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 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Margaret Burgess

The Scottish Government is committed to raising attainment in education and has recently announced that it has put funding into that very purpose, to encourage th...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


The Minister for Housing and Welfare (Margaret Burgess)

We take a national approach to tackling the long-term drivers of poverty, through early intervention and prevention. Our commitment to building a fairer Scotland and tackling inequality is o...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Margaret Burgess

I completely agree with the member that separate housing is vital in a number of circumstances; we have always made that case and we will continue to make that ca...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Margaret Burgess

The issue is part of our discussions with the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities and the welfare reform group. As the cabinet secretary said, we and much of...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


The Minister for Housing and Welfare (Margaret Burgess)

The Conservative Party election manifesto proposed that 18 to 21-year-olds on jobseekers allowance should no longer have an automatic entitlement to housing benef...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 May 2015 : Thursday, May 14, 2015


Margaret Burgess

I reassure Mike MacKenzie that we recognise well that small numbers of new houses can make a real difference to the sustainability of rural communities. I have vi...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 May 2015 : Thursday, May 14, 2015


The Minister for Housing and Welfare (Margaret Burgess)

The Scottish Government is committed to the provision of affordable housing across Scotland. We know that the housing system is different in remote and rural areas, and our resource allocati...



Finance Committee 22 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 22, 2015


Margaret Burgess

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Finance Committee 22 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 22, 2015


Margaret Burgess

I do not have that exact information off the top of my head. There is work going on in every local authority area to reduce the number of empty homes. I would hav...



Finance Committee 22 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 22, 2015


Margaret Burgess

I think that I am correct in saying that there has been 5 per cent reduction in the number of empty homes across the local authorities that are applying the incre...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-13246.2 Iain Gray: Equity and Excellence in Education—As an amendment to motion S4M-13246 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-13246.1 Liz Smith: Equity and Excellence in Education—As an amendment to motion S4M-13246 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-13246.3 Liam McArthur: Equity and Excellence in Education—As an amendment to motion S4M-13246 in
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NoDefeated

S4M-13246 Angela Constance: Equity and Excellence in Education—That the Parliament agrees that there
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YesCarried

S4M-13203.3 Angela Constance: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-13203 i
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YesCarried

S4M-13203 Jackie Baillie: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament agrees that reducing
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YesCarried

4M-13134.1 Jamie McGrigor: Circular Economy (Waste Management)—As an amendment to motion S4M-13134 i
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Not VotedCarried

S4M-13112.2 Mary Scanlon: Scottish Apprenticeship Week—As an amendment to motion S4M-13112 in the na
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S4M-13007 Christina McKelvie on behalf of the European and External Relations Committee: 2nd Report,
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YesCarried

S4M-13023.1 Siobhan McMahon: Scotland’s Future Employability Services—As an amendment to motion S4M-
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YesCarried

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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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