Jeremy Balfour MSP

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

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I thank Stuart McMillan for bringing this important debate to the Parliament. His motion refers to a previous debate that was held in the chamber back in June, when, I am pleased to report, ...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


Jeremy Balfour (Lothian) (Con)

I attended the same meeting as Joan McAlpine yesterday morning, along with Jackie Baillie. Interpretation is not good enough. We have families who have not seen t...



Social Security Committee 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


Jeremy Balfour

Yes.



Social Security Committee 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


Jeremy Balfour

There are two separate issues, and we have to take care that we do not muddy the waters. We are asking for two different things. First, we are asking for a genera...



Social Security Committee 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


Jeremy Balfour

The letter should invite the secretary of state, and, if she is not available, one of her ministers, to come to the committee. T...



Social Security Committee 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


Jeremy Balfour

This feels a bit like an English higher exam, in which you are given a letter and you have to interpret what it says, and you will be marked on what you come up w...



Social Security Committee 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


Jeremy Balfour

First, I thank the cabinet secretary for the constructive way in which she has communicated with me over the past number of week...



Social Security Committee 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


Jeremy Balfour

I thank the cabinet secretary for these amendments. This issue had, between all of us, fallen through the cracks when the original Social Security (Scotland) Bill was considered. Its inclusi...



Social Security Committee 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


Jeremy Balfour

The debate has been helpful, and I welcome the contributions from members and the cabinet secretary.



Social Security Committee 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


Jeremy Balfour

The issue of non-disclosure of information is clearly sensitive, and the committee has taken evidence on it.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22711.3: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22711.1: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-22711.2: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 6, Against: 109 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22711: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-22708.2: Migration and Care Workers (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 15/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-22708.1: Migration and Care Workers (David Stewart)
Meeting Date: 15/09/2020
Result - For: 85, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22708: Migration and Care Workers (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 15/09/2020
Result - For: 86, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22636.4: Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 09/09/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 55 Abstain: 6
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Motion S5M-22653: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22472: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22333: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22312: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22090: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21874: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21862: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21806: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21769: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21703: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-04567: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31436: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04523: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04475: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30982: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30981: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30248: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30200: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30184: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30183: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/06/2020 Show Full Question >>

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