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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 2 party roles

Party Spokesperson on Constitutional Affairs

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Party Spokesperson on Europe and External Relations

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Dean has had 12 previous roles

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

06 September 2018 - 20 August 2020

Economy Energy and Fair Work Committee

Member

25 February 2020 - 20 August 2020

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Substitute Member

18 February 2020 - 11 August 2020

Party Spokesperson on Infrastructure

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

18 February 2020 - 11 August 2020

Party Spokesperson on Transport

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

18 February 2020 - 11 August 2020

Party Spokesperson on Enterprise

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

06 September 2018 - 25 February 2020

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Substitute Member

19 May 2016 - 18 February 2020

Party Spokesperson on Employment

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

19 May 2016 - 18 February 2020

Party Spokesperson on Economy

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 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 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.

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

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

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.

School Grade Appeals

Dean Lockhart made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 29 October 2020

4. Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government how it plans to recognise school grade appeals made by young people in exceptional circumstances. (S5O-04700)"

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UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Continuity) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Dean Lockhart made 8 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 29 October 2020

Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "Thank you, Presiding Officer. I do not have any pets with me, as far as I can see. I add my thanks to the clerks, conveners and others on the committees overseeing the legislation for all their hard work…

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Pre-Budget Scrutiny 2021-22

Dean Lockhart made 3 Contributions to this discussion

Finance and Constitution Committee - 28 October 2020

Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "Good morning. I would like to ask about the future forecast modelling that the SFC will use for the current financial year and beyond…

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United Kingdom Internal Market Bill

Dean Lockhart made 3 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 07 October 2020

Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "There has been a lot of noise surrounding the UK internal market proposals, but when further restrictions on economic activity have just been announced, surely the priority must be to protect the 550,000 jobs and livelihoods and the 60 per cent of trade that depend on barrier-free access to the UK internal market. That is certainly the view of key…

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Pre-budget Scrutiny 2021-22 and Autumn Budget Revision

Dean Lockhart made 4 Contributions to this discussion

Finance and Constitution Committee - 07 October 2020

Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "John Mason asked about the decline in the number of taxpayers in Scotland…

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Votes

How Dean Lockhart has voted in Parliament

Find out how Dean Lockhart has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-22860.1

Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Result 27 for, 92 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-22860.2

Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers

Submitted by: Jeane Freeman, Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Supported by: Joe FitzPatrick, Clare Haughey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Result 92 for, 27 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-22860

Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers

Submitted by: Monica Lennon, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, September 28, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Result 90 for, 27 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-22845

The Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, September 28, 2020

Supported by: Christina McKelvie
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Result 109 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-22803

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Result 108 for, 6 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Motions made by Dean Lockhart in Parliament

Find out what motions Dean Lockhart has submitted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-21941

Alzheimer Scotland Fife Marks Dementia Awareness Week Scotland

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-22061

Reopen Blair Drummond Safari Park

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-21859

Trossachs Search & Rescue Team Supporting the Vulnerable

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-21858

Home-Start Stirling Helping Local Families

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-21553

University of Stirling Loans Beds to the NHS Louisa Jordan Facility

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

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-31891 - Answered

17 September 2020

Lockhart, Dean: "To ask the Scottish Government, further to the statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Constitution, Europe and External Affairs on 10 September 2020 (Official Report, c…

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S5W-31892 - Answered

17 September 2020

Lockhart, Dean: "To ask the Scottish Government, further to the comment by the Cabinet Secretary for Constitution, Europe and External Affairs on 18 August 2020 (Official Report, c…

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S5O-04624 - Unanswered

16 September 2020

Lockhart, Dean: "To ask the Scottish Government what support it is giving to small community-based football clubs that are facing financial difficulties and closure due to the COVID-19 crisis."

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S5W-31575 - Answered

03 September 2020

Lockhart, Dean: "To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the commitment in its Programme for Government to invest £50 million in the Green Jobs Fund from Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and South of Scotland Enterprise, whether this investment is in addition to (a) funding identified for the Scottish Growth Scheme and (b) the budgets…

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S5W-31572 - Answered

03 September 2020

Lockhart, Dean: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will introduce primary legislation in order to increase the carrier bag minimum charge from 5p to 10p, as set out in its Programme for Government."

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