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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.

United Kingdom Internal Market Bill

Ruth Maguire made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 16 September 2020

8. Ruth Maguire (Cunninghame South) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what its latest engagement has been with the United Kingdom Government regarding the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill. (S5O-04596)"

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2020

Ruth Maguire made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 15 September 2020

Ruth Maguire (Cunninghame South) (SNP): "World suicide prevention day is on 10 September. Every year, suicide is among the top 20 leading causes of death globally for people of all ages, accounting for more than 800,000 deaths, which equates to one suicide every 40 seconds…

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Internal Market

Ruth Maguire made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 10 September 2020

Ruth Maguire (Cunninghame South) (SNP): "Scottish Environment LINK has warned that UK Government plans could “force Scotland to follow the lowest common denominator, especially where countries negotiating ... trade deals with the UK demand lower standards”…

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Race Equality, Employment and Skills Inquiry

Ruth Maguire made 31 Contributions to this discussion

Equalities and Human Rights Committee - 10 September 2020

The Convener (Ruth Maguire): "Good morning, and welcome to the 16th meeting in 2020 of the Equalities and Human Rights Committee. Our first item of business is our second evidence session on race equality, employment and skills. We have two panels…

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Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill

Ruth Maguire made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 09 September 2020

Ruth Maguire (Cunninghame South) (SNP): "While doing everything that we can to ensure that Scotland is a place where there is zero tolerance of hate crime, we must strike the right balance in respecting, protecting and upholding all rights, including the right to free speech…

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Votes

Motions

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-04629 - Unanswered

16 September 2020

Maguire, Ruth: "To ask the Scottish Government what action it has taken since 2019 to ensure that social housing rents are affordable to tenants."

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S5W-31806 - Unanswered

14 September 2020

Maguire, Ruth: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide a breakdown of what actions ministers have taken under section 9 of the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 regarding opportunities to advance equality and non-discrimination when exercising their functions under the Act."

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S5O-04596 - Unanswered

09 September 2020

Maguire, Ruth: "To ask the Scottish Government what its latest engagement has been with the UK Government regarding the UK Internal Market Bill."

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S5W-31021 - Answered

30 July 2020

Maguire, Ruth: "To ask the Scottish Government, in light of its commitment to remain aligned to EU environmental regulations at the end of the transition period, what discussions it has had with the UK Government to ensure that the future relationship with the EU will not result in the chemical industry having to repeat animal tests in order to retain…

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S5O-04492 - Unanswered

12 August 2020

Maguire, Ruth: "To ask the Scottish Government what action it will take in light of NSPCC highlighting Police Scotland data showing that recorded sexual offences against children have increased by 30% in the last five years."

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