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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.

25 February 2020 - 20 August 2020

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Substitute Member

06 September 2018 - 20 August 2020

Economy Energy and Fair Work Committee

Member

18 February 2020 - 11 August 2020

Party Spokesperson on Enterprise

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 Infrastructure

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

29 June 2017 - 06 September 2018

Culture Tourism Europe and External Relations Committee

Substitute Member

08 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Economy Jobs and Fair Work Committee

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

MSPs 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.

Chamber meeting date: 14 January 2021

Older People (Loneliness)

8. Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to help alleviate loneliness in older people during the Covid-19 pandemic. (S5O-04904)"

Finance and Constitution Committee meeting date: 13 January 2021

Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body Budget 2021-22

Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "I appreciate that time is tight, so I will keep my questions brief. Good morning, Liam. Thank you for joining us…

Chamber meeting date: 30 December 2020

Trade and Co-operation Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union

Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "Will the First Minister give way?"

Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee meeting date: 30 December 2020

European Union (Future Relationship) Bill

Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "Good morning, cabinet secretary, and thank you for joining us. In recent weeks, you have said that any deal would be better than no deal, and the First Minister has said that no deal would be “catastrophic”…

Chamber meeting date: 23 December 2020

Local Authority Service Changes (Duty to Consult)

Dean Lockhart: "Scottish National Party-led Stirling Council recently made significant changes to waste collection services, which included cuts in bin collections and the introduction of charges…

Votes

How Dean Lockhart has voted in Parliament

Find out how Dean Lockhart has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-23815.2

Trade and Co-operation Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union

Submitted by: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, December 30, 2020

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

Result 30 for, 94 against, 0 abstained, 5 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-23815

Trade and Co-operation Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union

Submitted by: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Supported by: Michael Russell
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Result 92 for, 30 against, 1 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23815.3

Trade and Co-operation Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union

Submitted by: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Supported by: Anas Sarwar
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Result 94 for, 30 against, 0 abstained, 5 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23768

Scottish General Election (Coronavirus) Bill

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, December 21, 2020

Supported by: Jenny Gilruth, Michael Russell
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Result 117 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5 SP Bill 77 Amendment 1

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Result 33 for, 86 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

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.

Question ref. S5W-33931

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the statement by the First Minister on 8 December 2020 (Official Report, c…

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 23 December 2020

Question ref. S5O-04896

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what guidance it provides to local authorities regarding their duty to consult before important changes to services are made."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-33516

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress has been made with the mutual aid arrangement between NHS Forth Valley and NHS Lanarkshire regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, and what impact this arrangement has had on its decisions relating to the COVID-19 Strategic Framework restriction levels for each local authority within the NHS boards' areas."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 16 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33573

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government how many operational readiness meetings it has held in preparation for the UK leaving the EU, and how many times UK Government ministers and officials have been invited to attend."

Answered by: Michael Russell on 10 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33698

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government how much it has received in Barnett consequentials arising from UK Government expenditure on Brexit preparedness, and how much it has allocated to its Brexit preparedness work, broken down by directorate."

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 10 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33513

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what (a) formal and (b) informal discussions and/or meetings it has had during the EU Brexit negotiations with the EU's (i) UK Task Force and/or (ii) chief negotiator, and what issues were discussed."

Answered by: Michael Russell on 4 December 2020

Question ref. S5O-04801

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government when it last met representatives of Stirling Council and what was discussed."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-33144

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government how many Scottish Development International (SDI) offices there are, broken down by location, and how many share premises with or are sited at (a) British embassies or consulates and (b) the offices of UK Government agencies."

Answered by: Ivan McKee on 18 November 2020

Question ref. S5W-33058

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what its total financial investment and contingent liabilities are in relation to BiFab."

Answered by: Fiona Hyslop on 10 November 2020

Question ref. S5O-04700

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 October 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government how it plans to recognise school grade appeals made by young people in exceptional circumstances."

Awaiting answer

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