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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Douglas Lumsden

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for North East Scotland (Region) 2021 - present day

About Douglas Lumsden

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5967
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

80 Rosemount Place
Aberdeen
AB25 2XN

Committees

Cross-party groups

Douglas is a member of 6 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 Beer and Pubs

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Deafness

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on End of Life Choices

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Rugby Development in Scotland

Convener

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

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Douglas does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Douglas has 3 party roles

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Community Wealth

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Planning

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Public Finance

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Douglas does not have any previous roles

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

Register of interests

Douglas'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.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Douglas Lumsden 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: 6 December 2022

COP27 Outcomes

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "Does the minister think that cutting the budget for Marine Scotland will help us to meet our climate targets?"

Chamber meeting date: 23 November 2022

Covid Recovery Strategy (Impact of Inflation)

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "Is that causing inflation?"

Chamber meeting date: 23 November 2022

Covid-19 Inquiry

2. Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government when it expects the Scottish Covid-19 inquiry to conclude. (S6O-01574)"

Chamber meeting date: 23 November 2022

Cost of Living: Mortgage Rescue Scheme

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "Once again, we come to Parliament to discuss a vital issue. It is right that we are spending a great deal of time on it, because it is the matter that is uppermost in the minds of our constituents as we move into the winter…

Chamber meeting date: 22 November 2022

Fisheries Negotiations

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "Will the member take an intervention?"

Votes

How Douglas Lumsden has voted in Parliament

Find out how Douglas Lumsden has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-07093.1

COP27 Outcomes

Submitted by: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, December 5, 2022

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Result 56 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07093.2

COP27 Outcomes

Submitted by: Liam Kerr, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, December 5, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Result 31 for, 90 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07093

COP27 Outcomes

Submitted by: Màiri McAllan, Clydesdale, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, December 5, 2022

Supported by: Jenny Gilruth, Richard Lochhead, Michael Matheson, Lorna Slater
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Result 92 for, 30 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07002.1

Recognising the Vital Role Men Must Play in Challenging and Eradicating Violence Against Women and Girls

Submitted by: Pauline McNeill, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Result 50 for, 68 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07002.2

Recognising the Vital Role Men Must Play in Challenging and Eradicating Violence Against Women and Girls

Submitted by: Pam Gosal, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Supported by: Douglas Lumsden
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Result 48 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Douglas Lumsden has asked

These are the questions that this MSP has asked in Parliament. It also includes any answer to those questions.

Question ref. S6W-12419

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many jobs have been created in renewables in each of the last five years, broken down by local authority area."

Holding Answer by Richard Lochhead on 6 December 2022

Question ref. S6O-01659

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government when it expects police officer numbers to be restored to the previous target of 17,234 officers."

Taken in the Chamber on 7 December 2022

Question ref. S6W-11856

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what the purpose was of any financial assistance that it, or its agencies, provided to Stoneywood Mill pre-2022."

Answered by Ivan McKee on 18 November 2022

Question ref. S6O-01574

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government when it expects the Scottish COVID-19 Inquiry to conclude."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-11854

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what information it holds on the level of any financial assistance requested by any potential buyer of Stoneywood Mill, Aberdeen, which could have prevented the closure of the mill."

Answered by Ivan McKee on 16 November 2022

Question ref. S6W-11855

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it was asked to provide financial assistance to any potential buyer of Stoneywood Mill, Aberdeen, and arrived at the decision not to provide any such assistance."

Answered by Ivan McKee on 16 November 2022

Question ref. S6W-11853

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it was recently approached by Scottish Enterprise to assist any potential buyer in the purchase of Stoneywood Mill, Aberdeen."

Answered by Ivan McKee on 16 November 2022

Question ref. S6W-11858

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it expects Scottish Enterprise to recoup any of the cost of the financial assistance that the body reportedly provided to Stoneywood Mill, Aberdeen, pre-2022."

Answered by Ivan McKee on 16 November 2022

Question ref. S6W-11857

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what guarantees were associated with the reported financial assistance provided to Stoneywood Mill, Aberdeen, by Scottish Enterprise pre-2022."

Answered by Ivan McKee on 16 November 2022

Question ref. S6W-11852

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it was recently approached by any potential buyer of Stoneywood Mill, Aberdeen, for financial assistance."

Answered by Ivan McKee on 16 November 2022

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