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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Douglas Lumsden

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for North East Scotland (Region) 2021 - present day

About Douglas Lumsden

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5967
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

80 Rosemount Place
Aberdeen
AB25 2XN

Committees

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Douglas does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Douglas has 3 party roles

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Community Wealth

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Planning

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Public Finance

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Douglas does not have any previous roles

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

Register of interests

Douglas'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 Douglas Lumsden. The date of their initial statement was 26 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I am a local authority Councillor for Aberdeen City Council (of Marischal College, Aberdeen AB10 1AB). I spend in the region of 12 hours per week on this role. I receive remuneration of between £15,001 and £20,000 per annum.

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

No registrable interests

Recent Activity

What was said

What Douglas Lumsden 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: 15 September 2021

ATMs (Use and Accessibility)

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "An alternative to ATMs for many has been to withdraw cash from their local post office, but we have seen a large number of post office closures…

Chamber meeting date: 15 September 2021

North Sea Oil and Gas

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "This is a vital debate, especially for the north-east of Scotland. One reason why it is so important is that the public can see what all the parties’ positions are in relation to supporting the energy industry and the vital jobs in the north-east…

Chamber meeting date: 15 September 2021

Just Transition for Torry

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "The member mentions brownfield sites nearby. When we talk about the energy transition zone, we are often talking about large wind turbines. Would it be feasible for those to be transported to other sites half a mile from the harbour?"

Finance and Public Administration Committee meeting date: 14 September 2021

Pre-budget Scrutiny 2022-23: Public Finances and the Impact of Covid-19

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "I refer members to my entry in the register of members’ interests: I am still a member of Aberdeen City Council, which is a member of COSLA. I go back to the question that Michelle Thomson asked about capital concession regulations…

Chamber meeting date: 9 September 2021

Mineworkers Pension Scheme

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "I thank Christine Grahame for securing this important debate. I am pleased to see her focus on Westminster and the importance of the work that the UK Government has done on behalf of mining communities across the United Kingdom…

Votes

How Douglas Lumsden has voted in Parliament

Find out how Douglas Lumsden has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-01248

A Land of Opportunity - Supporting a Fairer and More Equal Society

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Supported by: Shirley-Anne Somerville
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 16, 2021

Result 67 for, 30 against, 20 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-01248.2

A Land of Opportunity - Supporting a Fairer and More Equal Society

Submitted by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Supported by: Foysol Choudhury, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 16, 2021

Result 25 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-01248.1

A Land of Opportunity - Supporting a Fairer and More Equal Society

Submitted by: Miles Briggs, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 16, 2021

Result 33 for, 65 against, 20 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-01217.2

Return to Normal GP Services

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Result 67 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-01217.1

Return to Normal GP Services

Submitted by: Jackie Baillie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Supported by: Paul O'Kane, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 15, 2021

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

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Douglas Lumsden 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-02676

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of its commitment to protect at least 30% of land for nature by 2030, how it will improve the protections given to internationally-designated Ramsar sites."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-02675

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what measures it is taking to ensure that internationally-designated Ramsar sites in Scotland are given an increased level of protection in the forthcoming National Planning Framework 4."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-02677

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to review its policy on Ramsar sites, in light of reports that such sites receive a higher level of protection in the rest of the UK."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-02674

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether there are any designated Ramsar sites in Scotland that are not designated as Sites of Special Scientific Interest, Special Protection Areas or Special Areas of Conservation."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-02221

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to implement the principles of Mental Health Awareness Week in the public sector workplace."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 3 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02119

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding it has received from the UK Government in Barnett consequentials as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and how much of this funding is yet to be (a) spent and (b) allocated."

Answered by: Tom Arthur on 2 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02374

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to introduce a firework licensing system whereby adults would be required to apply for a licence and complete an online safety training course before they could purchase fireworks, and, if so, how much it estimates it would cost (a) an individual to apply for such a licence and (b) to administer such…

Answered by: Ash Denham on 2 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02220

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many of its employees were dismissed during Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 in (a) Scotland and (b) the Grampian region."

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 31 August 2021

Question ref. S6W-02219

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what information it has regarding the number of NHS employees that were dismissed during Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 in (a) Scotland and (b) the NHS Grampian region."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 31 August 2021

Question ref. S6W-01391

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the UK Government regarding whether the people who received the Novavax vaccine as part of the clinical trial, which includes 400 volunteers from the NHS Grampian area (a) will be given a "fully vaccinated" status and allowed to partake in any greater freedoms that this status may soon…

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 23 August 2021

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