Jeremy Balfour MSP

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

Jeremy is a member of the following Committees:

Jeremy is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Social Security Committee 19 March 2020 [Draft] : 19 March 2020


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I appreciate that everyone is busy, but it is important to record how grateful I am for the work that you have done on funeral expenses, cabinet secretary. I have...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2020 [Draft] : 19 March 2020


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I will follow on from Alex Cole-Hamilton’s question. I appreciate that the matter cannot be dealt with from Edinburgh, but with the schools closing from tomorrow ...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2020 [Draft] : 19 March 2020


Jeremy Balfour

I thank the minister for her very full answer. My next question will be slightly broader than I had intended it to be. Given the change in circumstances that the First Minister announced yes...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2020 [Draft] : 19 March 2020


2. Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government what action NHS Lothian is taking to recruit additional clinical staff, in light of recent ISD Scotland figures suggesting that one in three young people in th...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 12 March 2020 [Draft] : 12 March 2020


Jeremy Balfour

I am not an expert in that area, so I am not able to answer the question, but I think that we have gone a long way as a country on that.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 12 March 2020 [Draft] : 12 March 2020


Jeremy Balfour

I thank the minister for his remarks, which are helpful and deal with some of the issues that have been raised by my amendments.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 12 March 2020 [Draft] : 12 March 2020


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

It is a basic aspiration of all voters to be able to vote independently and in secret. That not only affords appropriate respect and equality of treatment to each voter but preserves a funda...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2020 : 12 March 2020


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

Although assistance for business is very welcome, has the Scottish Government considered how to support the third sector during this period? As the cabinet secret...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2020 : 12 March 2020


Jeremy Balfour

The two-day closure of the Queensferry crossing had a massive economic impact on Lothian, Fife and the rest of Scotland. Despite warnings, the cabinet secretary previously said that the risk...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2020 : 12 March 2020


3. Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the impact of the recent two-day closure of the Queensferry crossing. (S5O-04254)

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-21279: Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill (Christina McKelvie)
Meeting Date: 19/03/2020
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21177.3: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Maree Todd)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-21177.1: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Mary Fee)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21177: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21170: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2020 [draft] (Ben Macpherson)
Meeting Date: 10/03/2020
Result - For: 88, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21174: Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 10/03/2020
Result - For: 110, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21113: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/03/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-21090: Scottish Rate Resolution (Ben Macpherson)
Meeting Date: 04/03/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 50 Abstain: 5
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-21013.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 27/02/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-21013: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 27/02/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 54 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried

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Motion S5M-21268: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20816: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20817: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20773: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20654: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20656: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20655: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20657: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20572: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20555: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-28021: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28020: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28019: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28018: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04335: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27929: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04295: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27754: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27753: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04254: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/03/2020 Show Full Question >>

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