Jeremy Balfour MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2018 [Draft] : 24 May 2018


Jeremy Balfour

A recent report that was published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission highlighted the need for urgent action to address the lack of suitable housing for ...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2018 [Draft] : 24 May 2018


6. Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to improve the accessibility and increase the availability of properties of all tenure types that are suitable for disabled people. (S...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 May 2018 [Draft] : 23 May 2018


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I thank members for their speeches so far and remind everyone that I was a councillor at the City of Edinburgh Council for 12 years. For all of that period, I cha...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 May 2018 [Draft] : 22 May 2018


Jeremy Balfour

I will duck that question by simply saying that I have 45 seconds left and that is a big issue to discuss.



Meeting of the Parliament 22 May 2018 [Draft] : 22 May 2018


Jeremy Balfour

In a second. To be serious, although we ha...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 May 2018 [Draft] : 22 May 2018


Jeremy Balfour

I should probably declare an interest at this point. I am sure that, like me, every member believes that they are in the Parliam...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 May 2018 [Draft] : 22 May 2018


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

We have heard the figures; we have also heard very positive contributions from all the members who have spoken.



Meeting of the Parliament 22 May 2018 [Draft] : 22 May 2018


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

Why has the figure got worse in the past 10 years? Ten years ago, the figure was better than it is today. Is something going on in society or are there other reas...



Social Security Committee 10 May 2018 [Draft] : 10 May 2018


Jeremy Balfour

There is an interesting point here regarding people with multiple children. I do not know whether you have looked into this. There is a multiple birth supplement,...



Social Security Committee 10 May 2018 [Draft] : 10 May 2018


Jeremy Balfour

On informal kinship agreements, the person who got the first payment will still get the second and third payments, so the payments will not go to the grandparents or to whoever is looking af...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12342.3: Housing (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 23/05/2018
Result - For: 101, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12344.2: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People: Tackling the Employment Gap (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 22/05/2018
Result - For: 81, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12344: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People: Tackling the Employment Gap (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 22/05/2018
Result - For: 81, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12264: Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Relief from Additional Amount) (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-12223.1: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-12223.2: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Neil Findlay)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-12223: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-12140.1: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12140.4: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Pauline McNeill)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12140: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 65, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-12343: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12233: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12202: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12201: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12133: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12089: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12090: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12025: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12044: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11860: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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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 >>
Question S5O-01878: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/03/2018 Show Full Question >>

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