David Torrance MSP

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Public Audit Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


David Torrance

Exhibit 5 on page 15 shows that, in 2012-13, 60 per cent of the borrowings were to be repaid within between 10 and 50 years. Given the fact that nobody can predic...



Public Audit Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

Good morning. Do councillors really understand borrowing and treasury management in their scrutiny role? Exhibit 15 on page 37 of the report shows that the attendance of councillors at scrut...



Public Petitions Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


David Torrance

Could we write to all the local authorities to see what percentage of new-build housing is disabled friendly?



Public Petitions Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


David Torrance

I agree. It was mentioned that two companies—one in Fife and one in Glasgow—are building disabled-friendly homes. We should write to them, as it would be interesting to hear their views. I k...



Public Petitions Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


David Torrance

Good morning. I fully support your petition. Should local authorities play a greater role when replacing existing council housing with accessible new builds? I wi...



Public Petitions Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


David Torrance

Jackson Carlaw has covered all the points that I was going to make, convener, and I fully support his recommendation.



Public Petitions Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


David Torrance

The Health and Sport Committee is considering the Mental Health (Scotland) Bill. Would it be appropriate to refer the petition to that committee?



Public Petitions Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


David Torrance

I am happy to back Kenny MacAskill’s suggestion that we close the petition.



Public Petitions Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I am happy to support that.



Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015


David Torrance

I thank the minister for her answer. Would the minister agree that small local businesses can play an integral part in the development of apprenticeship schemes w...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-12994 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to
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YesCarried

S4M-12878 Michael Matheson: Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agree
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Not VotedCarried

S4M-12857.2 John Swinney: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in the
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YesCarried

S4M-12857.1 Jackie Baillie: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in t
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NoDefeated

S4M-12857 Gavin Brown: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—That the Parliament notes that the Scottish G
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YesCarried

S4M-12776.4 John Swinney: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the n
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YesCarried

S4M-12776.3 Gavin Brown: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the na
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776.1 Willie Rennie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776.2 Patrick Harvie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776 Jackie Baillie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament rejects the UK Governmen
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YesCarried

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Motion S4M-13005: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12980: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12979: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12931: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12930: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12929: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12928: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12924: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12923: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12922: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-04158: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04072: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04014: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03794: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/12/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03740: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/11/2014 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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