David Torrance MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


David Torrance

Does the cabinet secretary agree that the UK Government has shown complete contempt for the devolved nations and that the actions of the Tories are hugely damaging to Scotland’s interests an...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


7. David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government what engagement it is having with the United Kingdom Government regarding the European Union exit trade negotiations. (S5O-04595)



Health and Sport Committee 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


David Torrance

What steps have been taken to ensure that NHS Lothian has a flexible workforce that would be able to meet demand if there was a future increase in Covid-19 admiss...



Health and Sport Committee 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


David Torrance

My next question follows on from that. Why has NHS Lothian had such high temporary staff costs? What action could be taken to reduce temporary staff costs?...



Health and Sport Committee 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


David Torrance

What impact has Covid-19 had on existing workforce pressures?



Health and Sport Committee 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


David Torrance

What other services that are commissioned by the IJBs have received increased funding as a result of the pandemic? Is it anticipated that the extra funding will n...



Health and Sport Committee 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


David Torrance

Is it anticipated that following a reduction of client care and diagnostic testing during the pandemic, future demand for hospice care will increase? If so, how w...



Health and Sport Committee 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


David Torrance

How has the demand on hospices been affected by the pandemic?



Health and Sport Committee 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


David Torrance

This is my final question. What other services that are commissioned by the IJBs have received increased funding as a result of the pandemic? Is it anticipated that that extra funding will n...



Health and Sport Committee 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


David Torrance

Yes. Will there be an increased demand for them and, if so, how will that be funded?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.3: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.1: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.2: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 6, Against: 109 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22708.2: Migration and Care Workers (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 15/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22708.1: Migration and Care Workers (David Stewart)
Meeting Date: 15/09/2020
Result - For: 85, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22708: Migration and Care Workers (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 15/09/2020
Result - For: 86, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22636.4: Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 09/09/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 55 Abstain: 6
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Motion S5M-22772: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22630: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22522: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22486: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22485: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21873: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21823: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21701: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21702: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21640: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2020 R Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5T-02400: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04595: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04484: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04479: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-02293: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04219: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04112: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04043: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03967: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03875: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/11/2019 Show Full Question >>

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