Jeremy Balfour

Conservative MSP for Lothian


Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Homelessness 29 Nov 2018

    I welcome the fact that the Government is holding this debate, which is very important. I also welcome the minister’s willingness to accept the Conservative amendment in my colleague’s name. I should declare that I am a director of a homeless charity in Edinburgh. There is a real problem. Kezia Dugdale hit the nail on the head in her comments on short-term lets and B and Bs, particularly...
  • Scottish Parliament: Homelessness 29 Nov 2018

    The member has articulated what he would want to see. If we were to review something, we would have to review it for a purpose. If there was to be a change in the law, the only purpose that I can see is to prevent people bringing forward property for rent in Edinburgh, in particular, but also in other parts of Scotland. That would mean that there would be less and less rented accommodation...
  • Scottish Parliament: Vulnerable Older People (Protection from Bogus Callers and Rogue Traders) 31 Oct 2018

    8. To ask the Scottish Government what measures are in place to protect vulnerable older people from bogus callers and rogue traders. (S5O-02496)

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Conservative MSP for Lothian

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 7 May 2016 — Election

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