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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

Dean is a member of 6 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on China

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Germany

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on India

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Japan

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Poland

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on USA

Convener

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.

On Saturday 5 February 2022 I attended a rugby match at BT Murrayfield, as a guest of BT Group. The value of the gift amounted to £325 for both the ticket and hospitality. [Registered 10 February 2022]

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: 28 June 2022

Ferry Service Inquiry

The Convener: "Item 2 is our first evidence session in relation to our inquiry into a modern and sustainable ferry service for Scotland…

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee meeting date: 28 June 2022

Protected Beavers (Translocation) (PE1815)

The Convener: "The next petition for consideration is PE1815, which was lodged by Steve Micklewright, on behalf of Trees for Life, in August 2020…

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee meeting date: 28 June 2022

Satellite Tags on Raptors (Monitoring) (PE1750)

The Convener: "Welcome back. Our next agenda item is consideration of three petitions. I refer members to paper 3, which provides some background information on each petition, each of which we have considered before as a committee…

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee meeting date: 28 June 2022

Island Ferry Services (PE1872)

The Convener: "The final petition for consideration is PE1872, on ferry services, which was lodged by Liz Mcnicol in May 2021 and calls on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to urgently ensure that all islanders have access to reliable ferry services. We last considered the petition on 15 March 2022 and agreed to postpone consideration to a…

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee meeting date: 28 June 2022

Decision on Taking Business in Private

The Convener (Dean Lockhart): "Good morning, everyone. Welcome to the 22nd meeting of the Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee in 2022. This is our last meeting before the summer recess. Agenda item 1 is consideration of whether to take items 4 to 8 in private…

Votes

How Dean Lockhart has voted in Parliament

Find out how Dean Lockhart has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-05235.3

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 85 for, 25 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05254

Business Programme

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 63 for, 47 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05235.2

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 25 for, 85 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-05254.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Russell Findlay, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Maurice Golden, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Dean Lockhart, Douglas Lumsden, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, Douglas Ross, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 47 for, 63 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-05154

Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Ash Regan, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Supported by: Keith Brown
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 84 for, 0 against, 25 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP abstained

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-10216

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 August 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it requires local authorities to record information regarding national identity of nursery pupils when an application is made for a place, and, if this is the case, for what reason it requires this information, and how any such data is (a) processed and (b) managed."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-10217

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 August 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to banning the sale of disposable barbeques."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-10173

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 August 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide (a) an update on when the virtual National Public Energy Agency will be established and (b) details of (i) how many people it will employ and (ii) what services it will provide."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-10172

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 August 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, regarding the non-virtual National Public Energy Agency, whether it will provide (a) an update on when it will be set up and (b) details of (i) what services it will provide, (ii) how many staff it will employ and (iii) what its annual budget will be."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-10017

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many pupils in (a) Stirling, (b) Clackmannanshire, (c) Perth and Kinross and (d) Fife have received a free laptop, Chromebook or tablet to date to use at school and at home."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 4 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-10016

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many properties in (a) Stirling and (b) Clackmannanshire are eligible for the main voucher portion of the Scottish Broadband Voucher Scheme for properties that will not receive broadband services under the R100 programme."

Answered by: Ivan McKee on 4 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-10015

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how much it paid private consultants in the financial year 2021-22 for technical advisory services in relation to ScotRail, and how much it estimates it will pay for this in the financial year 2022-23."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-10013

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what criteria it uses as part of the Vaccination Transformation Programme to establish which GP practices can continue to deliver vaccination programmes."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-10014

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether the Vaccination Transformation Programme prevents all GP practices from delivering vaccination programmes."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09311

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the report Stop, Sort, Burn, Bury…

Answered by: Lorna Slater on 21 July 2022

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