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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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Glasgow MSP hails importance of Strategic Development Plans

Anne McTaggart MSP has stressed the importance of having coherent planning systems in place across local authorities in Scotland. Ms McTaggart made her calls during Cameron Buchanan’s members debate on Strategic Planning in the Lothians at the Scottish Parliament on … 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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MCTAGGART CALLS FOR COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT IN GLASGOW

Glasgow MSP Anne McTaggart has called for provisions to ensure that Glasgow is part of a new drive for community empowerment and renewal. Speaking today in the Community Empowerment and Renewal Consultation debate, Ms McTaggart said that while community empowerment … Continue reading

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