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Anne McTaggart MSP – Rising Rents Must Be Tackled

Scottish Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has called for rising private sector rents to be tackled by new laws. Information released by letting agents Your Move this week show the average rent in Glasgow and Clyde standing at a new high … Continue reading

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Glasgow MSP Calls for Action to Be Taken On Bellgrove Hotel

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has slammed the conditions in a city hostel and called for action to be taken to end the cycle of abhorrent behaviour by its owners. Ms McTaggart was speaking in John Mason’s members’ business debate … Continue reading

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Anne Mctaggart MSP in Call to Ban Rip Off Rent Rises

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has called for a ban on rip off rent rises – and blasted the Scottish Government for backing rogue landlords instead of hard-pressed tenants There are 42,000 private renting households in Glasgow and Ms McTaggart … Continue reading

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Over 1,000 Children in Glasgow Homeless This Christmas

Over 1,000 children in Glasgow will face the winter in temporary accommodation as Scotland faces its worst Housing Crisis since the Second World War. The shocking figures were announced by Shelter Scotland this week, showing that over 4,000 children in … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP Backs Fair Rent Campaign

Glasgow MSP Anne McTaggart has backed a new campaign for a fairer deal for private renters. Shelter Scotland’s “Make Renting Right” campaign has called to reform the sector to make it work for both the people who live in rented … Continue reading

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Rent Increases show Increased Need for Rent Reform

Anne McTaggart MSP has called upon the SNP  to work with Scottish Labour to deliver fair rents for people in Glasgow as new figures show that rent levels have increased all over Scotland. New figures released by letting agents Your … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP Backs New Powers to Tackle Dangerous Buildings

Glasgow MSP Anne McTaggart has backed David Stewart MSPs Buildings (Recovery of Expenses) (Scotland) Bill, which yesterday passed Stage 3 at the Scottish Parliament. It is the first Opposition Member’s Bill passed this session and received unanimous support by all … Continue reading

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