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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Ruth Maguire

Scottish National Party

MSP for Cunninghame South (Constituency) 2016 - present day

About Ruth Maguire

Contact details

Contact online

Website: ruthmaguire.scot

Twitter: @RBFMaguire

Facebook: Ruth's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6953
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

14 Eglinton Street
Irvine
KA12 8AS

Phone: 01294 276730
Text relay calls welcome.

Find out when the MSP's surgery times are on their website.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Ruth is a member of 7 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Children and Young People

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Commercial Sexual Exploitation

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Credit Unions

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Kurdistan

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Malawi

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Nuclear Disarmament

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Tourism

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Ruth has 1 parliamentary and government role

Conveners Group

Member

Party Roles

Ruth does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Ruth has had 5 previous roles

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

12 September 2018 - 25 April 2019

Hutchesons Hospital Transfer and Dissolution Scotland Bill Committee

Member

06 September 2018 - 13 September 2018

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Social Security Committee

Member

30 March 2017 - 24 May 2018

Education and Skills Committee

Member

06 September 2016 - 30 March 2017

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

Register of interests

Ruth's register of interests

MSP's 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 Ruth Maguire. The date of their initial statement was 08 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Until 19 May 2016, when I resigned my position, I was a councillor with North Ayrshire Council (of Cunninghame House, Irvine). I received remuneration of between £15,001 and £20,000 per annum.

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 Ruth Maguire 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.

Addressing Hunger and Isolation (Funding)

Ruth Maguire made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 25 June 2020

2. Ruth Maguire (Cunninghame South) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what funding it has provided to third sector and community organisations to address hunger and isolation during the Covid-19 crisis. (S5O-04445)"

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Covid-19: Impact on Equalities and Human Rights

Ruth Maguire made 10 Contributions to this discussion

Equalities and Human Rights Committee - 25 June 2020

The Convener (Ruth Maguire): "Good morning, and welcome to the 12th meeting in 2020 of the Equalities and Human Rights Committee…

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Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill

Ruth Maguire made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 23 June 2020

Ruth Maguire (Cunninghame South) (SNP): "Although my remarks are not made on behalf of the Equalities and Human Rights Committee, I do not think that the committee’s members will mind my placing on the record our thanks to the citizens and organisations who contributed their experiences and evidence. We are also very grateful to our clerks and the Parliament staff who have supported our…

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Covid-19: Impact on Equalities and Human Rights

Ruth Maguire made 32 Contributions to this discussion

Equalities and Human Rights Committee - 18 June 2020

The Convener (Ruth Maguire): "Good morning and welcome to the 11th meeting in 2020 of the Equalities and Human Rights Committee. I thank all members and witnesses for their attendance in these very unusual circumstances…

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Provisional Outturn 2019-20

Ruth Maguire made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 17 June 2020

Ruth Maguire (Cunninghame South) (SNP): "Every year during this statement, Opposition MSPs criticise the Government for the slightest budgetary underspends…

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Written questions

Written questions Ruth Maguire 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.

S5O-04445 - Unanswered

17 June 2020

Maguire, Ruth: "To ask the Scottish Government what funding it has provided to third sector and community organisations to address hunger and isolation during the COVID-19 crisis."

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S5O-04394 - Unanswered

03 June 2020

Maguire, Ruth: "To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the impact on rural businesses, what engagement it had with equestrian governing bodies to inform the phased return to activity."

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S5O-04372 - Unanswered

27 May 2020

Maguire, Ruth: "To ask the Scottish Government how much funding it has made available to support businesses in North Ayrshire during the COVID-19 pandemic."

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S5O-04193 - Answered

27 February 2020

Maguire, Ruth: "To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body what assessment it makes of the content of Member-sponsored exhibitions in the Parliament."

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S5O-04176 - Unanswered

19 February 2020

Maguire, Ruth: "To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the use of punitive sanction regimes in drug and alcohol treatment services."

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