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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

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.

Here is the register for Douglas Lumsden. The date of their initial statement was 26 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I am a local authority Councillor for Aberdeen City Council (of Marischal College, Aberdeen AB10 1AB). I spend in the region of 12 hours per week on this role. I receive remuneration of between £15,001 and £20,000 per annum.

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

No registrable interests

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: 23 June 2022

Celebrating Success of Rugby

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "I have never cleared a venue so quickly. It gives me great pleasure to be able to bring this debate to the Parliament this afternoon to celebrate all that is Scottish rugby…

Chamber meeting date: 23 June 2022

Provisional Outturn 2021-22

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "The SNP Government recently claimed in its spending review that tackling climate change was one of its key priorities for the rest of the parliamentary session…

Chamber meeting date: 21 June 2022

Non-Domestic Rates (Coronavirus) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "Thank you for being so generous, Presiding Officer. Non-domestic rates continue to be one of the biggest issues for our local authorities, especially in the north-east of Scotland…

Finance and Public Administration Committee meeting date: 21 June 2022

Financial Memorandum for the Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill (Post-legislative Scrutiny)

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "I will follow on from that line of questioning about the robustness of the data. I was surprised to read in our briefing paper that, after the first financial template went out in June 2019, “significant data quality issues were identified”…

Chamber meeting date: 16 June 2022

Miners’ Strike (Pardons) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "On a point of order, Presiding Officer. My app did not refresh. I would have voted no."

Votes

How Douglas Lumsden has voted in Parliament

Find out how Douglas Lumsden has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-05235.3

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 85 for, 25 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05254

Business Programme

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 63 for, 47 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05254.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Russell Findlay, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Maurice Golden, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Dean Lockhart, Douglas Lumsden, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, Douglas Ross, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 47 for, 63 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-05154

Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Ash Regan, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Supported by: Keith Brown
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 84 for, 0 against, 25 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05235.2

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 25 for, 85 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Douglas Lumsden 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-08963

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

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update regarding any review of the alcohol ban on ScotRail services, which was introduced in November 2020 to facilitate adherence to the COVID-19 social distancing and facemask requirements."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04905

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what proportion of the Mental Health Transformation Fund has been allocated to each NHS board in each year since 2018."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 8 February 2022

Question ref. S6W-04906

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government (a) how many and (b) what percentage of people in the NHS Grampian area who were referred for cancer treatment in (a) 2020 and (b) 2021 started treatment within the 62-day target."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 23 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04903

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the NHS spending proposals in the Budget (Scotland) (No…

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 20 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04904

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much each NHS board has spent on mental health services in each year since 2018."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 20 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04907

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many people convicted of homicide have received as their main penalty a (a) Sheriff Court fine, (b) Justice of the Peace Court fine, (c) fiscal fine, (d) fiscal compensation order, (e) fiscal combined offer and (f) police antisocial behaviour penalty, in each year since 2018."

Answered by: Keith Brown on 20 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04375

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government which local authorities categorise military compensation as income in relation to applications for benefits for (a) housing and (b) council tax reduction."

Answered by: Shona Robison on 2 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04371

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it has the power to exempt military compensation as normal income from benefits that are primarily “passported” from reserved benefits."

Answered by: Ben Macpherson on 1 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04370

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, in relation to applications to Social Security Scotland for means-tested devolved benefits, whether military compensation is exempt from being categorised as income, and if this is not the case, under what circumstances could military compensation be categorised as income."

Answered by: Ben Macpherson on 1 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04372

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it has the power to compensate veterans who are in receipt of benefits and who are being financially disadvantaged as a result of receiving military compensation, by topping up their benefits or providing a discretionary payment."

Answered by: Ben Macpherson on 1 December 2021

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