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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Gordon Lindhurst

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for Lothian (Region) 2016 - present day

About Gordon Lindhurst

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5947
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Gordon is a member of 8 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Armed Forces and Veterans Community

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Fair Trade

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Freedom of Religion or Belief

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Germany

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Independent Convenience Stores

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Music

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Towns and Town Centres

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Volunteering

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Gordon does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Gordon has 3 party roles

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Business

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Infrastructure

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Transport

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Gordon has had 7 previous roles

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

06 September 2018 - 25 February 2020

Economy Energy and Fair Work Committee

Convener

29 June 2017 - 25 February 2020

Social Security Committee

Substitute Member

14 June 2016 - 25 February 2020

Conveners Group

Member

26 May 2016 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Justice

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

14 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Economy Jobs and Fair Work Committee

Convener

08 June 2016 - 29 June 2017

Social Security Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 14 June 2016

Economy Jobs and Fair Work Committee

Member

Register of interests

Gordon'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 Gordon Lindhurst. The date of their initial statement was 09 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I am a non-practising member of the Faculty of Advocates (Parliament House, Edinburgh EH1 1RF) and am also qualified as an English barrister. I anticipate gross fee income from any legal publishing, lecturing and outstanding payments of fees for work to be in the range of £0 - £5,000 in the 2020-21 tax year. I expect to spend no more than 1/2 day per month on these roles. [Amended interest 26 July 2017, Amended interest 28 August 2018, Amended interest 23 October 2018, Amended interest 10 March 2020]

Gifts

No registrable interests.

Overseas visits

No registrable interests.

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests.

Heritable property

I own a flat and garages in West Lothian with a market value of between £100,001 and £150,000. The property yields a gross annual income of between £0 and £5,000. [Amended interest 28 August 2018]

I own a flat and garage in Edinburgh with a market value of between £400,000 and £500,000. The property yields a gross annual income of between £15,001 and £20,000.

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 18 December 2019]

Interest in shares

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 30 November 2017]

Voluntary

No registrable interests

Recent Activity

What was said

What Gordon Lindhurst 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.

Tourism (Covid-19 Impact)

Gordon Lindhurst made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee - 25 June 2020

Gordon Lindhurst (Lothian) (Con): "Cabinet secretary, you were asked about coach operators. As you will be aware, some operators in Scotland work to a variety of contracts, such as coach operations for tourism businesses as well as bus services for local schools…

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Negotiation of the Future Relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom Government

Gordon Lindhurst made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee - 25 June 2020

Gordon Lindhurst: "In the current pandemic, we have seen how important many key workers are in areas such as the national health service; some of them are not currently paid at levels that many might think appropriate to the importance of the work that they do…

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Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Gordon Lindhurst made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 24 June 2020

Gordon Lindhurst (Lothian) (Con): "The bill would appear to significantly increase the workload for the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service—or at least it has the potential to do so—in dealing with devolved social security…

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Negotiation of the Future Relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom Government

Gordon Lindhurst made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee - 18 June 2020

Gordon Lindhurst (Lothian) (Con): "I want to ask about the discussions on a possible extension. What proposals were put on the table by the Scottish Government with regard to financial provision in the event of an extension being sought or entered into?"

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Justice Sector Response, Recovery and Renewal

Gordon Lindhurst made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 17 June 2020

Gordon Lindhurst (Lothian) (Con): "The cabinet secretary will recall that I asked him on 21 April, which is almost two months ago, about the number of jury trials that could proceed…

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Written questions

Written questions Gordon Lindhurst 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.

S5O-04401 - Unanswered

03 June 2020

Lindhurst, Gordon: "To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on whether a transport company it owns should pressure a witness to withdraw evidence given before a parliamentary committee."

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S5W-29128 - Answered

18 May 2020

Lindhurst, Gordon: "To ask the Scottish Government what progress is being made on digitising the land register that is held by the Registers of Scotland."

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S5W-29126 - Answered

18 May 2020

Lindhurst, Gordon: "To ask the Scottish Government what progress it is making on developing a safe operating protocol that would allow the recommencement of the property transaction process, in light of the resumption of this in England."

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S5W-29127 - Answered

18 May 2020

Lindhurst, Gordon: "To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to proposals to allow for the clearing of a backlog of home reports required to support housing transactions in progress."

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S5W-28206 - Answered

02 April 2020

Lindhurst, Gordon: "To ask the Scottish Government, in light of concerns regarding restrictions on freedom of movement and the policing of this, including for those visiting vulnerable people who may require support, care or assistance due to issues such as mental health, what account Police Scotland is taking of such issues, and what guidance it has given to Police…

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