David Torrance MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 03 October 2018 [Draft] : 03 October 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I thank Sandra White for securing the debate and I welcome the opportunity to celebrate Age Scotland’s 75th anniversary and to draw attention to the vital role th...



Health and Sport Committee 02 October 2018 : 02 October 2018


David Torrance

What mechanisms are in place to share good working practices across the NHS? Sometimes, management is slow to adapt or take change on board.



Health and Sport Committee 02 October 2018 : 02 October 2018


David Torrance

I am talking about changes to working processes and technology, which have an effect on staff levels.



Health and Sport Committee 02 October 2018 : 02 October 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

The cabinet secretary has touched on flexibility. Does the bill allow sufficient flexibility for changes in working practices and technology? How quickly will we ...



Public Petitions Committee 27 September 2018 [Draft] : 27 September 2018


David Torrance

As Scottish Canals is a publicly funded body, would not Audit Scotland have a role to play in seeing whether it has deviated from its remit and its statutory duties?



Public Petitions Committee 27 September 2018 [Draft] : 27 September 2018


David Torrance

You also say that some of these advisory groups might be working to their own agendas. What are those agendas?



Public Petitions Committee 27 September 2018 [Draft] : 27 September 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

Good morning, panel. In your submission you say that Scottish Canals has a strong network of advisory groups to assist it in carrying out its regulatory duties. Can you expand on who that st...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2018 [Draft] : 20 September 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

Can the cabinet secretary give assurances that all staff at NHS Tayside will continue to be kept informed of any developments?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2018 [Draft] : 20 September 2018


David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

I thank Liam McArthur for bringing the motion to Parliament today and further raising the profile of tidal and wave energy and its benefits for our environment, l...



Health and Sport Committee 18 September 2018 [Draft] : 18 September 2018


David Torrance

Budgets are under constant pressure. Are the anticipated costs of the bill to public bodies, the third sector and businesses realistic? I am thinking in particula...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-14059.2: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-14059: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-13995.1: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-13995: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
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ForCarried
S5M-13945.1: Primary 1 Tests (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-13945: Primary 1 Tests (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-13876.1: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-13876.2: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 2
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ForCarried
S5M-13876: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 58
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AbstainCarried
S5M-13813.2: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-14310: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14274: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14126: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14128: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14053: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13942: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13902: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13900: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13879: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13838: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02470: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02378: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02342: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02283: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02229: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02144: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02088: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02026: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01919: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01844: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2018 Show Full Question >>

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