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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Dean Lockhart

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife (Region) 2016 - present day

About Dean Lockhart

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5993
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

Canmore House
31 Canmore Street
Dunfermline
KY12 7NU

Phone: 01383 720 530
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Dean is a member of 4 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on China

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Japan

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Social Enterprise

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on USA

Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Dean does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Dean has 3 party roles

Party Spokesperson on Enterprise

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Party Spokesperson on Infrastructure

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Party Spokesperson on Transport

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Dean has had 7 previous roles

Previous roles in cross-party groups are not included in this list.

06 September 2018 - 25 February 2020

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Substitute Member

19 May 2016 - 18 February 2020

Party Spokesperson on Economy

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

19 May 2016 - 18 February 2020

Party Spokesperson on Employment

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

08 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Economy Jobs and Fair Work Committee

Member

29 June 2017 - 06 September 2018

Culture Tourism Europe and External Relations Committee

Substitute Member

28 June 2016 - 29 June 2017

Social Security Committee

Substitute Member

03 November 2016 - 18 January 2017

Finance and Constitution Committee

Member

Register of interests

Dean's register of interests

MSP's must provide details of their financial interests in the Register of Interests. They make an initial statement on becoming or being returned as an MSP. This is then updated with any changes they provide.

Here is the register for Dean Lockhart. The date of their initial statement was 09 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I was a partner of Linklaters, Singapore (of 1 George St, Singapore 049145), a law firm, until April 2016. I ceased to be a partner of Linklaters, Singapore as of 30 April 2016 and I do not plan to undertake this role or any other outside role while serving as an MSP. [Amended interest 13 November 2019]

Gifts

On Saturday 11 November 2017 I attended a rugby match at BT Murrayfield, as a guest of BT Group Plc (a telecommunications company of BT Centre, 81 Newgate Street, London, EC1A 7AJ). The value of the gift amounted to £375 for both the ticket and hospitality. [Registered 20 December 2017]

On Saturday 11 November 2017 I attended a rugby match at BT Murrayfield, as a guest of BT Group Plc (a telecommunications company of BT Centre, 81 Newgate Street, London, EC1A 7AJ). The value of the gift amounted to £375 for both the ticket and hospitality. [Registered 20 December 2017]

Overseas visits

From 31 July to 5 August 2016 I was part of a fact finding political delegation to Israel and the West Bank for Scottish Conservative MSPs. The costs of the visit amounted to £2,000 and were met by Conservative Friends of Israel (of CFI Ltd, PO Box 72288, London, SW1P 9LB) [Registered 11 August 2016]

Controlled transactions

No registrable interest

Heritable property

I owned a flat in Edinburgh with a market value of between £500,001 and £600,000. The property yielded a gross annual income of between £5,001 and £10,000. I no longer own the property.

I own a cottage in South Lanarkshire with a market value of between £50,001 and £100,000. The property does not yield any rental income and is currently on the market.

I own a cottage in South Lanarkshire with a market value of between £50,001 and £100,000. The property does not yield any rental income and is currently on the market.

I own a cottage in South Lanarkshire with a market value of between £50,001 and £100,000. The property does not yield any rental income and is currently on the market.

Interest in shares

I own ordinary shares in Font Energy, an energy metering company for the energy sector. The shares represent approximately 4% of the total issued share capital with an estimated market value of £100,000. This company is based in England and has no business interests in Scotland, nor does it have any intention of operating within Scotland.

Voluntary

I have individual shareholdings in various companies which together are worth under £20,000.

I am a member of the Law society of England and Wales.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Dean Lockhart has said in Parliament

These are the official transcripts of what was said by this MSP in the chamber and at committee meetings. You'll find the topic discussed and how many times this MSP has contributed to the discussion.

Older People (Covid-19 Support and Guidance)

Dean Lockhart made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 25 June 2020

2. Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government what support and guidance it is providing to older people during the Covid-19 outbreak. (S5O-04453)"

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Economic Recovery (Collaboration)

Dean Lockhart made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 24 June 2020

Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "One of the key findings of the advisory group on economic recovery—led by Benny Higgins—was that there needs to be much more communication and collaboration between the Scottish Government and key stakeholders in the economy…

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Economic Recovery

Dean Lockhart made 4 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 23 June 2020

Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "I start by adding my thanks to Benny Higgins and his colleagues for their valuable report and constructive recommendations. However, I cannot help but reflect that this is a missed opportunity…

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Heat Networks (Scotland) Bill

Dean Lockhart made 6 Contributions to this discussion

Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee - 23 June 2020

Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "I would like to ask the panel about what projections are available for the heat networks in Scotland for meeting heat demand. There are some estimates that heat networks might supply 6 to 7 per cent of heat by 2025…

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Registers of Scotland

Dean Lockhart made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee - 16 June 2020

Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "I want to return to the question of the impact of the change in classification, the move to an annual budget and the removal of access to the reserve. What longer-term investment plans might be affected by the change in classification…

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Written questions

Written questions Dean Lockhart has submitted in Parliament

These are the questions that this MSP has asked the Scottish Government about its work. It also includes any answer to these questions.

S5W-29870 - Answered

12 June 2020

Lockhart, Dean: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will consider reducing the social distancing guidance from 2m to 1m in special circumstances in order to increase capacity on (a) ferries, (b) buses, (c) trains and (d) other transport networks."

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S5W-29872 - Answered

12 June 2020

Lockhart, Dean: "To ask the Scottish Government when it will bring forward guidelines for ferry companies seeking to balance the demands of social distancing, connectivity for local businesses and the restart of the tourism industry from 15 July 2020."

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S5W-29871 - Answered

12 June 2020

Lockhart, Dean: "To ask the Scottish Government when low emission zones are scheduled to be introduced, and what consideration it is giving to their postponement in order to support the transport industry’s recovery after the COVID-19 outbreak."

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S5W-29875 - Answered

12 June 2020

Lockhart, Dean: "To ask the Scottish Government what assistance it is giving to (a) train and (b) bus operators in relation to the procurement of PPE."

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S5W-30181 - Unanswered

23 June 2020

Lockhart, Dean: "To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-18837 by Derek Mackay on 26 September 2018, whether it will provide an update on the repayment of its loan to Burntisland Fabrications (Bi-Fab)."

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