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 17 January 2019 [Draft] : 17 January 2019


Jeremy Balfour

That is encouraging. My second question is...



Social Security Committee 17 January 2019 [Draft] : 17 January 2019


Jeremy Balfour

I have a brief supplementary question on that. I presume that, as a cabinet secretary in the Scottish Government, you are still committed to having all the benefi...



Social Security Committee 17 January 2019 [Draft] : 17 January 2019


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I have two brief questions, cabinet secretary. First, you helpfully said that it is a demand-led service and that those who come forward and who are entitled to b...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 January 2019 : 17 January 2019


Jeremy Balfour

We should absolutely look at that, particularly in communities that banks are leaving. Across the chamber, we have all faced closures of bigger banks in our commu...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 January 2019 : 17 January 2019


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I thank the Government for bringing forward this debate. It is a pleasure to follow two Lothian region MSPs; it shows the quality of Lothian that we have three speakers in a row. ...



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...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15390.3: Scotland’s Future Economy (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15390.1: Scotland’s Future Economy (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15390: Scotland’s Future Economy (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
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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Motion S5M-15479: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15478: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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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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