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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.

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: 25 November 2021

Strategic Transport Projects Review 2 (Phase 2 Consultation)

Ariane Burgess (Highlands and Islands) (Green): "The NPF4 includes a statement that “All local development plans should manage the use and development of land in the long term public interest”, which is the accepted purpose of planning…

Rural Affairs, Islands and Natural Environment Committee meeting date: 24 November 2021

Climate and Nature Emergencies

Ariane Burgess (Highlands and Islands) (Green): "Thank you to everybody for what has been a great discussion so far. I am trying to understand the blocks and resistance among the farming and crofting communities to moving towards organic and regenerative approaches, agroecology and so on…

Chamber meeting date: 23 November 2021

Linking Food and Climate Change

Ariane Burgess (Highlands and Islands) (Green): "I congratulate Foysol Choudhury on securing this vital debate. At COP26, the Scottish Government joined the 50x30 coalition, recognising the necessity of cutting emissions by 50 per cent by 2030…

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee meeting date: 23 November 2021

Scottish Dog Control Database Order 2021 [Draft]

The Convener: "The second agenda item is an evidence session on the draft Scottish Dog Control Database Order 2021…

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee meeting date: 23 November 2021

Local Elected Office (Barriers)

The Convener: "The fourth agenda item is to take evidence as part of the committee’s inquiry into understanding barriers to elected office. We will take evidence from three panels…

Votes

How Ariane Burgess has voted in Parliament

Find out how Ariane Burgess has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02158.3

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund and the UK Government’s Levelling Up Agenda in Scotland

Submitted by: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Supported by: Daniel Johnson, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, November 18, 2021

Result 23 for, 94 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02158.1

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund and the UK Government’s Levelling Up Agenda in Scotland

Submitted by: Willie Rennie, North East Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, November 18, 2021

Result 23 for, 95 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02158

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund and the UK Government’s Levelling Up Agenda in Scotland

Submitted by: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Supported by: Tom Arthur, Kate Forbes, Ben Macpherson, Ivan McKee, Lorna Slater
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, November 18, 2021

Result 65 for, 51 against, 1 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02158.2

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund and the UK Government’s Levelling Up Agenda in Scotland

Submitted by: Miles Briggs, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Supported by: Stephen Kerr
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, November 18, 2021

Result 29 for, 89 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02139.2

Removing the Cap on Funded Places for Frontline Medical Students

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Result 67 for, 51 against, 0 abstained, 11 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-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…

Awaiting answer

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."

Awaiting answer

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

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

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