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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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David Torrance

Scottish National Party

MSP for Kirkcaldy (Constituency) 2011 - present day

About David Torrance

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @davidhtorrance

Facebook: David's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6892
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

53 Kirk Wynd
Kirkcaldy
KY1 1EH

Phone: 01592 200349
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

David is a member of 5 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Epilepsy

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Mental Health

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Poland

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Scottish Gypsy/Traveller Community

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Scottish Showmen's Guild

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

David does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

David does not have any party roles

Previous roles

David has had 16 previous roles

Previous roles in cross-party groups are not included in this list.

24 May 2018 - 06 September 2018

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Substitute Member

19 April 2018 - 06 September 2018

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 19 April 2018

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Member

29 September 2016 - 19 April 2018

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Equal Opportunities Committee

Member

09 December 2014 - 23 March 2016

Public Petitions Committee

Deputy Convener

27 November 2014 - 23 March 2016

Public Audit Committee

Member

27 November 2014 - 23 March 2016

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

27 June 2013 - 09 December 2014

Public Petitions Committee

Member

22 April 2014 - 27 November 2014

Public Audit Committee

Substitute Member

05 June 2014 - 27 November 2014

European and External Relations Committee

Substitute Member

27 June 2013 - 05 June 2014

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

18 September 2012 - 27 June 2013

Health and Sport Committee

Member

18 September 2012 - 27 June 2013

Economy Energy and Tourism Committee

Member

01 June 2011 - 18 September 2012

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Member

23 June 2011 - 18 September 2012

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

David's register of interests

MSP's must provide details of their financial interests in the Register of Interests. They make an initial statement on becoming or being returned as an MSP. This is then updated with any changes they provide.

Here is the register for David Torrance. The date of their initial statement was 19 May 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interest

Gifts

No registrable interest

Overseas visits

No registrable interest

Controlled transactions

No registrable interest

Heritable property

No registrable interest

Interest in shares

No registrable interest

Voluntary

I am a member of Linktown Tenants Association.

I am a member of Ingolstadt Twin Town Association.

I am a member of Linton Lane Management Committee.

I am a member of Kirkcaldy West Community Council.

I am a member of the YMCA Management Committee.

I am a member of the Management Committee of Linktown Action Centre.

I am a member of the Scout Association.

I am a member of Invertiel Tenants Association.

I am Scout Leader of the 5th Fife Scout Group, Kirkcaldy.

Recent Activity

What was said

What David Torrance has said in Parliament

These are the official transcripts of what was said by this MSP in the chamber and at committee meetings. You'll find the topic discussed and how many times this MSP has contributed to the discussion.

National Health Service (Covid-19 Transmission)

David Torrance made 3 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 23 June 2020

1. David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to reduce the transmission of Covid-19 as NHS services resume. (S5T-02293)"

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Forensic Medical Services (Victims of Sexual Offences) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

David Torrance made 3 Contributions to this discussion

Health and Sport Committee - 23 June 2020

David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP): "How will health boards be encouraged to co-operate with one another and share best practice? How will that be overseen and monitored?"

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Covid-19 Scrutiny (Resilience and Emergency Planning)

David Torrance made 3 Contributions to this discussion

Health and Sport Committee - 17 June 2020

David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP): "My questions are on communications and technology. What barriers are you aware of that have hampered good communications with key stakeholders in primary care, community pharmacies, care providers, and health and social care partnerships…

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Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (Review)

David Torrance made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 16 June 2020

David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP): "What role will the national body that was announced in the programme for government to strengthen infection prevention and control have in ensuring that we have a wide range of skills and the expertise that is required for the construction of these particularly complex structures?"

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Statistics (2018)

David Torrance made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 16 June 2020

David Torrance (Kirkcaldy) (SNP): "Does the cabinet secretary agree that hydrogen has an important role to play in reducing Scotland’s greenhouse gas emissions…

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Written questions

Written questions David Torrance has submitted in Parliament

These are the questions that this MSP has asked the Scottish Government about its work. It also includes any answer to these questions.

S5O-04219 - Unanswered

26 February 2020

Torrance, David: "To ask the Scottish Government which measures in the draft Budget aim to boost economic growth, improve productivity and support improvements in innovation."

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S5O-04112 - Unanswered

29 January 2020

Torrance, David: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the progress with the reinstatement of the Levenmouth rail link."

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S5O-04043 - Unanswered

15 January 2020

Torrance, David: "To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to reach marginalised groups affected by HIV."

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S5O-03967 - Unanswered

18 December 2019

Torrance, David: "To ask the Scottish Government what support is available to businesses that are committed to lowering carbon emissions and improving air quality."

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S5O-03875 - Unanswered

27 November 2019

Torrance, David: "To ask the Scottish Government what progress it is making in developing the draft statutory code of practice for funeral directors."

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