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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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Margaret Burgess

The local authorities are the strategic housing providers and their plans show where they are looking at housing and how it should be spread out in their areas. T...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The Minister for Housing and Welfare (Margaret Burgess)

The Scottish Government has set a five-year target to deliver 30,000 affordable homes, and has backed that up with plans to spend over £1.7 billion over the parli...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Margaret Burgess

That is what our plans are and that is why the First Minister announced in the programme for government that there will be a poverty adviser to look across all Government policy in order to ...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Margaret Burgess

The Scottish Government is tackling the drivers of poverty and working to prevent poverty; it is simply not going to move mitigation from one budget to another, t...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The Minister for Housing and Welfare (Margaret Burgess)

We are committed to tackling the long-term drivers of poverty through early intervention and prevention. That is why

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Margaret Burgess

We intend to evaluate the effectiveness of the loan scheme in tackling fuel poverty and in improving the energy efficiency of housing stock. In due course we will...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The Minister for Housing and Welfare (Margaret Burgess)

The interest-free loan scheme will be used to provide financial assistance to private sector households looking to install energy efficiency measures through the ...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Margaret Burgess

As I said to Jayne Baxter in my previous answer, local authorities have the autonomy to set or to waive charges for non-residential social care, including housing...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The Minister for Housing and Welfare (Margaret Burgess)

Local authorities have autonomy to set or waive charges for non-residential social care, within the context of the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities’ charg...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Margaret Burgess

I am certainly willing to take up the matter with the UK Government and to address the issues. We have had contact before with the UK Government about how it inte...

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S4M-12776.4 John Swinney: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the n
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S4M-12776.3 Gavin Brown: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the na
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S4M-12776.1 Willie Rennie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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S4M-12776.2 Patrick Harvie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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S4M-12776 Jackie Baillie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament rejects the UK Governmen
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S4M-12763.1 Claire Baker: Post-study Work Visas—As an amendment to motion S4M-12763 in the name of H
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S4M-12763 Humza Yousaf: Post-study Work Visas—That the Parliament welcomes the publication of the Po
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S4M-12678.2 Roseanna Cunningham: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in th
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S4M-12678.3 Neil Findlay: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in the name
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S4M-12678.1 Annabel Goldie: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in the nam
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
Motion S4M-09482: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/03/2014 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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