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 23 March 2016 : 23 dhen Mhàrt 2016


Margaret Burgess

We are continually reviewing the use of temporary accommodation for all homeless people. From the end of March 2016, local authorities will begin the mandatory co...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 March 2016 : 23 dhen Mhàrt 2016


The Minister for Housing and Welfare (Margaret Burgess)

Time limits already exist on the use of unsuitable accommodation for families with children and pregnant women. The provision of temporary accommodation is an important part of local authori...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 March 2016 : 23 dhen Mhàrt 2016


Margaret Burgess

The Government recognises the importance of funding for our community groups to help to empower them to deliver the local priorities that matter most to them. Tha...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 March 2016 : 23 dhen Mhàrt 2016


The Minister for Housing and Welfare (Margaret Burgess)

On Monday I announced a budget of £10.755 million for the people and communities fund in 2016-17, which will support nearly 190 continuing community-led fund projects throughout Scotland wit...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 March 2016 : 23 dhen Mhàrt 2016


Margaret Burgess

As I have said on a number of occasions, house building rates in Scotland have been consistently higher in each and every year since 2007. The 336 homes built per...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 March 2016 : 23 dhen Mhàrt 2016


The Minister for Housing and Welfare (Margaret Burgess)

Under this Government, over the 2007-08 to 2014-15 period, an average of 336 new homes per 100,000 population have been built in Scotland per year across all tenures.



Meeting of the Parliament 23 March 2016 : 23 dhen Mhàrt 2016


Margaret Burgess

If it is re-elected, the Government will certainly be willing to discuss with the member and South Lanarkshire Council their plans for affordable housing in East ...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 March 2016 : 23 dhen Mhàrt 2016


The Minister for Housing and Welfare (Margaret Burgess)

The Scottish Government works closely with housing providers throughout South Lanarkshire to increase the supply of affordable housing. In East Kilbride, 238 new affordable homes were built ...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2016 : 17 dhen Mhàrt 2016


The Minister for Housing and Welfare (Margaret Burgess)

I thank everyone who contributed to the development of the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill, including members of all parties and all stakeholders. I a...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2016 : 17 dhen Mhàrt 2016


Margaret Burgess

I simply say to Alex Johnstone that if they were the same we would not be here considering a bill on private residential tenancies.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
SP Bill 80: Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 75
Meeting Date: 22/03/2016
Result - For: 61, Against: 38 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 81: Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 22/03/2016
Result - For: 34, Against: 71 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 81: Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4
Meeting Date: 22/03/2016
Result - For: 34, Against: 68 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 81: Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 22/03/2016
Result - For: 34, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 81: Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 29
Meeting Date: 22/03/2016
Result - For: 96, Against: 0 Abstain: 12
ForCarried
SP Bill 81: Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 30
Meeting Date: 22/03/2016
Result - For: 49, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
S4M-15944: Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill (Margaret Burgess)
Meeting Date: 17/03/2016
Result - For: 84, Against: 14 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 79: Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 17/03/2016
Result - For: 85, Against: 10 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 79: Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 19
Meeting Date: 17/03/2016
Result - For: 81, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 79: Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 20
Meeting Date: 17/03/2016
Result - For: 81, Against: 17 Abstain: 0
ForCarried

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Motion S4M-15944: Margaret Burgess, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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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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