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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.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Dean has 1 parliamentary and government role

Conveners Group

Member

Party Roles

Dean does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Dean has had 11 previous roles

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

17 June 2021 - 22 June 2021

Net Zero Energy and Transport Committee

Member

20 August 2020 - 04 May 2021

Finance and Constitution Committee

Member

20 August 2020 - 04 May 2021

Economy Energy and Fair Work Committee

Substitute Member

20 August 2020 - 04 May 2021

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Member

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

06 September 2018 - 25 February 2020

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Substitute Member

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

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 25 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interest

Gifts

No registrable interest

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).

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.

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

On Saturday 5 February 2022 I attended a rugby match at BT Murrayfield, as a guest of BT Group. The value of the gift amounted to £325 for both the ticket and hospitality. [Registered 10 February 2022]

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.

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee meeting date: 11 May 2022

Energy Price Rises

The Convener: "Our main agenda item today is an evidence session in our inquiry that is looking at the significant increase in energy prices, what is driving it, what impact it is having and what can be done to alleviate the worst impacts…

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee meeting date: 11 May 2022

Decision on Taking Business in Private

The Convener (Dean Lockhart): "Good morning and welcome to the 16th meeting in 2022 of the Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee, which we are conducting in a hybrid format. This meeting is in addition to our usual Tuesday morning meeting…

Chamber meeting date: 10 May 2022

Scottish Government’s International Work

Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "I welcome the opportunity to respond to the committee’s inquiry and begin by agreeing with one of the report’s central recommendations, “that the Scottish Government should prioritise its international engagement through both a thematic and geographic focus.” The report also highlighted increasing trade as being fundamental to the development of…

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee meeting date: 10 May 2022

Energy Price Rises

The Convener: "Our next agenda item is an evidence session in our inquiry into the significant increase in energy prices that we have all witnessed in recent months, what is driving the increase, the impact that it is having and what can be done to alleviate the worst impacts of increasing energy prices. I am pleased to welcome our witnesses from the Office of…

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee meeting date: 10 May 2022

Decision on Taking Business in Private

The Convener (Dean Lockhart): "Good morning, everyone, and welcome to the 15th meeting in 2022 of the Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee. We have received apologies from Natalie Don; Elena Whitham joins us as her substitute. Good morning, Elena…

Votes

How Dean Lockhart has voted in Parliament

Find out how Dean Lockhart has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-04428.2

Supporting Scotland’s Islands on their Journey to Become Carbon Neutral

Submitted by: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, May 16, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Result 52 for, 65 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-04310

Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, May 9, 2022

Supported by: George Adam, Humza Yousaf
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 12, 2022

Result 65 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-04319

Ferry Problems

Submitted by: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, May 9, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey, Meghan Gallacher, Jamie Halcro Johnston
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Result 64 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-04320

Tackling Violent Crime

Submitted by: Jamie Greene, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, May 9, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey, Meghan Gallacher, Sue Webber
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Result 69 for, 29 against, 20 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-04319.1

Ferry Problems

Submitted by: Neil Bibby, West Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Supported by: Rhoda Grant, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Result 53 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

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. S6W-07200

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what the percentage cumulative economic growth in Scotland, in terms of increased total GDP, was for the period from May 2007 to December 2021, and how this compares with the equivalent figure for the UK as a whole."

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 22 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-07199

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what the percentage cumulative economic growth in Scotland, in terms of increased total GDP, was for the period from May 2007 to December 2019, and how this compares with the equivalent figure for the UK as a whole."

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 22 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-07198

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what the percentage cumulative economic growth in Scotland, in terms of increased total GDP, was for the period from May 2007 to May 2016, and how this compares with the equivalent figure for the UK as a whole."

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 22 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-07166

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, in relation to the Green Jobs Workforce Academy, what the annual budget of the Academy is; how many full-time equivalent teachers and lecturers are employed by the Academy; what the entry requirements are for the Academy; what accredited courses are available, and how many full-time students are enrolled in the…

Answered by: Lorna Slater on 21 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-07165

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government when it plans to publish its consultation on the draft regulations proposed in its Heat in Buildings Strategy to require Scotland’s homes to meet a standard of EPC Band C equivalent."

Answered by: Patrick Harvie on 21 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-07163

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how much time it will take to carry out the physical works to retro-fit and decarbonise all buildings in Scotland in order to meet the 2030 targets under its Heat in Buildings Strategy."

Answered by: Patrick Harvie on 21 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-07162

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government when it plans to publish the consultation on its Phase 2 of permitted development rights; when it expects the new regulations will be in place, and what it can do in the meantime to speed up planning permission for supermarkets and other businesses that wish to install EV chargers for the public that are higher than…

Answered by: Tom Arthur on 21 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-07167

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what the location and address is of the main academic campus of the Green Jobs Workforce Academy."

Answered by: Lorna Slater on 21 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-07164

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many renewable heating systems it estimates were installed in homes in each of the last five years, and how many such installations will be required annually over the next eight years to meet the 2030 target under its Heat in Buildings Strategy."

Answered by: Patrick Harvie on 21 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-07161

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government in what respects the Green Jobs Workforce Academy fulfils the dictionary definition of an “Academy” as "an institution for study or training in a special field"."

Answered by: Lorna Slater on 21 March 2022

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