Jeremy Balfour MSP

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  • Member for: Lothian
  • Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Jeremy is a member of the following Committees:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Social Security Committee 08 October 2020 [Draft] : 08 October 2020


Jeremy Balfour

I will follow on from that question. In the next few weeks or months, there might be an increase in demand because some people have not been able to apply for PIP or disability living allowa...



Social Security Committee 08 October 2020 [Draft] : 08 October 2020


Jeremy Balfour

The only way in which borrowing can increase dramatically is if there is an economic shock in Scotland that is different from that in the rest of the UK. Do you feel that there is such an ec...



Social Security Committee 08 October 2020 [Draft] : 08 October 2020


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I would like to ask the panel about trends in social security expenditure. Do you think that they will be similar across the United Kingdom, or will there be differentials? What impact could...



Social Security Committee 01 October 2020 [Draft] : 01 October 2020


Jeremy Balfour

I am content, deputy convener.



Social Security Committee 01 October 2020 [Draft] : 01 October 2020


Jeremy Balfour

That is helpful. I was interested to read ...



Social Security Committee 01 October 2020 [Draft] : 01 October 2020


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

Keith Brown covered the best start grant quite well, so I will not touch on that. It is interesting to note that Keith Brown was a member of the Cabinet that sign...



Meeting of the Parliament 30 September 2020 [Draft] : 30 September 2020


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

Along with other members, I thank Monica Lennon and the Labour group for bringing the debate to the chamber. There is a consensual feel to the debate, and I would echo many of the remarks fr...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 29 September 2020 [Draft] : 29 September 2020


Jeremy Balfour

I thank Mr Doris—that is probably the most positive comment that he has made in the past four and a half years. [Laughter



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 29 September 2020 [Draft] : 29 September 2020


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

This has been a consensual debate—so much so that even the convener of the committee has not felt the need to intervene.



Social Security Committee 24 September 2020 : 24 September 2020


Jeremy Balfour

[Inaudible.]—and it ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22955.1: United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - UK Legislation (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 07/10/2020
Result - For: 28, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-22955: United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - UK Legislation (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 07/10/2020
Result - For: 90, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22860.2: Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 30/09/2020
Result - For: 92, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22860.1: Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 30/09/2020
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-22860: Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 30/09/2020
Result - For: 90, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22845: The Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2020
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22780.3: Prioritising Education Over Independence (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-23002: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/10/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23005: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/10/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22986: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/10/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22770.2: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22653: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22472: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22333: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22312: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22090: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21874: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-32349: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/10/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04567: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31436: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04523: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04475: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30982: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30981: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30248: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30200: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30184: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/06/2020 Show Full Question >>

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