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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

Gordon is a member of 1 committee

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 has 1 parliamentary and government role

Conveners Group

Member

Party Roles

Gordon has 3 party roles

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Business

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Fair Work

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Skills

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Gordon has had 13 previous roles

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

20 August 2020 - 25 August 2020

Economy Energy and Fair Work Committee

Member

25 February 2020 - 20 August 2020

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Member

25 February 2020 - 20 August 2020

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Member

03 September 2019 - 11 August 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Infrastructure

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

18 February 2020 - 11 August 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Business

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

18 February 2020 - 11 August 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Transport

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

29 June 2017 - 25 February 2020

Social Security Committee

Substitute Member

14 June 2016 - 25 February 2020

Conveners Group

Member

06 September 2018 - 25 February 2020

Economy Energy and Fair Work Committee

Convener

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

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 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.

COVID-19 Committee meeting date: 8 January 2021

Decision on Taking Business in Private

Gordon Lindhurst (Lothian) (Con): "I have no interests to declare other than what is in my entry in the register of members’ interests. I have nothing to declare for today’s meeting."

Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee meeting date: 21 December 2020

Scottish Offshore Wind Sector Inquiry

The Convener (Gordon Lindhurst): "Good morning and welcome to the 40th meeting of the Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee in 2020. Apologies have been received from Richard Lyle and Colin Beattie…

Chamber meeting date: 17 December 2020

Secondary School Grades Assessment (West Lothian)

Gordon Lindhurst (Lothian) (Con): "I have been contacted by and on behalf of secondary 6 pupils in West Lothian…

Chamber meeting date: 16 December 2020

Burntisland Fabrications

Gordon Lindhurst (Lothian) (Con): "The cabinet secretary said in her statement: “Despite our efforts, BiFab is now in administration…

Votes

How Gordon Lindhurst has voted in Parliament

Find out how Gordon Lindhurst 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 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.

Question ref. S5O-04844

Asked by: Lindhurst, Gordon, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what provision it has made to ensure that both publicly- and privately-owned public transport continues to operate viably, in light of reduced passenger numbers and changing working patterns following COVID-19."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04780

Asked by: Lindhurst, Gordon, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what further financial support it is considering making available to the arts, culture and tourism sectors as a result of COVID-19."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04640

Asked by: Lindhurst, Gordon, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23 September 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the imposition of more restrictive regulations in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, what discussions the minister for older people has had with the health secretary regarding allowing families contact with older relatives while in care."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04577

Asked by: Lindhurst, Gordon, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 September 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it has reviewed the uses to which the Spaces for People programme has been put since it was established, and whether this includes safety and cost-effectiveness."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04518

Asked by: Lindhurst, Gordon, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 August 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what assistance it is offering to local authorities to respond to COVID-19 outbreaks among young people in school estates."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04401

Asked by: Lindhurst, Gordon, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 June 2020

"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."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-29128

Asked by: Lindhurst, Gordon, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 May 2020

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

Answered by: Ben Macpherson on 2 June 2020

Question ref. S5W-29126

Asked by: Lindhurst, Gordon, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 May 2020

"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."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 28 May 2020

Question ref. S5W-29127

Asked by: Lindhurst, Gordon, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 May 2020

"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."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 27 May 2020

Question ref. S5W-28206

Asked by: Lindhurst, Gordon, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 April 2020

"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…

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 30 April 2020

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