Jeremy Balfour MSP

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

Jeremy is a member of the following Committees:

Jeremy is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Social Security Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Jeremy Balfour

It’s good to talk.



Social Security Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Jeremy Balfour

I agree. That was helpful. However, my concern is that provision of the money that you need to do your work could fall between two stools: the Scottish Government...



Social Security Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Jeremy Balfour

I want to broaden out the discussion slightly. We have heard about the cluttered environment, with lots of different benefits, some advice being funded through th...



Social Security Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I am a member of the committee and an MSP for Lothian region.



Meeting of the Parliament 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I, too, thank Kezia for bringing the debate to the chamber. I come to the issue with a very personal perspective. As some members will know, last autumn, my wife and I started fostering a li...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 May 2019 [Draft] : 14 May 2019


Jeremy Balfour

I think the difference is that I am a pessimist and Stuart McMillan is an optimist. I fully relate to what he said.



Meeting of the Parliament 14 May 2019 [Draft] : 14 May 2019


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

We all agree that the place principle is a good one but that it probably needs more work in practice. As a councillor in Edinburgh, I was very aware of the silos ...



Social Security Committee 09 May 2019 [Draft] : 09 May 2019


Jeremy Balfour

That is helpful. Thank you.



Social Security Committee 09 May 2019 [Draft] : 09 May 2019


Jeremy Balfour

If the criteria remain the same but there is greater uptake because of better publicity or whatever, will the cost be covered or will that money have to be found ...



Social Security Committee 09 May 2019 [Draft] : 09 May 2019


Jeremy Balfour

I want to go back to the financial stuff for a moment, just to get some understanding. As you said, you will deliver all our devolved benefits as of next year. If...

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-17298: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17045: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16877: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16874: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16878: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16876: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16875: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16696: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16694: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16695: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-22521: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22520: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22519: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22518: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22420: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22401: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03089: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03064: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22261: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03035: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Question >>

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