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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

Twitter: @ArianeBurgessHI

Facebook: Ariane's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6330
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

Phone: 07385 930565
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

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.

Chamber meeting date: 19 January 2022

Affordable Homes (2032 Target)

Ariane Burgess (Highlands and Islands) (Green): "What work is under way with local partners regarding the 11,000 affordable homes that are secured for remote, rural and island communities?"

Chamber meeting date: 19 January 2022

Fire Alarm Standards

Ariane Burgess (Highlands and Islands) (Green): "I thank the cabinet secretary for providing advance sight of her statement, and I welcome the introduction of the regulations next month. Everyone should have at least that level of protection in their home, regardless of tenure…

Chamber meeting date: 18 January 2022

Retrofitting Buildings for Net Zero

Ariane Burgess (Highlands and Islands) (Green): "The Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee is delighted to have the opportunity to debate the retrofitting of housing for net zero…

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee meeting date: 18 January 2022

National Planning Framework 4

The Convener (Ariane Burgess): "Good morning, and welcome to the second meeting in 2022 of the Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee…

Rural Affairs, Islands and Natural Environment Committee meeting date: 12 January 2022

Budget Scrutiny 2022-23

Ariane Burgess (Highlands and Islands) (Green): "Good morning, cabinet secretary, and thank you for your responses so far. You mentioned the UK Government’s £100 million seafood fund. I understand that funding will be allocated across the UK on a competitive basis. Will you expand on that…

Votes

How Ariane Burgess has voted in Parliament

Find out how Ariane Burgess has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02853

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 87 for, 33 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02839.1

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 67 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02839

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet

Submitted by: Meghan Gallacher, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 67 for, 53 against, 1 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02852

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 68 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02838

Protecting Local Government Funding in Scotland

Submitted by: Miles Briggs, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

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-05701

Asked by: Burgess, Ariane, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is assisting SEPA in response to the data breach in 2020, and when information that is vital for assessing fish farm applications will be made publicly available."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05365

Asked by: Burgess, Ariane, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether the independent review of the aquaculture regulatory and planning framework will publish its recommendations for further work by the end of 2021, as committed to in the Scottish Government’s and Scottish Green Party’s Shared Policy Programme."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05190

Asked by: Burgess, Ariane, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its consideration of applications for planning permission for the proposed Hoy and Quanterness wind farms."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04804

Asked by: Burgess, Ariane, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 3 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what projects it is developing in Moray through the Just Transition Fund; where they will be located, and how it will ensure that Moray will benefit equitably from investment in (a) projects, (b) jobs and (c) skills development."

Answered by: Richard Lochhead on 22 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04644

Asked by: Burgess, Ariane, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, in relation to the provision of "additional support for rural and islands homes which require bespoke and targeted advice", as set out in its Shared Policy Programme with the Scottish Green Party, how rural and island residents and communities can apply for the support; which organisations will be resourced to…

Answered by: Patrick Harvie on 7 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04543

Asked by: Burgess, Ariane, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will next review the impact of the sections in the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 regarding occasional licences."

Answered by: Ash Regan on 2 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-03982

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

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the recent Court of Session judgement on beaver licences issued by NatureScot, what steps it is taking to ensure that all other species licences are legally compliant."

Answered by: Lorna Slater on 18 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04139

Asked by: Burgess, Ariane, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 4 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it plans to update COVID-19 guidance on international school trips."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 11 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-03817

Asked by: Burgess, Ariane, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18 October 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many companies in the Highlands and Islands are currently accredited to carry out work to insulate homes."

Answered by: Patrick Harvie on 4 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-03075

Asked by: Burgess, Ariane, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many responses were received to the Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL) consultation on the expansion of Inverness Airport, and, of these, how many were (a) supportive, (b) opposed and (c) neutral."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 4 October 2021

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