Jeremy Balfour

Conservative MSP for Lothian

@JBalfourMSP

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  • Scottish Parliament: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 7 Feb 2019

    I do not have the pleasure of being a member of the Justice Committee, which is the committee that has done all the hard work on the Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill, so, when I read the stage 1 report, I did so with fresh eyes. I was very interested to read about what was proposed and the evidence that had been taken. I congratulate the convener and her committee on a very full report...
  • Scottish Parliament: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 7 Feb 2019

    I accept that a private company does the monitoring on behalf of the state, but my point is that it is not done in real time. Given that the way in which technology works is constantly changing, I ask the Scottish Government to look at the issue again to find out whether monitoring could be done in real time. Victims—vulnerable victims, in particular—would be much happier knowing that, if...
  • Scottish Parliament: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 7 Feb 2019

    I would like to make some progress. I might come back to Mr Johnson. As someone who is not heavily involved in this area, I was surprised to discover, when I read the report, that the Government had not changed its position with regard to the cutting off of a tag. I think that the overwhelming majority of the public would expect the cutting off of a tag to be an automatic offence. The cabinet...

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Conservative MSP for Lothian

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 7 May 2016 — Election

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