Jeremy Balfour MSP

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Social Security Committee 22 February 2018 [Draft] : 22 February 2018


Jeremy Balfour

Does the member not agree that, under the present system, the individual has a right of appeal to the First-tier Tribunal and that such a safeguard could be looked at for stage 3?...



Social Security Committee 22 February 2018 [Draft] : 22 February 2018


Jeremy Balfour

I support the way in which Mark Griffin has gone about amendment 171, and it is the right way forward. My slight concern is about the wording, which refers to



Social Security Committee 22 February 2018 [Draft] : 22 February 2018


Jeremy Balfour

I will make a couple of points. First, I am not sure that the bill is the right place for the proposed provision. We have seen the draft regulations with regard t...



Social Security Committee 22 February 2018 [Draft] : 22 February 2018


Jeremy Balfour

I welcome the amendments in the minister’s name. They are helpful. The minister has listened to what we heard at stage 1 and to the subsequent emails and letters ...



Social Security Committee 22 February 2018 [Draft] : 22 February 2018


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I thank the minister for her remarks, which are very helpful.



Social Security Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Jeremy Balfour

The bill is intended to protect the most vulnerable people in our society. There can be no one more vulnerable than someone who goes to hospital and is told that they have a terminal illness...



Social Security Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Jeremy Balfour

I am conscious of the time so I will be brief. To answer Alison Johnstone’s question, the timescales are taken from residency clauses in other bits of legislation...



Social Security Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Jeremy Balfour

What surprised me most about the bill when it was introduced last summer was that it had no definition of residency. It gave no indication about what an individual would have to do to get a ...



Social Security Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Jeremy Balfour

Because of the shortage of time, and with the minister’s comments in my ears, I simply say that I intend to move amendments 16A and 16B. 10:00 &n...



Social Security Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Jeremy Balfour

I heard and accept the minister’s comments about amendment 62, which I will not press.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-10571.3: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10571.2: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 4, Against: 104 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10571: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 78, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-10518: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 21/02/2018
Result - For: 70, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10397: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 20/02/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-10307.1: Stemming the Plastic Tide: Action to Tackle the Impact of Single-use Plastics on Land and in our Seas (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 62 Abstain: 26
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SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 90, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 11
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-10218: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 118, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10183.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-10605: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-10460: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-10128: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10112: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-01841: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14130: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5O-01621: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01588: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
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