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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Mairi Gougeon

Scottish National Party

MSP for Angus North and Mearns (Constituency) 2016 - present day

About Mairi Gougeon

Contact details

Contact online

Committees

Mairi is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Mairi is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Mairi has 1 parliamentary and government role

Minister for Public Health and Sport

Scottish Government

Party Roles

Mairi does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Mairi has had 6 previous roles

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

28 June 2018 - 21 December 2020

Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment

Scottish Government

30 March 2017 - 26 July 2018

Culture Tourism Europe and External Relations Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 26 July 2018

Justice Committee

Member

14 June 2016 - 28 June 2018

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Cabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities

Scottish Government

06 September 2016 - 30 March 2017

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 06 September 2016

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

Register of interests

Mairi'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 Mairi Gougeon. The date of their initial statement was 07 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Until 4 May 2017, when I stood down, I was a Councillor with Angus Council (of Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park, Orchardbank, Forfar, Angus, DD8 1AX). I worked 20 hours per week and received remuneration of between £15,001 and £20,000 per annum. [Amended interest 12 September 2017]

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

I am a Trustee of Brechin Community Pantry. [Registered 20 September 2017]

I am a trustee of Brechin Buccaneers Cricket Club.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Mairi Gougeon 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: 24 March 2021

Organised Sport (Accessibility)

The Minister for Public Health and Sport (Mairi Gougeon): "Physical activity and sport have a crucial role to play in Scotland’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. The active schools programme will remain a central pillar in getting young people to participate in sport…

Chamber meeting date: 24 March 2021

Organised Sport (Participation of Women and Girls)

The Minister for Public Health and Sport (Mairi Gougeon): "The Scottish Government appreciates the importance of sport and physical activity for women and girls and the positive impact that it has on their physical and mental health…

Chamber meeting date: 24 March 2021

Cervical Screening Appointments (Backlog)

The Minister for Public Health and Sport (Mairi Gougeon): "The Scottish Government has provided just under £1 million to support capacity in sample taking and colposcopy…

Chamber meeting date: 24 March 2021

Heart Disease Improvement Plan (Financial Support)

The Minister for Public Health and Sport (Mairi Gougeon): "We published our heart disease action plan on 23 March—yesterday—and confirmed an initial investment of £2.2 million to drive forward the actions that are in the plan…

Health and Sport Committee meeting date: 23 March 2021

Health Security (EU Exit) Regulations 2021

The Minister for Public Health and Sport (Mairi Gougeon): "I am pleased to be here today to answer the committee’s questions on the Health Security (EU Exit) Regulations 2021, to which Scottish ministers have been asked to give consent…

Votes

How Mairi Gougeon has voted in Parliament

Find out how Mairi Gougeon has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-24270

Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Result 120 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24292

Motion of No Confidence

Submitted by: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Thursday, March 4, 2021

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Bill Bowman, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Peter Chapman, Maurice Corry, Murdo Fraser, Maurice Golden, Jamie Greene, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Alison Harris, Liam Kerr, Gordon Lindhurst, Dean Lockhart, Tom Mason, Margaret Mitchell, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, John Scott, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Adam Tomkins, Annie Wells, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 31 for, 65 against, 27 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-24271

Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Neil Bibby, West Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 111 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 18 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24238

European Charter of Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Independent. Date lodged: Thursday, February 25, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 114 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24396.1

National Mission to Reduce Drug Deaths and Harms

Submitted by: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Supported by: Donald Cameron
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, March 18, 2021

Result 43 for, 69 against, 1 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Mairi Gougeon 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. S5W-17368

Asked by: Gougeon, Mairi, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20 June 2018

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-15842

Asked by: Gougeon, Mairi, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 9 April 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government how many people have been employed in the software and electronic publishing sector in each year since 2008."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 27 April 2018

Question ref. S5W-15841

Asked by: Gougeon, Mairi, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 9 April 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government what support it has provided to the software and electronic publishing sector since 2008."

Answered by: Fiona Hyslop on 26 April 2018

Question ref. S5W-15840

Asked by: Gougeon, Mairi, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 9 April 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government how many registered software and electronic publishing enterprises there have been in each year since 2008."

Answered by: Paul Wheelhouse on 25 April 2018

Question ref. S5O-01791

Asked by: Gougeon, Mairi, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14 February 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the implementation of its mental health strategy."

Answered by: Maureen Watt on 22 February 2018

Question ref. S5O-01720

Asked by: Gougeon, Mairi, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17 January 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the implementation of its Mental Health Strategy."

Answered by: Maureen Watt on 24 January 2018

Question ref. S5W-09673

Asked by: Gougeon, Mairi, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14 June 2017

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to increase cervical screening coverage."

Answered by: Aileen Campbell on 22 June 2017

Question ref. S5O-01164

Asked by: Gougeon, Mairi, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14 June 2017

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress is being made by ScotRail to reduce so-called stop skipping."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 22 June 2017

Question ref. S5W-07304

Asked by: Gougeon, Mairi, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17 February 2017

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the potential impact of the Schmallenberg virus on sheep stocks, in light of reports that more than 50 flocks in England and Wales have been infected."

Answered by: Fergus Ewing on 3 March 2017

Question ref. S5W-06969

Asked by: Gougeon, Mairi, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 February 2017

"To ask the Scottish Government how it works with (a) Europol and (b) Interpol to reduce the likelihood of terrorist attacks."

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 2 March 2017

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