Mairi Gougeon MSP

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Mairi Gougeon MSP

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  • Member for: Angus North and Mearns
  • Region: North East Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Mairi is a member of the following Committees:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2019 [Draft] : 04 December 2019


Mairi Gougeon

I share that concern, especially in the light of my previous answer, in which I talked about our having some of the best animal health and welfare standards in th...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2019 [Draft] : 04 December 2019


Mairi Gougeon

Absolutely. I could not agree more. I believe that Brian Whittle is referring to a programme that aired last week in which there was little, if any, mention—just ...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2019 [Draft] : 04 December 2019


The Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment (Mairi Gougeon)

Environmental sustainability is a key concern for the Scottish Government, and we continue to support our farmers and crofters through direct payments and the Sco...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2019 [Draft] : 04 December 2019


Mairi Gougeon

The member is, of course, right about our commitment in this year’s programme for government. At present, the welfare of animals at slaughter is ensured by staff ...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2019 [Draft] : 04 December 2019


The Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment (Mairi Gougeon)

Keepers must meet animals’ welfare needs under the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006. The Scottish Government introduced the Animals and Wildlife (Pen...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2019 [Draft] : 04 December 2019


Mairi Gougeon

As I understand it, HMRC’s primary interest is in the recovery of unpaid tax from those who are operating as unlicensed puppy dealers. I am not aware of it seizin...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2019 [Draft] : 04 December 2019


The Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment (Mairi Gougeon)

The extent of puppy trafficking through Cairnryan is difficult to accurately determine, given that it is a hidden and illegal activity. However, the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cr...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2019 [Draft] : 04 December 2019


Mairi Gougeon

I am happy to update the chamber on that. On 24 September, we announced that Professor Cathy Dwyer had been appointed as the chair of the new Scottish animal welf...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2019 [Draft] : 04 December 2019


Mairi Gougeon

It is only fair to say that we had to undertake that pilot in order to see whether that system would work. I know that a review is currently under way in relation...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2019 [Draft] : 04 December 2019


Mairi Gougeon

I am quite happy to answer the question. I deal with all issues relating to animal health and welfare regardless of whether the animals are domestic animals, farm...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20110.1: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Jeremy Balfour)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 18, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20110.3: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Pauline McNeill)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20110.2: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20110: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 22 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20049: Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19967.2: TV Licences for over 75s (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 18, Against: 54 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19967.1: TV Licences for over 75s (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19967: TV Licences for over 75s (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19939.3: Universal Credit (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 20/11/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 46 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19939.2: Universal Credit (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 20/11/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-17690: Mairi Gougeon, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17290: Mairi Gougeon, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17291: Mairi Gougeon, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16123.2: Mairi Gougeon, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14625: Mairi Gougeon, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12634: Mairi Gougeon, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12554: Mairi Gougeon, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12357: Mairi Gougeon, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11992: Mairi Gougeon, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11704: Mairi Gougeon, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02127: Mairi Gougeon, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02066: Mairi Gougeon, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02308: Mairi Gougeon, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15842: Mairi Gougeon, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15841: Mairi Gougeon, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15840: Mairi Gougeon, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02068: Mairi Gougeon, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01791: Mairi Gougeon, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01720: Mairi Gougeon, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01682: Mairi Gougeon, Angus North and Mearns, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2018 Show Full Question >>

Lobbying

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Contact preference

This member prefers to be contacted by email rather than traditional mail.

Change of name

Mairi Gougeon was elected as Mairi Evans. She changed her name on 17 July 2017.

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