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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

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 01356 626942
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Contact at local office

Phone: 01356 626942
Text relay calls welcome.

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

Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands

Scottish Government

Party Roles

Mairi does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Mairi has had 4 previous roles

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

30 March 2017 - 26 July 2018

Culture Tourism Europe and External Relations Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 26 July 2018

Justice Committee

Member

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 14 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

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 Buccaneers Cricket Club, SC045079.

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: 19 May 2022

Seafood (Support)

The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands (Mairi Gougeon): "We already have an established fund—the marine fund Scotland. In recognition of the lack of UK Government support following Brexit, we funded Seafood Scotland to the tune of £1…

Chamber meeting date: 19 May 2022

Croft House Grant Scheme (Western Isles)

The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands (Mairi Gougeon): "The Scottish Government has a track record of investing to improve croft housing. Since 2007, we have approved over £23.6 million in croft house grant payments, helping to build and improve over 1,085 croft homes…

Chamber meeting date: 19 May 2022

Regional Food Fund

The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands (Mairi Gougeon): "The regional food fund plays an important role in supporting regional activities, local community events, networks and other collaborative initiatives with small grants of up to £5,000…

Chamber meeting date: 19 May 2022

Post-Brexit Border Checks (Impact on Agriculture and Food and Drinks)

The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands (Mairi Gougeon): "On 28 April 2022, the UK Government made an announcement about further delays to the introduction of controls on imports from the EU without any consultation or meaningful engagement with the Scottish Government, failing to use any of our channels of communication. Such conduct is just not acceptable. On 4 May, I wrote to George Eustice expressing…

Chamber meeting date: 19 May 2022

Islands (Population)

The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands (Mairi Gougeon): "Supporting islands to increase and retain their populations is an ambition across all parts of the Scottish Government, as demonstrated by this year’s programme for government…

Votes

How Mairi Gougeon has voted in Parliament

Find out how Mairi Gougeon has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-04472

Long COVID

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 19, 2022

Result 62 for, 29 against, 18 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-04472.2

Long COVID

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 19, 2022

Result 46 for, 62 against, 1 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-04472.1

Long COVID

Submitted by: Jackie Baillie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 19, 2022

Result 48 for, 61 against, 0 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-04472.3

Long COVID

Submitted by: Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 19, 2022

Result 29 for, 62 against, 19 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-04461.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Russell Findlay, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Maurice Golden, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Stephen Kerr, Dean Lockhart, Douglas Lumsden, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, Douglas Ross, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Result 52 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 10 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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