Jeremy Balfour MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

In the short time that I have, I would like to talk about three words that I think define the NHS, and give three personal examples of the role they have played i...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

Social Bite, in Edinburgh, has committed to developing 800 homes for the housing first model. Supporting the individuals will cost a minimum of £6 million a year....



Social Security Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

Good morning, and thank you all for coming.



Social Security Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Jeremy Balfour

While David MacColl is here, can I just ask him about what happens in Glasgow or other local authorities when someone who wants to arrange an interment is struggl...



Social Security Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Jeremy Balfour

Again, I will go slightly beyond our remit and ask whether you have experience of people who do not get the grant or get the burial or cremation costs covered because their income is just sl...



Social Security Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Jeremy Balfour

I want to go back to the issue of funeral directors that we talked about with the earlier panel. In particular, perhaps Ruth Mendel could comment on her experienc...



Social Security Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Jeremy Balfour

Do you hear any of your members who are funeral directors in areas that have a higher rate of poverty saying that they simply cannot afford to do some funerals be...



Social Security Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Jeremy Balfour

Mr Stevenson, for example, has that on his website, which I checked last night, so I am not looking for a breach of commercial confidentiality. As an industry, wh...



Social Security Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Jeremy Balfour

I am not saying that we should go down this road, but I am looking for a realistic, neutral figure that would cover your costs, although you would not make any money. What amount would we be...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Jeremy Balfour

That is the point that I am trying make to the cabinet secretary. It is far better for us to put support into the countries where the people are than to have them...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12943: Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee's 5th Report, 2018 (Session 5) (Clare Haughey)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2018
Result - For: 101, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-12891.2: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12891.1: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 81, Against: 0 Abstain: 20
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AbstainCarried
S5M-12861.2: Review of Government FoI Handling and Record Keeping (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 20/06/2018
Result - For: 66, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12706.4: Health (Maureen Watt)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 62 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-12706: Health (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 62
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ForCarried
S5M-12708.4: Finance and the Constitution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 68, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12708: Finance and the Constitution (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12741: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 103, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12690.2: Improving the Lives of Scotland’s Gypsy/Travellers (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 12/06/2018
Result - For: 76, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried

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Motion S5M-13528: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13491: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13476: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13225: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13160: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13158: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13154: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13161: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13157: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13156: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02208: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16882: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02164: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02142: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16543: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16396: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02009: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15475: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01937: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01921: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2018 Show Full Question >>

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