Liz Smith MSP

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Liz Smith MSP

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  • Member for: Mid Scotland and Fife
  • Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

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Parliamentary Activities

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Education and Skills Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Liz Smith

Dr Stewart, in a school that has just six subject options in S4, the young person is constrained more than they would be if they were in a school that used a seven or eight-column structure,...



Education and Skills Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Liz Smith

This is a simple point. Dr Stewart, you argued that, if you were in a school that was offering six subjects in S4 and you took English, maths and three sciences—b...



Education and Skills Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Liz Smith

Okay.



Education and Skills Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Liz Smith

Are you comfortable with it?



Education and Skills Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Liz Smith

Given what you have said about flexibility, would you be comfortable with a local authority that had a one-size-fits-all policy on subject choice and the number of subjects to be taken in S4...



Education and Skills Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Liz Smith

You have put your finger right on the issue. If we accept that flexibility is one of the key principles underpinning curriculum for excellence, we can argue that ...



Education and Skills Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Liz Smith

Are you comfortable with the three-plus-three model? We have heard criticism from some witnesses, who feel that that model has not been as satisfactory as was env...



Education and Skills Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Liz Smith

Previous witnesses have expressed concern that, although curriculum for excellence covers ages three to 18, the structure of the broad general education was desig...



Education and Skills Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Liz Smith

Thank you. That would be helpful.



Education and Skills Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Liz Smith

Would it be possible for the committee to have that evidence?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17304.1: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-17304.2: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 14, Against: 97 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17304.3: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 20, Against: 35 Abstain: 56
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17304: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 76, Against: 29 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-17281.4: Treatment Time Guarantee (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17281.1: Treatment Time Guarantee (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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ForDefeated
S5M-17281.2: Treatment Time Guarantee (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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ForDefeated
S5M-17281: Treatment Time Guarantee (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-17280.2: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 52 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-17265.2: Adopting the Place Principle (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/05/2019
Result - For: 74, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-17134: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17091: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16407.1: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16392: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16127: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15678: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15607: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13945: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13642: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12685: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-03195: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03163: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03268: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03151: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03090: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22327: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22326: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03169: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22036: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22035: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Question >>

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