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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.

Contact at their Constituency

Canmore House
31 Canmore Street
Dunfermline
KY12 7NU

Phone: 01383 720 530
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Dean does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Dean has 1 party role

Party Spokesperson on Constitutional Affairs

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Dean has had 10 previous roles

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

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

18 February 2020 - 11 August 2020

Party Spokesperson on Enterprise

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

18 February 2020 - 11 August 2020

Party Spokesperson on Infrastructure

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

18 February 2020 - 11 August 2020

Party Spokesperson on Transport

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

06 September 2018 - 25 February 2020

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Substitute Member

19 May 2016 - 18 February 2020

Party Spokesperson on Economy

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

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

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 09 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I was a partner of Linklaters, Singapore (of 1 George St, Singapore 049145), a law firm, until April 2016. I ceased to be a partner of Linklaters, Singapore as of 30 April 2016 and I do not plan to undertake this role or any other outside role while serving as an MSP. [Amended interest 13 November 2019]

Gifts

On Saturday 11 November 2017 I attended a rugby match at BT Murrayfield, as a guest of BT Group Plc (a telecommunications company of BT Centre, 81 Newgate Street, London, EC1A 7AJ). The value of the gift amounted to £375 for both the ticket and hospitality. [Registered 20 December 2017]

On Saturday 11 November 2017 I attended a rugby match at BT Murrayfield, as a guest of BT Group Plc (a telecommunications company of BT Centre, 81 Newgate Street, London, EC1A 7AJ). The value of the gift amounted to £375 for both the ticket and hospitality. [Registered 20 December 2017]

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) [Registered 11 August 2016]

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.

I owned a flat in Edinburgh with a market value of between £500,001 and £600,000. The property yielded a gross annual income of between £5,001 and £10,000. I no longer own the 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.

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

I am a member of the Law society of England and Wales.

I have individual shareholdings in various companies which together are worth under £20,000.

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.

Chamber meeting date: 4 March 2021

Publicly Owned Energy Company

Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "Four years ago, the First Minister announced that the Scottish Government would set up a publicly owned energy company before the end of the parliamentary session, but four years later and after spending £500,000 of taxpayers’ money, there is no sight of that energy company. Can the First Minister tell us when we will see that publicly owned energy…

Chamber meeting date: 3 March 2021

Scotland’s Recovery

Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "The minister mentioned a wellbeing economy. However, under the SNP, Scotland has declined from 16th place to 21st place in the international rankings for wellbeing. Will he explain why?"

Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee meeting date: 25 February 2021

European Union-United Kingdom Trade and Co-operation Agreement

Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "Good morning, Mr McAllister. I want to follow up on the requirement for good faith in the implementation of the TCA. That is absolutely right: good faith on all sides is required…

Chamber meeting date: 18 February 2021

Citizens Assembly of Scotland (Report)

Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "The report of the Citizens Assembly of Scotland is a welcome and important contribution to political dialogue in Scotland…

Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee meeting date: 18 February 2021

European Union-United Kingdom Trade and Co-operation Agreement

Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): "In a previous answer, Martin Reid said that he is seeing some progress as people are getting used to the new system. I want to explore that in a bit more detail and get a sense of where you are seeing progress…

Votes

How Dean Lockhart has voted in Parliament

Find out how Dean Lockhart has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-24038

Scottish Parliamentary Standards (Sexual Harassment and Complaints Process) Bill

Submitted by: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, March 4, 2021

Result 119 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24057

Pre-release Access to Official Statistics (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Gordon Lindhurst, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Supported by: Andy Wightman
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, March 4, 2021

Result 62 for, 0 against, 56 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24275

Campaign Recess

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Result 95 for, 1 against, 21 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24263

Scotland’s Recovery

Submitted by: Monica Lennon, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, March 1, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Result 84 for, 34 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24263.2

Scotland’s Recovery

Submitted by: Jamie Hepburn, Cumbernauld and Kilsyth, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Supported by: Fiona Hyslop, Ivan McKee
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Result 84 for, 33 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

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. S5W-35695

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many public libraries were open in 2007, and how many are open in 2021."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35694

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much of the £50 million town centre regeneration fund, which was announced in 2019 has been spent, broken down by local authority area, and how much of the funding has come from (a) its budget (b) the budgets of local authorities."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35693

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of its commitment to raise tree-planting rates from 10,000 hectares to 15,000 hectares per year by 2025, how many hectares of trees were planted in (a) 2019 and (b) 2020."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35691

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much electricity it estimates will be exported from Scotland to England and Wales in 2020-21, and how this compares with 2006-07."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35692

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many people have received support each year from the Digital Start Fund, and what the (a) average and (b) total payment has been."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35665

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what the total cost to date is, including consultancy fees, of establishing the proposed publicly-owned energy company."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35550

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-34298 by Fiona Hyslop on 12 January 2021, what proportion of each year’s funding was delivered by (a) European funding streams, (b) Scottish Enterprise and (c) other public sector bodies."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35662

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answers to questions S5W-34432 and S5W-34434 by Fiona Hyslop on 20 January 2021, whether it will provide an update on the estimated (a) completion cost and (b) delivery date for each of the hybrid ferries that are under construction at Ferguson Marine."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35661

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the economic impact of the recent closures of the Queensferry Crossing."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35650

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what guidance it gives to local authorities to ensure that an existing householder's supply of water, whether private or otherwise, is protected, particularly in relation to planning applications."

Awaiting answer

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