John Lamont

Conservative MP for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk

@John2Win https://facebook.com/JohnLamontBorders

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John Lamont’s voting in Parliament

John Lamont is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

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Last updated: 12 Oct 2020. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Recent appearances

  • Storm Arwen 1 Dec 2021

    Thousands of my constituents across the Scottish Borders remain without power today after the catastrophic storm at the weekend. I felt the full force of that storm at home in Coldstream on Friday and Saturday. Many old and vulnerable residents have no power and that has been the case for five days. Like others, I pay tribute to the engineers and council workers who have worked so hard to get...
  • Storm Arwen 1 Dec 2021

    Thousands of my constituents across the Scottish Borders remain without power today after the catastrophic storm at the weekend. I felt the full force of that storm at home in Coldstream on Friday and Saturday. Many old and vulnerable residents have no power and that has been the case for five days. Like others, I pay tribute to the engineers and council workers who have worked so hard to get...
  • Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Community Funding: Scottish Borders 29 Nov 2021

    What assessment he has made of the potential effect of the community renewal fund on local communities’ preparedness for the introduction of the UK shared prosperity fund in the Scottish Borders.

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Profile

Conservative MP for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk, Former Conservative MSP for Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 3 May 2007 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on 4 May 2017 — Resigned

Also represented Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire; Roxburgh and Berwickshire

Social Media

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Scotland Office
  • Treasury
  • Department for Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Coronavirus: Scotland
  • Coronavirus: Vaccination
  • Local Growth Deals: Scottish Borders
  • Armed Conflict: Children
  • Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme

Currently held offices

  • Member, Cultural Objects (Protection From Seizure) Bill Committee (since 9 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (since 4 May 2020)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (since 27 Jan 2020)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (since 27 Jan 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Nov 2021.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Ian McVeigh
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 to my central party organisation

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2021)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The Football Association Premier League Ltd
Address of donor: Brunel Building, 57 North Wharf Road, London W2 1HQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Guest at the Brits, with associated hospitality, total value £850

Date received: 11 May 2021

Date accepted: 11 May 2021

Donor status: company, registration 2719699

(Registered 13 May 2021)
8. Miscellaneous
Solicitor (non-practising). (Registered 26 June 2017)
I am a member of the Law Society of England and Wales. (Registered 26 June 2017)
I am a trustee of the St Abbs Lifeboat Trust. (Registered 26 June 2017)
I am a member of the Rail Action Group East of Scotland (RAGES). (Registered 26 June 2017)

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