Jeremy Balfour MSP

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  • Member for: Lothian
  • Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Jeremy is a member of the following Committees:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 12 December 2018 [Draft] : 12 December 2018


Jeremy Balfour

I remind members that I have a number of close family members who are doctors or training to be doctors.



Meeting of the Parliament 12 December 2018 [Draft] : 12 December 2018


12. Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government, in light of recent figures reportedly showing that the number of doctors in training in Scotland is at a five-year low, how it plans to address general practi...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 November 2018 [Draft] : 29 November 2018


Jeremy Balfour

The member has articulated what he would want to see. If we were to review something, we would have to review it for a purpose. If there was to be a change in the...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 November 2018 [Draft] : 29 November 2018


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I welcome the fact that the Government is holding this debate, which is very important. I also welcome the minister’s willingness to accept the Conservative amend...



Social Security Committee 01 November 2018 : 01 November 2018


Jeremy Balfour

Are you getting back from your local reps any positive reports or comments that members might be making, or is negativity all that you are getting back in those r...



Social Security Committee 01 November 2018 : 01 November 2018


Jeremy Balfour

The advantage of going almost last, I suspect, is that most of the questions have been dealt with, but I want to go back to one issue. Because of the controversy ...



Social Security Committee 01 November 2018 : 01 November 2018


Jeremy Balfour

Thank you.



Social Security Committee 01 November 2018 : 01 November 2018


Jeremy Balfour

Just to be absolutely clear, for the record, is there no flexibility to alter the membership of the tribunals that we have at the moment? Is it the case that they...



Social Security Committee 01 November 2018 : 01 November 2018


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

Good morning, cabinet secretary, and thank you for your introduction, which was very helpful.

Local Government and Communities Committee 31 October 2018 : 31 October 2018


Jeremy Balfour

Convener, I will not move amendment 80 today. I hope that I can do some work to clarify the situation before stage 3.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15096.4: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 83 Abstain: 1
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-15096.1: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15096.3: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 31 Abstain: 17
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15096: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 26 Abstain: 17
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15032: Protecting Our Interests: Scotland's Response to the UK Government and EU's Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/12/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15017: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - UK Legislation (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2018
Result - For: 100, Against: 7 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-14962.2: Ending Homelessness Together (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 29/11/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-14914.2: New Approach Needed to Tackle Scotland’s Drugs Crisis (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2018
Result - For: 85, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-14914: New Approach Needed to Tackle Scotland’s Drugs Crisis (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated

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Motion S5M-15106: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14670: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14669: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14640: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14641: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14587: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14586: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14541: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14424: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14358: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-20448: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02680: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20220: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02496: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19439: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19438: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19437: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19436: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19435: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19331: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/10/2018 Show Full Question >>

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