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Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

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Meeting of the Parliament 26 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 26, 2015


Liz Smith

I accept Stewart Maxwell’s point, but where does equity come in when those who are from England and from foreign countries are paying fees whereas those who are d...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 26, 2015


Liz Smith

Up to a certain age, but not when it comes to secondary 1 and 2, where I think we have run into difficulties with the curriculum. Considering how we are measuring...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 26, 2015


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

As well as the amendment in my name, we will be supporting the Labour and Liberal amendments.



Meeting of the Parliament 26 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 26, 2015


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

The cabinet secretary is right to point to that good example of how attainment can be raised. How can that be put into a national framework?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Liz Smith

Will the minister give way on that point?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Liz Smith

That issue is a concern. It is impacting on colleges and universities and parents and pupils find that the Government has not yet been able to explain it. It is a...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

This has been an interesting debate. In particular, I would highlight the thoughtful speeches from Willie Rennie, Graeme Pearson, Malcolm Chisholm and John Mason,...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

I think that the cabinet secretary is correct in her assessment of the number of presentations. Is that in itself one of the key issues, in that there are fewer p...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 May 2015 : Thursday, May 14, 2015


Liz Smith

Despite that court ruling by Lord Pentland, Clan Childlaw argues strongly that the balance between data sharing among professionals and the ability of the young p...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 May 2015 : Thursday, May 14, 2015


6. Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government’s response is to the concerns raised by the charity, Clan Childlaw, regarding the data-sharing aspect of th...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-13246.2 Iain Gray: Equity and Excellence in Education—As an amendment to motion S4M-13246 in the
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S4M-13246.1 Liz Smith: Equity and Excellence in Education—As an amendment to motion S4M-13246 in the
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YesDefeated

S4M-13246.3 Liam McArthur: Equity and Excellence in Education—As an amendment to motion S4M-13246 in
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YesDefeated

S4M-13246 Angela Constance: Equity and Excellence in Education—That the Parliament agrees that there
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NoCarried

S4M-13203.3 Angela Constance: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-13203 i
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NoCarried

S4M-13203 Jackie Baillie: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament agrees that reducing
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4M-13134.1 Jamie McGrigor: Circular Economy (Waste Management)—As an amendment to motion S4M-13134 i
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S4M-13112.2 Mary Scanlon: Scottish Apprenticeship Week—As an amendment to motion S4M-13112 in the na
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YesDefeated

S4M-13007 Christina McKelvie on behalf of the European and External Relations Committee: 2nd Report,
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AbstainCarried

S4M-13023.1 Siobhan McMahon: Scotland’s Future Employability Services—As an amendment to motion S4M-
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NoCarried

Search for other Motions lodged by Liz Smith
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Motion S4M-13246.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12958.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12677.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12385: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12221: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12062: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, On Behalf of Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body, Date Lodged: 14/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11976.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11304: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10857: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10736.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-25740: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25741: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02830: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04423: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25679: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25681: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25536: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25533: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25532: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25535: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2015 Show Full Question >>

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