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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Meeting of the Parliament 11 September 2019 [Draft] : 11 September 2019


Jeremy Balfour

The Supreme Court ruled that the Scottish National Party’s previous bill was largely incompetent. The independent judiciary, which all in the chamber support, dec...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 September 2019 [Draft] : 11 September 2019


7. Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government what advice it has received on the effect that the legal date of the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union will have on its continuity bill. (S5O-03513...



Social Security Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Jeremy Balfour

Yes. My understanding is that it depends on what your disability is and how it affects you.



Social Security Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Jeremy Balfour

I think that employment support has different criteria.



Social Security Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Jeremy Balfour

They are different. There are things that I would be entitled to under DLA that I would not be entitled to under—



Social Security Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Jeremy Balfour

One of the provisions that we put in the Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018 was on the right to independent advice. There was cross-party agreement on that. Is i...



Social Security Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Jeremy Balfour

I want to go back to what many of you said about people just not knowing about the benefits, whether they are in work or not. We talk a lot about social media and...



Social Security Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

Is take-up less than 100 per cent because people are not aware of benefits, because they find the process too difficult to be worth doing, or because there is still a stigma about benefits i...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 September 2019 : 05 September 2019


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I was recently contacted by a constituent whose teenage daughter has been left waiting by NHS Lothian for over 35 weeks for chil...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 September 2019 [Draft] : 04 September 2019


Jeremy Balfour

I said, “these payments”.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-18778.1: Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2019
Result - For: 34, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-18778: Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 5 Abstain: 29
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AbstainCarried
S5M-18767.1: The Impact of the UK Government's Planned Immigration Policy and Mobility Restrictions on Scotland's University and Scientific Research Sectors (Oliver Mundell)
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-18767: The Impact of the UK Government's Planned Immigration Policy and Mobility Restrictions on Scotland's University and Scientific Research Sectors (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 1 Abstain: 29
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AbstainCarried
SPCB election
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-18695.1: Avoiding a No-deal Exit from the EU (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 05/09/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-18695: Avoiding a No-deal Exit from the EU (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/09/2019
Result - For: 87, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-17945: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 26/06/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4A
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 26, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4B
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated

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Motion S5M-18858: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18760: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18258: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17813: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17798: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17736: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17397: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17298: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17045: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16877: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-25274: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03552: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03513: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25082: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25081: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25080: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25079: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25078: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25077: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25076: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/09/2019 Show Full Question >>

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