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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

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 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.

Chamber meeting date: 20 January 2021

Drugs Policy

Ruth Maguire (Cunninghame South) (SNP): "Practice innovations that have been forced by our response to the pandemic—for example, people not being required to attend a pharmacy to have their medicine consumption supervised—illustrate clearly that, when there is the leadership, will and resources, culture and practice can be changed promptly and safely even in large systems such as our…

Chamber meeting date: 19 January 2021

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Ruth Maguire (Cunninghame South) (SNP): "I am pleased to speak on behalf of the Equalities and Human Rights Committee in the debate…

Chamber meeting date: 14 January 2021

Fly-tipping

Ruth Maguire (Cunninghame South) (SNP): "On the topic of fly-tipping and littering, will the minister give an update on plans for and progress towards banning harmful single-use plastics as part of the Scottish Government’s intention to build a circular economy?"

Chamber meeting date: 14 January 2021

Barnett Consequentials 2020-21 (Allocation)

Ruth Maguire (Cunninghame South) (SNP): "The UK Government recently pledged an additional £4.6 billion to support business across the UK, which included an additional £375 million for Scotland…

Chamber meeting date: 14 January 2021

Covid-19 (Business Support)

7. Ruth Maguire (Cunninghame South) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government how much funding it has made available to business throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. (S5O-04911)"

Votes

How Ruth Maguire has voted in Parliament

Find out how Ruth Maguire has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-23803

Post-mortem Examinations (Defence Time Limit) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Result 26 for, 90 against, 1 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-23917

Culpable Homicide (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, January 21, 2021

Result 26 for, 89 against, 0 abstained, 14 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-23911

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Result 96 for, 5 against, 18 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23903

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Result 100 for, 1 against, 21 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23910

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Result 118 for, 1 against, 2 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

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.

Question ref. S5O-04911

Asked by: Maguire, Ruth, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 6 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding it has made available to businesses throughout the COVID-19 pandemic."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04891

Asked by: Maguire, Ruth, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to improve housing outcomes for women experiencing domestic abuse."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04868

Asked by: Maguire, Ruth, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 9 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to engage with business stakeholders to inform its response to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04729

Asked by: Maguire, Ruth, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 4 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what recent engagement it has had with the Treasury."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04697

Asked by: Maguire, Ruth, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 October 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government how it will ensure that children and young people and their families are actively involved in decisions regarding additional support for learning that directly affect them."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-31806

Asked by: Maguire, Ruth, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14 September 2020

"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."

Answered by: Michael Russell on 24 September 2020

Question ref. S5O-04629

Asked by: Maguire, Ruth, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16 September 2020

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

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04596

Asked by: Maguire, Ruth, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 9 September 2020

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

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-31021

Asked by: Maguire, Ruth, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30 July 2020

"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 their…

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham on 13 August 2020

Question ref. S5O-04492

Asked by: Maguire, Ruth, Cunninghame South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12 August 2020

"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."

Awaiting answer

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