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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Social Security Committee 01 November 2018 [Draft] : 01 November 2018


Jeremy Balfour

Are you getting back from your local reps any positive reports or comments that members might be making, or is negativity all that you are getting back in those r...



Social Security Committee 01 November 2018 [Draft] : 01 November 2018


Jeremy Balfour

The advantage of going almost last, I suspect, is that most of the questions have been dealt with, but I want to go back to one issue. Because of the controversy ...



Social Security Committee 01 November 2018 [Draft] : 01 November 2018


Jeremy Balfour

Thank you.



Social Security Committee 01 November 2018 [Draft] : 01 November 2018


Jeremy Balfour

Just to be absolutely clear, for the record, is there no flexibility to alter the membership of the tribunals that we have at the moment? Is it the case that they...



Social Security Committee 01 November 2018 [Draft] : 01 November 2018


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

Good morning, cabinet secretary, and thank you for your introduction, which was very helpful.

Local Government and Communities Committee 31 October 2018 : 31 October 2018


Jeremy Balfour

Convener, I will not move amendment 80 today. I hope that I can do some work to clarify the situation before stage 3.



Local Government and Communities Committee 31 October 2018 : 31 October 2018


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

Amendment 80 aims to ensure that, when applications are made to a planning authority for planning permission regarding developments of housing that is suitable for older people and disabled ...



Meeting of the Parliament 31 October 2018 : 31 October 2018


Jeremy Balfour

Sadly, doorstep scammers commonly target older people. Only last week, an 86-year-old lady from Livingston lost hundreds of pounds when bogus traders called at he...



Meeting of the Parliament 31 October 2018 : 31 October 2018


8. Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government what measures are in place to protect vulnerable older people from bogus callers and rogue traders. (S5O-02496)



Meeting of the Parliament 30 October 2018 : 30 October 2018


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I, too, welcome Kate Forbes to her new role.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-14749.3: Physical Activity, Diet and Healthy Weight (David Stewart)
Meeting Date: 15/11/2018
Result - For: 24, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-14749.4: Physical Activity, Diet and Healthy Weight (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 15/11/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 79 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-14717.3: Investing in Social Care for Scotland’s Future (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-14717: Investing in Social Care for Scotland’s Future (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 91, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-14720.3: ScotRail Break Clause (Paul Wheelhouse)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 60, Against: 60 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-14720.2: ScotRail Break Clause (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-14720: ScotRail Break Clause (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated

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Motion S5M-14670: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14669: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14640: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14641: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14587: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14586: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14541: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14424: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14358: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14160.1: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02496: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19439: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19438: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19437: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19436: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19435: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19331: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19228: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18936: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02347: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/09/2018 Show Full Question >>

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