Margot Summerhayes made her first appearance on 7 November 2014. She is portrayed by Jill Baker .
Margot is the mother of DC Emma Summerhayes. Along with her husband Henry, she attends dinner at Emma's partner Max Branning's house; she initially dislikes Max and his family but she is impressed by his cooking and how he genuinely seems to care about Emma. Margot later visits Max on the day of Emma's funeral and expresses her upset over his absence. She then comforts him and Max's sister Carol Jackson witnesses this and accuses Max of making a pass at Margot.