Liz Smith MSP

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Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

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Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2015 : Thursday, March 26, 2015
Liz Smith

The cabinet secretary will be aware of the criticism that has followed the Scottish Government’s announcement that British Transport Police in Scotland is—without...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2015 : Thursday, March 26, 2015
4. Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government what assurance it can give to the officers currently employed in the British Transport Police in Scotland that their jobs will be r...

Education and Culture Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Liz Smith

At what stage might we get a commitment on that?



Education and Culture Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Liz Smith

When we debated the Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill, COSLA expressed concerns about whether sufficient funding and resources were in place to allow impl...

Education and Culture Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Liz Smith

To set it in context, there is nobody in the room who is not aware of the crucial need to ensure that we are doing the best for the young people and the carers involved—that goes without say...

Education and Culture Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Liz Smith

Forgive me, minister, but there is a difference between guidance and the statutory responsibilities. The concern is that the local authorities are obviously inter...

Education and Culture Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

Thank you, convener—my question is very much on that specific point. When the Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill was going through the Parliament, we debat...

Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Liz Smith

Will there also be some consideration in those discussions of flexibility in the length of time that would be allowed on a work visa? Some universities have made ...

Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

I say at the outset that the Scottish Conservatives will support the Government’s motion.

Meeting of the Parliament 18 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

Thank you, Presiding Officer. I seek the Parliament’s permission to withdraw my amendment, which obviously has been moved and debated. I wish to withdraw it on ac...

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

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

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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NoCarried

S4M-12763.1 Claire Baker: Post-study Work Visas—As an amendment to motion S4M-12763 in the name of H
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AbstainCarried

S4M-12763 Humza Yousaf: Post-study Work Visas—That the Parliament welcomes the publication of the Po
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AbstainCarried

S4M-12678.2 Roseanna Cunningham: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in th
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NoCarried

S4M-12678.3 Neil Findlay: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in the name
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NoDefeated

S4M-12678.1 Annabel Goldie: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in the nam
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YesDefeated

Search for other Motions lodged by Liz Smith
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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 >>
Motion S4M-09947: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10147.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-04177: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24879: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24878: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24862: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24826: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24824: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24820: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24762: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24717: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24716: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2015 Show Full Question >>

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