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Glasgow MSP backs CHILDREN 1ST

In response to the publication of a report by children’s charity CHILDREN 1ST, Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has resolved to help Scotland’s children’s wishes come true in 2015. The report gathered nearly 600 wishes from children and families, supported … Continue reading

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Glasgow MSP slams SNP over Child Poverty

Commenting on a debate on Child Poverty in the Scottish Parliament yesterday (27 March), Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart said: “It is disgraceful that 160,000 children in Scotland live in poverty. Glaswegians will therefore rightly ask why the SNP has … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart backs ‘Care. Fair. Share’ Campaign

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has pledged her support to the Scottish Youth Parliaments ‘Care. Fair. Share’ campaign for financial support for young carers. There are estimated to be over 100,000 young carers in Scotland, or 10% of the school-aged … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP – “Children and Young People Bill a missed opportunity”

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has expressed her disappointment at what she sees as the ‘missed opportunity’ of the Children and Young People Bill. The Bill was passed in Parliament last week and while Labour did win some concessions from … Continue reading

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