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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 their Constituency

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: 13 January 2022

Airports (Support)

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "At the House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee this week, we heard that 400 jobs had been lost at Aberdeen airport since the start of the pandemic…

Chamber meeting date: 12 January 2022

Decision Time

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "On a point of order, Presiding Officer. The list did not appear for me. I would have voted yes."

Chamber meeting date: 11 January 2022

Labour Shortages

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "I will start my contribution by agreeing with the first part of the Government’s motion…

Finance and Public Administration Committee meeting date: 11 January 2022

Fiscal Framework (Independent Report)

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "I will go back to the question of risks. From reading the report, it seems that the risks for Scotland and the risks for Wales are completely different. I am trying to understand that…

Finance and Public Administration Committee meeting date: 21 December 2021

Budget Scrutiny 2022-23

Douglas Lumsden (North East Scotland) (Con): "Good morning, everyone. Jackson Carlaw mentioned the debate last week, which I watched. There was a feeling among most members that hybrid working of some sort is here to stay. Jackson Carlaw also mentioned that BlueJeans failed in that debate…

Votes

How Douglas Lumsden has voted in Parliament

Find out how Douglas Lumsden has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02761.2

Tackling Drug Related Deaths Through the First Year of the National Mission

Submitted by: Sue Webber, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, January 13, 2022

Result 34 for, 70 against, 19 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02761.1

Tackling Drug Related Deaths Through the First Year of the National Mission

Submitted by: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, January 13, 2022

Result 23 for, 100 against, 0 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02747.3

Mental Health and Wellbeing in Primary Care Services

Submitted by: Craig Hoy, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey, Stephen Kerr
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Result 34 for, 89 against, 0 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02747.1

Mental Health and Wellbeing in Primary Care Services

Submitted by: Carol Mochan, South Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Supported by: Jackie Baillie, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Result 55 for, 68 against, 0 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02747.2

Mental Health and Wellbeing in Primary Care Services

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Result 54 for, 69 against, 0 abstained, 6 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-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-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."

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."

Awaiting answer

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

Question ref. S6W-04373

Asked by: Lumsden, Douglas, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many veterans in Scotland are in receipt of Universal Credit."

Answered by: Ben Macpherson on 30 November 2021

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