Jeremy Balfour MSP

Jeremy Balfour is a Scottish Conservative and Unionist MSP for the Lothian region.

Jeremy was born in Edinburgh and has lived here most of his life. He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy, and went on to become a solicitor before doing a Theology Degree in London. He returned to Edinburgh in 1999 and worked for a charity lobbying the Scottish Parliament. Jeremy then became an assistant minister in a Baptist Church in the city, and is currently involved in a number of charities working in Edinburgh. He is married and has twin girls.

Since 2005, he has represented Murrayfield and Corstorphine on the City Council and served as the Leader of the Conservative Group. In the Scottish Parliament, Jeremy is the Scottish Conservative spokesman for Childcare and Early Years.

If you have any local issues or concerns that you would like to raise with Jeremy, you can get in touch with him by email on or by phoning 0131 348 5960. You can also get local news and updates from Jeremy's Facebook page, by following him on Twitter by subscribing to @JBalfourMSP and visiting his website. For surgery times and details, please click here. 


Jeremy Balfour MSP welcomes UK Supreme Court to Edinburgh

Jeremy has tabled a parliamentary motion highlighting the announcement and encouraging people to take the opportunity to observe the proceedings of the UK's highest court when they visit Edinburgh in a few month's time.

See Also

Rt Hon Ruth Davidson MSP

Ruth Davidson is the MSP for the Edinburgh Central constituency and leader of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist MSP Group .

Miles Briggs MSP

Miles Briggs is a Scottish Conservative and Unionist MSP for the Lothian region.