Gordon Lindhurst

Conservative MSP for Lothian


Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill 3 Oct 2019

    In “Memory Hold-the-Door”, John Buchan, the Scottish politician, lawyer and novelist, recorded some of his personal recollections of people whom he had known, such as Lord Milner, whom he described as being the last man suitable for a particular task. I quote Buchan: “He detested lies, and diplomacy demands something less than the plain truth.” One wonders what Lord Milner would have...
  • Scottish Parliament: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill 3 Oct 2019

    Like others, I have very little time to speak, so I cannot take an intervention. I do not wish to aggravate the Presiding Officer’s toothache further. Supporters of the bill have always said that its purpose was not to criminalise parents or to increase prosecutions but to bring us into line with other countries. However, the bill does none of those things. That is why I presented...
  • Scottish Parliament: “Thematic Inspection of the Scottish Police Authority” (Response) 1 Oct 2019

    A recurring theme that has been identified is the limited ability of the SPA board to recognise issues of public interest and to hold Police Scotland to account when it comes to community policing. How will the Scottish Government increase the effectiveness of the SPA board to recognise those issues of community policing, and how will it move the issue forward?

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Conservative MSP for Lothian

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 7 May 2016 — Election

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