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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Dean Lockhart

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife (Region) 2016 - present day

About Dean Lockhart

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5993
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Dean has 1 parliamentary and government role

Conveners Group

Member

Party Roles

Dean does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Dean has had 11 previous roles

Previous roles in cross-party groups are not included in this list.

17 June 2021 - 22 June 2021

Net Zero Energy and Transport Committee

Member

20 August 2020 - 04 May 2021

Finance and Constitution Committee

Member

20 August 2020 - 04 May 2021

Economy Energy and Fair Work Committee

Substitute Member

20 August 2020 - 04 May 2021

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Member

06 September 2018 - 20 August 2020

Economy Energy and Fair Work Committee

Member

25 February 2020 - 20 August 2020

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Substitute Member

06 September 2018 - 25 February 2020

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Substitute Member

08 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Economy Jobs and Fair Work Committee

Member

29 June 2017 - 06 September 2018

Culture Tourism Europe and External Relations Committee

Substitute Member

28 June 2016 - 29 June 2017

Social Security Committee

Substitute Member

03 November 2016 - 18 January 2017

Finance and Constitution Committee

Member

Register of interests

Dean's register of interests

MSPs must provide details of their financial interests in the Register of Interests. They make an initial statement on becoming or being returned as an MSP. This is then updated with any changes they provide.

Here is the register for Dean Lockhart. The date of their initial statement was 25 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interest

Gifts

No registrable interest

Overseas visits

From 31 July to 5 August 2016 I was part of a fact finding political delegation to Israel and the West Bank for Scottish Conservative MSPs. The costs of the visit amounted to £2,000 and were met by Conservative Friends of Israel (of CFI Ltd, PO Box 72288, London, SW1P 9LB).

Controlled transactions

No registrable interest

Heritable property

I own a cottage in South Lanarkshire with a market value of between £50,001 and £100,000. The property does not yield any rental income and is currently on the market.

Interest in shares

I own ordinary shares in Font Energy, an energy metering company for the energy sector. The shares represent approximately 4% of the total issued share capital with an estimated market value of £100,000. This company is based in England and has no business interests in Scotland, nor does it have any intention of operating within Scotland.

Voluntary

I am a member of the Law society of England and Wales.

I have individual shareholdings in various companies which together are worth under £20,000.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Dean Lockhart has said in Parliament

These are the official transcripts of what was said by this MSP in the chamber and at committee meetings. You'll find the topic discussed and how many times this MSP has contributed to the discussion.

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee meeting date: 11 January 2022

Pesticides (Revocation) (EU Exit) Regulations 2022

The Convener: "The committee’s final agenda item is consideration of a proposal by the Scottish Government to consent to the United Kingdom Government legislating on devolved matters using powers under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018…

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee meeting date: 11 January 2022

Role of Local Government in Delivering Net Zero

The Convener: "We now welcome our first witnesses in our inquiry into the role of local government and its cross-sectoral partners in delivering a net zero Scotland. The committee launched the inquiry in December with a call for views that will close on 21 January…

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee meeting date: 11 January 2022

Decision on Taking Business in Private

The Convener (Dean Lockhart): "Good morning, and welcome to the first meeting in 2022 of the Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee, which we are conducting remotely. I wish a happy new year to everyone and welcome Natalie Don back to the committee…

Chamber meeting date: 23 December 2021

Local Bridge Maintenance Fund (Local Authority Applications)

4. Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government what the total value of applications received from local authorities was, as part of the £32 million local bridge maintenance fund. (S6O-00585)"

Chamber meeting date: 22 December 2021

Water Environment

Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "The budget is being cut across a number of environment portfolios, including environmental quality, SEPA and Scottish Water itself. Will the minister clarify precisely how the budget cuts will help to improve the future water environment in Scotland?"

Votes

How Dean Lockhart has voted in Parliament

Find out how Dean Lockhart has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02853

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 87 for, 33 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02839.1

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 67 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02839

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet

Submitted by: Meghan Gallacher, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 67 for, 53 against, 1 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02852

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 68 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02838

Protecting Local Government Funding in Scotland

Submitted by: Miles Briggs, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 65 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Dean Lockhart has submitted in Parliament

These are the questions that this MSP has asked the Scottish Government about its work. It also includes any answer to these questions.

Question ref. S6W-05684

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the reserves that would be required for an independent Scottish central bank."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05716

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many instances of (a) poaching and (b) coursing were recorded in (i) the Forth Valley, (ii) Fife and (iii) Perth and Kinross, in each of the last five years."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05715

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to tackle incidents of hare coursing across the Mid Scotland and Fife region."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05714

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to review sentences given to people found guilty of hare coursing under the Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Act 2002."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05256

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the reported policy of the Scottish Green Party that work on a new Scottish currency should start straight after any vote to agree to an independent Scotland."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05252

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether, according to the Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland 2020-21, taxes generated are greater or less than total public expenditure."

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 24 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-05253

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it remains committed, in an independent Scotland, to retaining the pound sterling within a formal monetary union with the rest of the UK unless certain tests are met, and, if so, whether it will provide a breakdown of what those economic tests are."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05254

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it has adopted, as part of its plans for an independent Scotland, the terms of the motion reportedly passed at the SNP conference 2021 to establish a Scottish Central Bank and a new Scottish currency as soon as possible in an independent Scotland."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05255

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, under its plans for an independent Scotland, whether it will provide a detailed timetable for establishing a Scottish Central Bank and a new Scottish currency."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04523

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding it is allocating to the Hydrogen Economy Cluster set out in the Draft Hydrogen Action Plan; how many people will work at the Hydrogen Economy Cluster, and by what date it will be operational."

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 6 December 2021

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