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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: 27 January 2022

Budget (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "I am a member of the Finance and Public Administration Committee, which has been hearing evidence over a number of weeks from a variety of groups…

Finance and Public Administration Committee meeting date: 25 January 2022

Implementation Plan Progress and Updated Complaints Procedure

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "I want to talk a little more about the timings of complaints. It is clear from the procedure that, if a complaint is made within six months of an incident, it will be investigated…

Chamber meeting date: 19 January 2022

Minor Injury Units (Reopening)

2. Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government when it will release its plans for the reopening of minor injury units. (S6O-00627)"

Chamber meeting date: 19 January 2022

Local Government Funding

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "Can the minister give us a comparison with the budget two years ago, given that last year, of course, we had a huge increase because of Covid spend?"

Chamber meeting date: 13 January 2022

Airports (Support)

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "At the House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee this week, we heard that 400 jobs had been lost at Aberdeen airport since the start of the pandemic…

Votes

How Douglas Lumsden has voted in Parliament

Find out how Douglas Lumsden has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02949

Budget (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Supported by: Tom Arthur, Richard Lochhead, Ivan McKee, Lorna Slater
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, January 27, 2022

Result 69 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02949.2

Budget (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Daniel Johnson, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Supported by: Jackie Baillie, Pam Duncan-Glancy, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, January 27, 2022

Result 25 for, 98 against, 0 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02949.1

Budget (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, January 27, 2022

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

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02895

Transvaginal Mesh Removal (Cost Reimbursement) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Thursday, January 20, 2022

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Result 120 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 3 Amendment 2

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Result 49 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 13 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-04905

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

"To ask the Scottish Government what proportion of the Mental Health Transformation Fund has been allocated to each NHS board in each year since 2018."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 23 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04906

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

"To ask the Scottish Government (a) how many and (b) what percentage of people in the NHS Grampian area who were referred for cancer treatment in (a) 2020 and (b) 2021 started treatment within the 62-day target."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 23 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04903

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

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the NHS spending proposals in the Budget (Scotland) (No…

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 20 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04904

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

"To ask the Scottish Government how much each NHS board has spent on mental health services in each year since 2018."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 20 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04907

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

"To ask the Scottish Government how many people convicted of homicide have received as their main penalty a (a) Sheriff Court fine, (b) Justice of the Peace Court fine, (c) fiscal fine, (d) fiscal compensation order, (e) fiscal combined offer and (f) police antisocial behaviour penalty, in each year since 2018."

Answered by: Keith Brown on 20 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04375

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government which local authorities categorise military compensation as income in relation to applications for benefits for (a) housing and (b) council tax reduction."

Answered by: Shona Robison on 2 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04371

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it has the power to exempt military compensation as normal income from benefits that are primarily “passported” from reserved benefits."

Answered by: Ben Macpherson on 1 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04370

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, in relation to applications to Social Security Scotland for means-tested devolved benefits, whether military compensation is exempt from being categorised as income, and if this is not the case, under what circumstances could military compensation be categorised as income."

Answered by: Ben Macpherson on 1 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04372

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it has the power to compensate veterans who are in receipt of benefits and who are being financially disadvantaged as a result of receiving military compensation, by topping up their benefits or providing a discretionary payment."

Answered by: Ben Macpherson on 1 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04373

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many veterans in Scotland are in receipt of Universal Credit."

Answered by: Ben Macpherson on 30 November 2021

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