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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 local office

80 Rosemount Place
Aberdeen
AB25 2XN

Committees

Cross-party groups

Douglas is a member of 6 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Armed Forces and Veterans Community

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Beer and Pubs

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Deafness

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on End of Life Choices

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Rugby Development in Scotland

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Towns and Town Centres

Member

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: 29 September 2022

Arjowiggins Paper Mill

5. Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "To ask the First Minister what support the Scottish Government will make available to the reported 372 members of staff affected by the Arjowiggins paper mill at Stoneywood in Aberdeen entering administration. (S6F-01395)"

Chamber meeting date: 28 September 2022

Covid-19 Recovery (Budget)

3. Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government what it anticipates the impact will be on its Covid recovery strategy of the reduction to the Covid recovery budget announced on 7 September as part of the emergency budget review. (S6O-01382)"

Chamber meeting date: 28 September 2022

National Planning Framework 4 (North-East Scotland)

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "Last month, the Bon Accord centre in Aberdeen plunged into administration, sparking concerns about its future. Business rates are killing our high streets, so how will NPF4 not so much attract new investment, but allow us to keep what we have?"

Chamber meeting date: 27 September 2022

Fiscal Statement (Response)

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "The cabinet secretary said that he would reflect carefully on UK Government tax cuts following the announcements in the mini budget last week. However, today, he seems to have already ruled that out…

Chamber meeting date: 27 September 2022

Scotland’s Population

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "I am reflecting on the cabinet secretary’s point that population decline in Scotland is far greater than that in the rest of the UK. Does he have any idea why that may be…

Votes

How Douglas Lumsden has voted in Parliament

Find out how Douglas Lumsden has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 18 Amendment 92

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Result 28 for, 85 against, 0 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 18 Amendment 83

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Result 21 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 18 Amendment 81

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Result 48 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 18 Amendment 80

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Result 50 for, 63 against, 0 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 18 Amendment 78

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Result 27 for, 86 against, 0 abstained, 16 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-11215

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how much it has spent on safety improvements at the A90 Toll of Birness junction since 1 April 2017."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-11217

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many people have been killed in road accidents on the A90 between Dundee and Stonehaven in each quarter since 1 April 2017."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-11216

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many (a) injury and (b) non-injury road accidents on the A90 have been reported in each quarter since 1 April 2017 between Ellon and (i) Peterhead and (ii) Fraserburgh."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-11214

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how much it has spent on safety improvements on the A90 between Ellon and (a) Peterhead and (b) Fraserburgh since 1 April 2017."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09846

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 August 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how much businesses in (a) Aberdeen City and (b) Aberdeenshire have saved on non-domestic rates as a result of transitional relief in each year since 2015."

Answered by: John Swinney on 10 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-09848

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide a breakdown of non-domestic rates receipts for each of the last five years, broken down by local authority."

Answered by: John Swinney on 10 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-09850

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding for non-domestic rates relief it has (a) budgeted and (b) allocated to date, in 2022/23."

Answered by: John Swinney on 10 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-09843

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it has estimated how many retail, hospitality and leisure premises are entitled to 50% relief on non-domestic rates for the first three months of 2022-23."

Answered by: John Swinney on 10 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-09847

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many premises in (a) Aberdeen City and (b) Aberdeenshire currently receive relief through the Small Business Bonus scheme and, of those, how many are receiving the 100% relief rate."

Answered by: John Swinney on 10 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-09844

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many premises currently receive Business Growth Accelerator relief on non-domestic rates."

Answered by: John Swinney on 10 August 2022

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