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Anne McTaggart MSP – “Government Best When Local”

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has welcomed the publication of the Local Government and Regeneration Committee (LGRC) ‘Flexibility and Autonomy in Local Government’ Report, and backed its finding that devolution of powers must not start and finish at the national … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP – “Have Your Say on Community Empowerment”

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has called on members of the public who have experience of allotments and community food growing to have their say on the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill. The Bill aims to empower community bodies through ownership … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP addresses Democratic Deficit of Local Government in Scotland

Yesterday afternoon, Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart demanded action on declining voter turnout in local government, highlighting the democratic deficit that arises when every citizen does not exercise their right to vote. Ms McTaggart, a former Glasgow City Councillor and … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP – “Regeneration efforts must be community led”

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart this week called on the Scottish Government to adequately fund local authorities in order to ensure regeneration is a success across Scotland. Ms McTaggart made her calls during a debate on regeneration in the Scottish … Continue reading

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Glasgow MSP wants communities put at heart of regeneration

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has welcomed the publication of the Local Government and Regeneration Committees report on the Delivery of Regeneration in Scotland. The Committee, which Ms McTaggart is a member of, sought to identify and examine best practice … Continue reading

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