Liz Smith MSP

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Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

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Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

A parliamentary answer that I received on 20 March, which I have here, tells me that the details of the funding model by which the Scottish Government predicted a...



Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Liz Smith

If Mike MacKenzie is so confident of all those things, why can he not give us the numbers to back them up?



Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

The member mentions the electoral battle that is coming up. Does she not think that it is right and proper for the Scottish public to know the SNP’s statistics on...



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...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-12878 Michael Matheson: Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agree
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AbstainCarried

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

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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NoCarried

S4M-12776.4 John Swinney: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the n
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S4M-12776.3 Gavin Brown: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the na
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S4M-12776.1 Willie Rennie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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S4M-12776.2 Patrick Harvie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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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

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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 >>
Motion S4M-09947: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-04233: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
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-24716: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2015 Show Full Question >>

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