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Anne McTaggart Congratulates Holyrood Rocks Glasgow Heat Winners

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has congratulated Single by Sunday, the winners of the Holyrood Rocks Glasgow heat. Ms McTaggart attended the event which took place on Thursday 2nd October at the St Lukes music and art venue in the … Continue reading

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Growth of the Hospitality Industry in Glasgow

Motion S4M-14337: Anne McTaggart, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/09/2015 That the Parliament congratulates the city of Glasgow on becoming what it understands is the fastest-growing city in Scotland for new bar and restaurant openings in the last 12 months, … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP Promotes the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) with Ofgem

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart last week visited the Ofgem stand at the Scottish Parliament to find out more about the Energy Company Obligation (ECO). The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a government scheme to obligate larger suppliers to deliver energy … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP Wears it Pink in Holyrood in Aid of Breast Cancer Now

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart MSP has shown her support for women with breast cancer by dressing up in pink and encouraging Glaswegians to take part in Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink, on Friday 23rd October. Wear … Continue reading

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Majority of Scots Back Automatic Organ Donor Register

***EVENING TIMES ARTICLE – 23RD SEPTEMBER 2015*** The majority of Scots would back a move to an automatic organ donor register to help save more lives, according to new research. An online poll found that 55% were in favour of … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP Backs Local Action on Debt As More People in Glasgow Seek Help

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has urged constituents who may be struggling with debt to get advice as soon as possible. Ms McTaggart’s comments come after she visited the charities Bothwell Street headquarters in the city centre on Friday 9th … Continue reading

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Speaking in ‘Scotland’s Future, Democracy and Devolution’ Debate

With today being exactly a year since the referendum, it’s fitting that this week I took part in the Scottish Government’s debate on Scotland’s future, democracy and devolution at The Scottish Parliament. I argued that the Scottish Labour Party is … Continue reading

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Glasgow MSP – ‘Global Response Needed to Address Refugee Crisis’

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has argued that the international community must come together and provide a global response to the on-going refugee crisis. Ms McTaggart was speaking during a debate at the Scottish Parliament on the global refugee crisis … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP – “Collaborative Working in Creative Industries Vital”

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has called on agencies in Scotland’s creative industries to work collaboratively to get the best results for Scotland’s people. Ms McTaggart, Scottish Labour’s Shadow Minister for Europe and International Development, made her calls during a … Continue reading

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#RefugeesWelcome

  Scottish Labour are matching our compassion with action. All our members and supporters will be mobilising to support those fleeing persecution. #refugeeswelcome Find out how you can help: http://www.scottishlabour.org.uk/blog/entry/we-will-match-our-compassion-with-action

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