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Organ Donation Bill Vote

It was deeply disappointing to see the SNP Government vote down my Bill today at Stage 1 last night. For me, the Government’s ‘reasoned’ amendment was nothing of the sort. If they really believe in ‘soft opt-out’, then they should have … Continue reading

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Organ Donation Meeting

Today at The Scottish Parliament I met with supporters of my‪#‎OrganDonation‬ Bill which seeks to implement a ‘soft opt-out’ system of organ donation here in Scotland. It was a good chance to share ideas about how we can raise awareness … Continue reading

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Last Chance for Public to Have Say on Organ Donation Bill

Glasgow MSP Anne McTaggart has called on people across the country to give their views on her proposal to introduce a ‘soft opt-out’ system of organ donation in Scotland. Ms McTaggart made her calls ahead of the closing of the … Continue reading

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Majority of Scots Back Automatic Organ Donor Register

***EVENING TIMES ARTICLE – 23RD SEPTEMBER 2015*** The majority of Scots would back a move to an automatic organ donor register to help save more lives, according to new research. An online poll found that 55% were in favour of … Continue reading

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National Transplant Week 2015

Motion S4M-14040: Anne McTaggart, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/08/2015 That the Parliament notes that National Transplant Week 2015 is being held between 7 and 13 September; recognises that the campaign aims to increase the number of blood and organ … Continue reading

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Organ Donation Bill – Finance Committee Call for Evidence

The Finance Committee at The Scottish Parliament has issued a call for evidence on the financial memorandum for the Organ Donation Bill. The closing date for written evidence is Friday 28 August. You can read the call for evidence questions … Continue reading

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My Interview with the Scottish Churches Parliamentary Office

I was delighted to be interviewed by the Scottish Churches Parliamentary Office recently. The interview, which mainly covers the Organ Donation Bill but also looks at issues such as women’s role in politics, can be read here.

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