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 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Jeremy Balfour

One of the reasons given in the business case for the difference in costs is that

Social Security Committee 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Jeremy Balfour

The sooner that the committee knows the timescale and what the regulations are, the better we can scrutinise that benefit, particularly on the financial side. It ...



Social Security Committee 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Jeremy Balfour

That is very helpful.



Social Security Committee 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

Good morning, cabinet secretary. I want to ask about disability assistance for working-age people. You have said this morning that you hoped to have the benefit u...



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


Jeremy Balfour

I am grateful to the cabinet secretary for confirming the date. There are certainly a lot of rumours going around the city that that will not happen, so I hope th...



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


Jeremy Balfour

I genuinely did not quite follow the minister’s point. My point is that we are responsible for Scotland and that we would, perhaps, be in a much better place if t...



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


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I remind members that I have a number of close family members who are doctors and nurses in NHS Scotland.



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


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

Like other members, I have had a number of constituents contact me about the issue. As the minister will be aware, in other jurisdictions across the world there i...



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


Jeremy Balfour

I am sure that we can all agree on the importance of securing Scotland’s shipbuilding industry. However, does the minister also agree that the disastrous mismanag...



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


5. Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the Competition and Markets Authority’s analysis of its handling of ferry contracts and the potential effect that has on future procure...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20882.3: Standing up for NHS Staff and Patients (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2020
Result - For: 59, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20882.1: Standing up for NHS Staff and Patients (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2020
Result - For: 120, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20882: Standing up for NHS Staff and Patients (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2020
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20716.4: No Case for Tax Increases or Further Cuts to Public Spending (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/02/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 57 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-20716: No Case for Tax Increases or Further Cuts to Public Spending (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 05/02/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 38 Abstain: 20
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AgainstCarried
S5M-20705: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/02/2020
Result - For: 78, Against: 32 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 32
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 87, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 88, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 34
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 88, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 104, Against: 8 Abstain: 0
ForCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-20470: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-04125: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04074: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04030: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03987: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03885: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03811: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26356: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26355: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26354: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26260: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2019 Show Full Question >>

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