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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
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

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.

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

Scottish Government Priorities

The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands (Mairi Gougeon): "I am sorry that I cannot be with you today, convener. Thank you for inviting me to give evidence to the committee. I am sure that it will not be my last appearance…

Chamber meeting date: 2 September 2021

Covid-19 Restrictions (Monitoring Island Economies)

The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands (Mairi Gougeon): "We have been monitoring economic conditions across Scotland throughout the pandemic and will continue to do so as and when restrictions ease…

Chamber meeting date: 2 September 2021

Mobile Abattoirs

The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands (Mairi Gougeon): "The feasibility study that was commissioned by the Scottish Government and published in March last year provides details of what would be required to operate mobile abattoirs in Scotland, including the regulatory framework, and it offers a cost benefit analysis of possible operational models. However, the report also highlights the difficulty in…

Chamber meeting date: 2 September 2021

Agriculture (New Entrants)

The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands (Mairi Gougeon): "Reports such as “Farming for 1.5°—From here to 2045” underline the stark challenges that Scottish agriculture faces. They highlight the continuing role for skilled and innovative young and new-entrant farmers and crofters…

Chamber meeting date: 2 September 2021

United Kingdom Seasonal Workers Scheme

The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands (Mairi Gougeon): "Food production is critical to the success of our economy, and the edible horticulture sector has to be equipped with the necessary tools in order to continue to flourish…

Votes

How Mairi Gougeon has voted in Parliament

Find out how Mairi Gougeon 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

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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