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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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McTaggart Critical of Scottish Government’s Failure to Keep University Marine Biological Station Millport Open

Anne McTaggart MSP has criticised the Scottish Government for failing to independently fund the University Marine Biological Station Millport – an exceptional biological science facility based in Millport – after the recent decision to close this important national resource. Ms … Continue reading

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McTaggart Supports Parents in Scotland

As a parent and former chair of Blairdardie Primary School Parent Council, Anne McTaggart MSP was delighted to contribute to the discussions on the importance of parenting, and welcome the Scottish Government’s eighteen million pound investment in a national parenting … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP visits Bankhead Primary School

Last week Anne McTaggart MSP took time to visit Bankhead Primary School in Knightswood, Glasgow to take part in a question and answer session. Anne was invited by pupils from both primary 6 and 7, wishing to know more about … Continue reading

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