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Press Release: Families in Glasgow Will Be Protected by Scottish Labour

Working families in Glasgow will be protected by Tory cuts to Tax Credits by Scottish Labour. The party announced that they would protect working families in Scotland from tax credit cuts using the new powers coming to the Scottish Parliament. … 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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Anne McTaggart MSP Backs Police Scotland Review

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart is backing a comprehensive review of policing in Scotland. This week Scottish Labour launched the Pearson Review, to be undertaken by Scottish Labour justice spokesperson Graeme Pearson. Mr Pearson, a former Head of Crime and … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP calls for Football Act Review

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has called on the Scottish Government to conduct a review of the controversial ‘Football Act’ The MSP believes that the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012 is not tackling Scotland’s problem … Continue reading

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Questioning the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport

Anne McTaggart (Glasgow) (Lab): To ask the Scottish Government how many general practices have been unable to recruit one or more partners for more than six months. (S4O-04257) The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport (Shona Robison): Numbers of … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP on TTIP – “Our Public Services & Democratic Principles Are Not Up For Trade”

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has voiced her concerns over the proposed new transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP) between the EU and the USA. Ms McTaggart, Scottish Labour’s Shadow Minister for Europe and International Development and a member of … Continue reading

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Scottish Labour Will Guarantee a Triple Lock Against Fracking Plans

I’m delighted that Scottish Labour has announced that, if elected in 2016, we would use the new Smith powers to stop onshore fracking in Scotland. We believe that the environmental and safety case for fracking has not been made, and that … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP supports Coalition of Carers in Scotland New Year’s Resolution

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has supported Coalition of Carers in Scotland New Year’s Resolution to ensure that carers across the country get the support they need and that their rights are enshrined in the Carer’s Bill. Scottish Labour is … Continue reading

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Glasgow Needs a Pay Rise

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has argued that the city needs a pay rise, following new research which shows an estimated 58,000 thousand Glaswegians are paid less than the living wage. Ms McTaggart said that the figures from accountancy firm … 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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