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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Ariane Burgess

Scottish Green Party

MSP for Highlands and Islands (Region) 2021 - present day

About Ariane Burgess

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6330
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Ariane is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Ariane has 1 parliamentary and government role

Conveners Group

Member

Party Roles

Ariane has 4 party roles

Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish Green Party

Party Spokesperson on Housing

Scottish Green Party

Party Spokesperson on Land Reform

Scottish Green Party

Party Spokesperson on Rural Affairs

Scottish Green Party

Previous roles

Ariane had 1 previous role

Previous roles in cross-party groups are not included in this list.

17 June 2021 - 22 June 2021

Local Government Housing and Planning Committee

Member

Register of interests

Ariane's register of interests

MSPs must provide details of their financial interests in the Register of Interests. They make an initial statement on becoming or being returned as an MSP. This is then updated with any changes they provide.

Here is the register for Ariane Burgess. The date of their initial statement was 02 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I published a book with Inner Traditions International Ltd, (of 1 Park Row, Rochester, Vermont, 05767, USA), a publishing house. I expect to receive remuneration of up to £500 per annum. This remuneration represents royalties for a book written prior to my election.

Gifts

No registrable interests.

Overseas visits

No registrable interests.

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests.

Heritable property

No registrable interests.

Interest in shares

No registrable interests.

Voluntary

No registrable interests.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Ariane Burgess has said in Parliament

These are the official transcripts of what was said by this MSP in the chamber and at committee meetings. You'll find the topic discussed and how many times this MSP has contributed to the discussion.

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee meeting date: 14 September 2021

Decision on Taking Business in Private

The Convener (Ariane Burgess): "Welcome to the fourth meeting of the Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee in session 6…

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee meeting date: 14 September 2021

Electoral Arrangements Regulations

The Convener: "Item 2 is an opportunity for the committee to take evidence to inform its consideration of regulations giving effect to the recommendations of Boundaries Scotland in relation to six local authority areas…

Rural Affairs, Islands and Natural Environment Committee meeting date: 8 September 2021

Scottish Government Priorities

Ariane Burgess (Highlands and Islands) (Green): "Thank you for joining us this morning, cabinet secretary. It is good to hear you laying out the diverse challenges that you are facing and the work to transition our rural areas in response to the climate emergency and biodiversity loss…

Chamber meeting date: 7 September 2021

Reserved Board Seats for Islanders

Ariane Burgess (Highlands and Islands) (Green): "I thank Alasdair Allan for securing the debate, the motion for which calls for reserved seats for islanders on the boards of Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd and CalMac Ferries Ltd. Scotland is an island nation, and it is also a nation of islands…

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee meeting date: 7 September 2021

Decision on Taking Business in Private

The Convener (Ariane Burgess): "Welcome to the third meeting of the Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee in session 6…

Votes

How Ariane Burgess has voted in Parliament

Find out how Ariane Burgess has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-01248

A Land of Opportunity - Supporting a Fairer and More Equal Society

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Supported by: Shirley-Anne Somerville
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 16, 2021

Result 67 for, 30 against, 20 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-01248.2

A Land of Opportunity - Supporting a Fairer and More Equal Society

Submitted by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Supported by: Foysol Choudhury, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 16, 2021

Result 25 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-01248.1

A Land of Opportunity - Supporting a Fairer and More Equal Society

Submitted by: Miles Briggs, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 16, 2021

Result 33 for, 65 against, 20 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-01217.2

Return to Normal GP Services

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Result 67 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-01217.1

Return to Normal GP Services

Submitted by: Jackie Baillie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Supported by: Paul O'Kane, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Result 56 for, 65 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Motions made by Ariane Burgess in Parliament

Find out what motions Ariane Burgess has submitted recently.

Written questions

Written questions Ariane Burgess has submitted in Parliament

These are the questions that this MSP has asked the Scottish Government about its work. It also includes any answer to these questions.

Question ref. S6W-02159

Asked by: Burgess, Ariane, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what engagement it has had with community councils to inform its proposals for the National Planning Framework 4."

Answered by: Tom Arthur on 1 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-01133

Asked by: Burgess, Ariane, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 1 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the Scottish National Party's manifesto commitment to provide an additional "£500 million in our natural economy", when this will be delivered, and whether it will include further targeted funding for countryside rangers."

Answered by: Mairi McAllan on 11 August 2021

Question ref. S6W-00946

Asked by: Burgess, Ariane, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how it will monitor the amended permitted development rights for aquaculture, under the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development and Use Classes) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2020, and what the environmental impact of the alterations will be."

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 28 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-00947

Asked by: Burgess, Ariane, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will gauge public support for the amended permitted development rights for aquaculture under the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development and Use Classes) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2020, and for the environmental impact of the alterations."

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 27 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-01185

Asked by: Burgess, Ariane, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 2 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what further steps it is taking to introduce additional resilience in the publicly-owned ferry network, given the lack of an agreement on the leasing of the MV Pentalina between Calmac and Pentland Ferries."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 22 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-00944

Asked by: Burgess, Ariane, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it will take to address the concerns of coastal communities regarding the (a) potential increase in damage to the marine environment, and (b) lack of public consultation, prior to, and as a result of, the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development and Use Classes) (Scotland) Amendment Order…

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 21 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-00948

Asked by: Burgess, Ariane, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will carry out a retrospective environmental impact study into the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development and Use Classes) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2020."

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 21 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-01138

Asked by: Burgess, Ariane, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 1 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will make a decision on the proposals submitted to it by Boundaries Scotland on (a) 10 June 2021 regarding the Highland Council's ward boundaries and (b) 28 May 2021 regarding ward boundaries on Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles."

Answered by: John Swinney on 19 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-01137

Asked by: Burgess, Ariane, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 1 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the Scottish National Party's manifesto commitment to deliver an Islands Connectivity Plan, what discussions it has had with the union, Prospect, regarding this; what the outcome of these discussions were, and, if discussions have not taken place, what the reasons are for this."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 16 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-00945

Asked by: Burgess, Ariane, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the report by Hamptons, which states that renting in Scotland continues to be more expensive than buying property, while in many parts of the rest of the UK, it has become less expensive as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic."

Answered by: Shona Robison on 15 July 2021

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