Liz Smith MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con) The announcement today is warmly welcomed. The innovation centres are a testimony to the excellence of the Scottish universities. However, they are interested to know how much extra money would be available for academic research under the subscription form of academic funding if Scotland was to be i...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con) Some interesting points have been raised in the debate. It is appropriate that, as we debate the politics of the referendum, the main focus is on the key policy issues that will not only boost the number of women in the workforce but raise the quality of their skill set and the attractiveness to the...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Liz Smith Will the cabinet secretary give way on that point?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Liz Smith The cabinet secretary is quite right about the need for flexibility. However, would she agree that, on childcare, the most important thing is to deliver a policy that is predicated on accurate statistics on the number of women who will go back into the workforce? The Scottish Government’s figures ar...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Liz Smith Will the cabinet secretary take an intervention?



Education and Culture Committee 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con) When we took evidence at earlier stages of the bill, the Law Society of Scotland in particular expressed concerns about the possible conflict of interest between HES’s regulatory functions, which would at times influence the giving of grants, and its ability to seek grants from other sources. The La...

Education and Culture Committee 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Liz Smith Cabinet secretary, issues about a potential conflict of interest remain. I hear what you say about other aspects of the bill, which you say will clarify some of that. It would be helpful ahead of stage 3 to ensure that the Government regulations that you talked about are extremely clear. If I get th...

Education and Culture Committee 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Liz Smith When the National Trust for Scotland and Historic Houses Association Scotland supplied their evidence to the Education and Culture Committee, they reported the extent of their property maintenance backlogs, which are significant in monetary terms, at a time when the whole historic environment budget...

Education and Culture Committee 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Liz Smith I thank the cabinet secretary for her comments, which have helpfully provided some of the clarity that is required and which is already in the bill. On that basis, I will not move amendment 61—I did not move it at the start.



Education and Culture Committee 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Liz Smith I didn’t.

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S4M-10843.1.2 Ruth Davidson: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1.1 Willie Rennie: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1 Johann Lamont: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to motion S4M-10843 in the name of Alex
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S4M-10843 Alex Salmond: Scotland’s Future—That the Parliament agrees that Scotland is one of the wea
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S4M-10829.3 Jenny Marra: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in t
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S4M-10829.2 Mary Scanlon: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in
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S4M-10829.1 Alison McInnes: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 i
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S4M-10829 Angela Constance: Increasing Opportunities for Women—That the Parliament welcomes the grow
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S4M-10777.4 Jackie Baillie: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-10777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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NoDefeated

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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 >>
Motion S4M-09963.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09482.3: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09140.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08879.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08814: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08546.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4F-02248: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22291: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22264: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22172: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22173: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22171: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22119: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21985: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21987: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21945: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/06/2014 Show Full Question >>

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