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 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


The Minister for Housing and Welfare (Margaret Burgess)

Preventing homelessness is a priority for the Scottish Government, and we have seen consistent falls in recorded homelessness in Scotland in recent years. The fal...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Margaret Burgess

We have a strong focus on preventing homelessness in Scotland, and we work with a stakeholder group, the homelessness prevention and strategy group. I am a member...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Margaret Burgess

The member is right to highlight the issue. Support to keep people in tenancies is on-going. I visited a housing options team in Ayr this week to see how that wor...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


The Minister for Housing and Welfare (Margaret Burgess)

We have allocated £103 million to tackle fuel poverty and energy efficiency in 2016-17, which will be used to help install energy efficiency measures, including s...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Margaret Burgess

The methodology that is used in the Scottish house condition survey to estimate fuel poverty was recently changed to include the contribution of the warm homes di...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Margaret Burgess

As I said in my previous answer, we have set up the rural fuel poverty task force, which is specifically considering issues in global and remote areas. We have also adapted our home energy e...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Margaret Burgess

I will speak to the Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism and write to the member on that issue.



Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


The Minister for Housing and Welfare (Margaret Burgess)

Since 2007, the Scottish Government has spent more than £800 million supporting more than 20,000 households into home ownership through a range of initiatives, which include the low-cost ini...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Margaret Burgess

Yes, I can certainly say to the member that we are committed to doing everything that we can to help first-time buyers and existing homeowners to buy a home where...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Margaret Burgess

Sorry, I am just checking what we announced, but certainly in the budget announcement we set out that we will be investing a further £80 million through the open ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

Amendment 28 moved by on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament
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Amendment 29 moved by on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament
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Amendment 30 moved by on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament
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S4M-14673 Richard Simpson: Alcohol (Licensing, Public Health and Criminal Justice) (Scotland) Bill—T
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S4M-15522 John Swinney: Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the general prin
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S4M-15522.1 Jackie Baillie: Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill—As an amendment to motion S4M-15522 in the
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Amendment 18 moved by Mark Griffin on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 29 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 30 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 32 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S4M-15432.3: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15460: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15365: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15227: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14930: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14859: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14634: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/10/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14167.2: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/09/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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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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