Margaret Burgess MSP

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Margaret Burgess MSP

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  • Member for: Cunninghame South
  • Region: West Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Margaret Burgess

The member is right to highlight the further cuts that are still to come. Suggested additional cuts to the welfare budget include: freezing working-age benefits, ...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


The Minister for Housing and Welfare (Margaret Burgess)

The Scottish Government’s latest council tax reduction statistical publication shows that there were more than 97,000 council tax reduction recipients in Glasgow ...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Margaret Burgess

The Government’s position is that decisions about the provision of Gypsy Traveller sites are best made by those who have local knowledge and accountability. A dec...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


The Minister for Housing and Welfare (Margaret Burgess)

Local authorities are responsible for taking decisions about the provision of Gypsy Traveller sites in their areas, based on their assessment of local accommodati...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Margaret Burgess

I am aware of two projects in Fife and Clackmannanshire that receive money from the fund. The East Neuk Recovery Group Initiative receives funding, and funding wa...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


The Minister for Housing and Welfare (Margaret Burgess)

The Scottish Government is doing what it can with the resources and powers that it has to tackle poverty and food poverty. From 2013-14 to 2015-16, we are investi...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


Margaret Burgess

I welcome the progress that has been made so far to implement the residential childcare level 9 qualification, which was introduced by Aileen Campbell in 2014. Th...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


The Minister for Housing and Welfare (Margaret Burgess)

Ministers and officials regularly meet representatives of all Scottish local authorities, including East Ayrshire Council, to discuss a wide range of issues as part of our commitment to work...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 June 2015 : Thursday, June 18, 2015


Margaret Burgess

Pension fund managers have to make sound investment decisions to ensure suitable returns, but this Government is working to enable and support pension funds to invest in housing. The recent ...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 June 2015 : Thursday, June 18, 2015


The Minister for Housing and Welfare (Margaret Burgess)

The Scottish Government has set a five-year target to deliver 30,000 affordable homes, 20,000 of which are for social rent, with 5,000 of those being developed th...

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Amendment 1 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 5 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 6 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 7 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 15 moved by Cameron Buchanan on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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Amendment 17 moved by Cameron Buchanan on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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Motion S4M-13157: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12485: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11877: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11763.3: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11494: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11023: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/09/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10438: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09926.3: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09747.2: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09749: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-01233: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-01111: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-01048: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00935: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/04/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00731: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/02/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00697: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/02/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-05033: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/01/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00566: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/12/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00512: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00440: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/11/2011 Show Full Question >>

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