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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Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


Jeremy Balfour

I would like to make some progress. I might come back to Mr Johnson. ...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


Jeremy Balfour

I accept that a private company does the monitoring on behalf of the state, but my point is that it is not done in real time. Given that the way in which technolo...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I do not have the pleasure of being a member of the Justice Committee, which is the committee that has done all the hard work on the Management of Offenders (Scot...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

This afternoon, I have the pleasure of opening this debate on the Scottish Powerchair Football Association.



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I am so excited.



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


Jeremy Balfour

Responses to freedom of information requests show that the new disclosure IT system was delayed at the last minute in August last year. As a result, Disclosure Sc...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


12. Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government whether the processing of applications to the protecting vulnerable groups scheme for people working in schools will change as a result of Disclosure Scotland’...



Social Security Committee 31 January 2019 [Draft] : 31 January 2019


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

Good morning, cabinet secretary, and thank you for coming. I agree with some of what the deputy convener and convener have said....



Meeting of the Parliament 30 January 2019 [Draft] : 30 January 2019


Jeremy Balfour

Will the member take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 30 January 2019 [Draft] : 30 January 2019


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I welcome the debate. As I have said in previous debates in this area, back in the dark ages when I started school, my parents made the choice for me to go to mai...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15907: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 21/02/2019
Result - For: 66, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15879: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2019
Result - For: 61, Against: 52 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15723: Establishment of a Committee (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 06/02/2019
Result - For: 92, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15625.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15625: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 67, Against: 58 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15607.1: Presumption to Mainstream (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15615.2: Tackling Antisocial Behaviour (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 69, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15609.2: A Connected Scotland, the Scottish Government’s Strategy for Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 29/01/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15507.2: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15514: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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Not VotedCarried

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Motion S5M-15825: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15828: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15826: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15827: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15799: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15569: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15568: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15479: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15478: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15106: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5W-21761: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21760: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21759: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02923: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02860: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20871: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20741: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02731: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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