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 12 March 2019 [Draft] : 12 March 2019


Jeremy Balfour

I am grateful to the minister for that. Does he agree that we also need to do more here at the Scottish Parliament to encourage people who have disabilities to co...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2019 [Draft] : 12 March 2019


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I, too, thank the minister for bringing this important debate to the chamber today. I will touch on some of the actions in the d...



Social Security Committee 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


Jeremy Balfour

The point that I want to make is a larger one that goes beyond this issue, too. What thinking is being done at a higher level on the mitigation policy in general,...



Social Security Committee 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


Jeremy Balfour

I want the letter to the Scottish Government to be slightly broader. I accept the point that the convener has made a number of times: there is a financial cost when the Scottish Government m...



Social Security Committee 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


Jeremy Balfour

I am happy with that.



Social Security Committee 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


Jeremy Balfour

We are not here next week.



Social Security Committee 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


Jeremy Balfour

I did not hear what it is suggested that Age Scotland said—although I might just not have picked it up. I asked a very specific question on the issue. Adam Stachu...



Social Security Committee 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


Jeremy Balfour

Can I comment, convener?



Social Security Committee 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


Jeremy Balfour

The questions that Shona Robison asks around the impact of the changes and the questions that you ask around sanctions and universal credit are legitimate ones to...



Social Security Committee 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


Jeremy Balfour

What I want to say is more a comment than a question. If we are having an open session after this, I will hold my contribution back until then.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-16312.2: Building on Scotland’s Strengths in Technology and Engineering to Become Europe’s Leading Space Nation (Edward Mountain)
Meeting Date: 14/03/2019
Result - For: 79, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16312.1: Building on Scotland’s Strengths in Technology and Engineering to Become Europe’s Leading Space Nation (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 14/03/2019
Result - For: 19, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16312: Building on Scotland’s Strengths in Technology and Engineering to Become Europe’s Leading Space Nation (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 14/03/2019
Result - For: 79, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16267.1: Year of Young People 2018: A Celebration, a Chance and a Change (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/03/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16292: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 13/03/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16257.3: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Jamie Halcro Johnston)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 31, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16257.1: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16257.2: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16257: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16170: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2019 [draft] (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2019
Result - For: 58, Against: 21 Abstain: 27
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Motion S5M-16354: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16236: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16199: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16198: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16200: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15997: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15825: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15828: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15826: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15827: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5O-03035: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03009: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21761: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21760: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21759: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02923: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02860: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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