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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 not a member of any 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.

Chamber meeting date: 23 June 2021

Post-Covid-19 Skills and Training

1. Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government how it plans to provide secure, sustainable and long-term post-Covid-19 pandemic skills and training opportunities. (S6O-00057)"

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee meeting date: 22 June 2021

Legacy Papers

The Convener: "Item 5 is the consideration of session 5 legacy reports. The committee is asked to consider a number of legacy reports that were prepared by relevant committees of the previous parliamentary session…

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee meeting date: 22 June 2021

Convener

The Convener (Dean Lockhart): "I thank you, Fiona, and other committee members. It is a great privilege to become convener of this committee…

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee meeting date: 22 June 2021

Deputy Convener

The Convener: "Item 3 is the committee’s choice of a deputy convener. The Parliament has agreed that only members of the Scottish National Party are eligible for nomination as deputy convener of the committee…

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee meeting date: 22 June 2021

Decision on Taking Business in Private

The Convener: "Item 4 is a decision on taking business in private. The committee is asked to consider taking in private item 6, which is the consideration of our approach to developing a work programme. Is that agreed? I see that that is agreed."

Votes

How Dean Lockhart has voted in Parliament

Find out how Dean Lockhart has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 11 24 June 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 30 for, 90 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-00479

Coronavirus (Extension and Expiry) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Supported by: George Adam
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 90 for, 32 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 13

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 59 for, 61 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 14

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 61 for, 60 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 11 23 June 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Result 33 for, 88 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

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-01789

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether the Scottish Household Recycling Charter that has been agreed with COSLA, and the associated Code of Practice, contain a requirement for local authorities to reduce the frequency of collections of non-recyclable waste."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-01790

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress it has made in providing a policy framework to support local government in delivering the commitments that are set out in the Scotland Household Recycling Charter that has been agreed with COSLA."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-01730

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to use the COP26 in Glasgow as an opportunity to promote Scotland, as a destination for investment, trade and tourism, to the participating nations."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-01727

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government by what date it will introduce legislation to ban single-use cutlery, as referred to in a statement on Scottish Government priorities in May 2021."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-01728

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide a breakdown of the £100 million hydrogen technologies investment, referred to in the statement on Scottish Government priorities in May 2021, by (a) year and (b) project."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-01726

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many school children receive instrumental music tuition, and what percentage this is of the total number of school children."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-01729

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to help companies in high-carbon sectors to transition to low-carbon technologies and services, as referred to in the statement on Scottish Government priorities in May 2021."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00758

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the University of Stirling regarding alternatives to hotel quarantine measures for its students who are returning from red list countries."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 5 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-00980

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government on how many occasions the Enterprise and Skills Strategic Board has met since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and on how many occasions it is scheduled to meet in the next year."

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 30 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00561

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how often the Council of Economic Advisers has met since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and how often it is scheduled to meet in the next year."

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 16 June 2021

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