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Anne McTaggart MSP Welcomes Future Fund for Glasgow’s Young People

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has welcomed Scottish Labour’s Future Fund – a new deal for Scotland’s young people, announced by Jim Murphy at Scottish Labour conference. The Future Fund will invest £1600 for every 18 or 19 year old … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP says Government must do more on Education

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has called on the Scottish Government to address the inequality that exists across all areas of education in Scotland. Ms McTaggart made her calls during a debate at the Scottish Parliament on addressing the attainment … Continue reading

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MSP Welcomes Free Online Learning Programme for Glaswegians

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has tabled a motion at the Scottish Parliament welcoming the launch of Altogether Glasgow, a free online education programme which aims to inform Glaswegians and tourists about the cultural assets of the city. The resource … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP concerned with numeracy results

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has expressed her concern at the drop in the number of primary school pupils doing well in Maths. She spoke as the Scottish Government released figures from the Scottish Survey of Numeracy 2013. The figures … 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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Anne McTaggart MSP delighted to be ‘Shoes Sister’

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart was delighted to join the ‘Shoes Brothers’ in Parliament recently to help tackle sectarianism. Anne and a group of her fellow MSPs formed a flash mob outside the Scottish Parliament on Thursday 21stNovember to support … Continue reading

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