Jeremy Balfour MSP

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

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2019 [Draft] : 21 November 2019


Jeremy Balfour

Again, I think that we are undermining Lord Hall and the BBC with regard to the open negotiations that took place and were signed up to and agreed.



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2019 [Draft] : 21 November 2019


Jeremy Balfour

You are too kind, Presiding Officer.



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2019 [Draft] : 21 November 2019


Jeremy Balfour

May I just develop this point to an end? For us as politicians to second-guess why the BBC made that decision and what pressure it was put under is to miss the bi...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2019 [Draft] : 21 November 2019


Jeremy Balfour

That is an interesting point, which I will come back to it in closing in a few moments. We need to look at why people are not taking up benefits, but I am not sur...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2019 [Draft] : 21 November 2019


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I agree with the many members who have said that this is an important debate. Although different people will vote different ways, there has been quite a lot of consensus among all parties in...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2019 [Draft] : 21 November 2019


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

Does the cabinet secretary agree that when that agreement was made between the BBC and the Government, the BBC accepted it without complaint?



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2019 [Draft] : 21 November 2019


Jeremy Balfour

I give credit to the programme team for the consultations that it has had with me. Does Andy Wightman agree that the policy should be to have an entrance available for disabled people who ca...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2019 [Draft] : 21 November 2019


6. Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body what provisions have been made for disabled people who are unable to use the fingerprint scanners that have been installed as part of the two...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 November 2019 [Draft] : 20 November 2019


Jeremy Balfour

I am sorry—I do not have time. Some members say, “Let’s have all the powers.” We have powers at the moment regarding PIP, but we are simply asking the DWP to cont...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 November 2019 [Draft] : 20 November 2019


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I have found this afternoon’s short debate slightly disappointing. I was surprised initially that this subject was brought forward; it shows a lack of imagination...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-19851.1: Implications of the Imposition of US Tariffs on Scottish Products (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2019
Result - For: 16, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-19851.2: Implications of the Imposition of US Tariffs on Scottish Products (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2019
Result - For: 16, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-19851: Implications of the Imposition of US Tariffs on Scottish Products (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2019
Result - For: 74, Against: 16 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-19822.3: Artificial Intelligence and Data Driven Technologies: Opportunities for the Scottish Economy and Society (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 13/11/2019
Result - For: 66, Against: 22 Abstain: 5
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AgainstCarried
S5M-19822.1: Artificial Intelligence and Data Driven Technologies: Opportunities for the Scottish Economy and Society (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 13/11/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19743: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-19539: Referendums (Scotland) Bill: Financial Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-19715.3: The Resilience of Scotland's Ferry Network (Paul Wheelhouse)
Meeting Date: 06/11/2019
Result - For: 64, Against: 46 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-19715.2: The Resilience of Scotland's Ferry Network (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 06/11/2019
Result - For: 19, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19715: The Resilience of Scotland's Ferry Network (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 06/11/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 46 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried

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Motion S5M-20009: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19997: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19887: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19888: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19857: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19577.1: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19306: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19189: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18992: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18893: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5O-03811: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26355: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26356: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26354: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26260: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03762: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26015: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26014: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03652: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03613: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2019 Show Full Question >>

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