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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.



Meeting of the Parliament 12 June 2014 : Thursday, June 12, 2014
David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

9. To ask the Scottish Government what assistance it gives to local authorities in updating their transport appraisal guidance reports. (S4O-03354)



Meeting of the Parliament 12 June 2014 : Thursday, June 12, 2014
David Torrance During the past two years, has Fife Council made any representation to the Scottish Government, Transport Scotland or the south east of Scotland transport partnership to promote the Levenmouth rail link? Can the minister tell me whether it is Fife Council’s top priority?



Public Petitions Committee 03 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 03, 2014
David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP) Would a different system—possibly one that is more closely related to the system of coroners’ inquests in England—be desirable or meet the petitioner’s aims and concerns?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

Amendment 38 moved by Alex Johnstone on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 1 moved by John Lamont on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 2 moved by John Lamont on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 41 moved by Alex Johnstone on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 42 moved by Mary Fee on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That th
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Amendment 5 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—Th
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Amendment 45 moved by Drew Smith on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 6 moved by Margaret Burgess on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 7 moved by Claudia Beamish on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 46 moved by Malcolm Chisholm on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill
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NoDefeated

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Motion S4M-10678: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10627: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10626: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10618: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10614: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10588: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10587: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10586: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10585: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10577: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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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-12785: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/01/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-12786: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/01/2013 Show Full Question >>

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