anniversary to celebr...

Public Petitions Committee 17 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 17, 2014
David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP) Good morning. The UK Department of Health has been working to create a register for mesh implants. What discussions has the Scottish Government had with the department on that work?



Public Petitions Committee 17 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 17, 2014
David Torrance I am happy to go along with that course of action.



Public Petitions Committee 17 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 17, 2014
David Torrance Yes.



Public Petitions Committee 17 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 17, 2014
David Torrance I am happy to refer it on.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-10843.1.2 Ruth Davidson: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1.1 Willie Rennie: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1 Johann Lamont: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to motion S4M-10843 in the name of Alex
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S4M-10843 Alex Salmond: Scotland’s Future—That the Parliament agrees that Scotland is one of the wea
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S4M-10829.3 Jenny Marra: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in t
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S4M-10829.2 Mary Scanlon: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in
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S4M-10829.1 Alison McInnes: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 i
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S4M-10829 Angela Constance: Increasing Opportunities for Women—That the Parliament welcomes the grow
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S4M-10777.4 Jackie Baillie: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-10777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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S4M-10777.2 Alex Johnstone: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-01777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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Motion S4M-10895: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10891: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10890: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10889: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10865: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10863: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10861: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10827: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10812: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10811: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-03494: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03354: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02895: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/01/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02537: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/10/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02427: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/09/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02368: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/09/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02306: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/06/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02265: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/06/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02088: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-12786: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/01/2013 Show Full Question >>

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