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 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I, too, congratulate Christine Grahame on securing the debate. Men’s sheds are vital in creating the socially connected society that we want and need. Men’s shed ...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Jeremy Balfour

When we asked Transport Scotland about the policy, it said that it was to ensure that all disabled people are treated fairly. How does a costly, demeaning and unn...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


2. Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government for what reason Transport Scotland requires disabled people to renew their national entitlement card every three years, including when their disability is perm...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2019 [Draft] : 12 March 2019


Jeremy Balfour

I am grateful to the minister for that. Does he agree that we also need to do more here at the Scottish Parliament to encourage people who have disabilities to co...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2019 [Draft] : 12 March 2019


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I, too, thank the minister for bringing this important debate to the chamber today. I will touch on some of the actions in the d...



Social Security Committee 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


Jeremy Balfour

The point that I want to make is a larger one that goes beyond this issue, too. What thinking is being done at a higher level on the mitigation policy in general,...



Social Security Committee 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


Jeremy Balfour

I want the letter to the Scottish Government to be slightly broader. I accept the point that the convener has made a number of times: there is a financial cost when the Scottish Government m...



Social Security Committee 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


Jeremy Balfour

I am happy with that.



Social Security Committee 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


Jeremy Balfour

We are not here next week.



Social Security Committee 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


Jeremy Balfour

I did not hear what it is suggested that Age Scotland said—although I might just not have picked it up. I asked a very specific question on the issue. Adam Stachu...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-16445.1: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Edward Mountain)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-16445.3: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-16445.2: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 32, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16445: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-16407.4: Student Support (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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AbstainCarried
S5M-16407.1: Student Support (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-16407: Student Support (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-16408.3: Free Bus Travel for Under-25s (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 29 Abstain: 29
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AbstainCarried
SP Bill 35: Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 9
Meeting Date: 19/03/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
Not VotedCarried
S5M-16394: Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Bill (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 19/03/2019
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-16480: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16413: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16354: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16236: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16199: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16198: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16200: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15997: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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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 >>
Question S5O-03009: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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