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 09 January 2019 [Draft] : 09 January 2019


Jeremy Balfour

The cabinet secretary proposes to draw down from the Scottish reserve the maximum available sum this financial year. Given that the Scottish Fiscal Commission for...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2019 [Draft] : 09 January 2019


3. Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government what the size is of the Scottish reserve. (S5O-02731)



Social Security Committee 20 December 2018 [Draft] : 20 December 2018


Jeremy Balfour

That is helpful. To be transparent, I note that you and I probably come from politically opposite extremes, although we can co-operate on specific issues. You hav...



Social Security Committee 20 December 2018 [Draft] : 20 December 2018


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

As Pauline McNeill has said, we have worked closely together, particularly on the Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018. I have two questions, to probe a wee bit further. The first is about yo...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I welcome the debate. Looking back over the past 20 or 30 years, I think that the issue of human rights has become much more embedded in Scottish society and our education system. About 10 n...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 December 2018 [Draft] : 12 December 2018


Jeremy Balfour

I remind members that I have a number of close family members who are doctors or training to be doctors.



Meeting of the Parliament 12 December 2018 [Draft] : 12 December 2018


12. Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government, in light of recent figures reportedly showing that the number of doctors in training in Scotland is at a five-year low, how it plans to address general practi...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 November 2018 [Draft] : 29 November 2018


Jeremy Balfour

The member has articulated what he would want to see. If we were to review something, we would have to review it for a purpose. If there was to be a change in the...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 November 2018 [Draft] : 29 November 2018


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I welcome the fact that the Government is holding this debate, which is very important. I also welcome the minister’s willingness to accept the Conservative amend...



Social Security Committee 01 November 2018 : 01 November 2018


Jeremy Balfour

Are you getting back from your local reps any positive reports or comments that members might be making, or is negativity all that you are getting back in those r...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15380.3: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15380.1: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 6, Against: 107 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15380: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 28
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AbstainCarried
S5M-15279.3: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15279.2: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 51, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15279.1: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15279: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15261.1: Recognising the Life Sciences Sector in Scotland (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 09/01/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15243.2: Ultra-low Emission Vehicles (Liam McArthur)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2019
Result - For: 50, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15184.2: Contribution of EU Citizens to Scotland (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 19/12/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-15106: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14670: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14669: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14640: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14641: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14587: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14586: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14541: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14424: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14358: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5W-20871: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20741: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02731: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20448: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02680: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20220: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02496: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19439: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19438: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19437: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/10/2018 Show Full Question >>

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