Margaret Burgess MSP
- MSP for Cunninghame South
Margaret Burgess is Minister for Housing and Welfare.
Margaret is a lifelong member of the SNP, was born and bred in Ayrshire and has lived in the Cunninghame South constituency for 40 years. She was previously employed as the manager of East Ayrshire Citizens Advice Bureau.
Margaret was formerly SNP Council Group Leader at Cunninghame District Council. She knows what it’s like to capture a Council seat from Labour and repeated this by becoming an MSP in May 2011.
Margaret spends her spare time walking and reading.