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Achieving Women’s Equality | Scottish Labour Party

Scottish Labour have launched our Achieving Women’s Equality consultation. You can read the document here: www.scottishlabour.org.uk/achievingwomensequality Equalities Spokesperson Rhoda Grant MSP has written a piece on LabourHame about the consultation:  http://www.scottishlabour.org.uk/blog/entry/achieving-womens-equality Here is Kezia Dugdale’s foreword to the document: “Scottish Politics is changing. “The struggle … 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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#RefugeesWelcome

  Scottish Labour are matching our compassion with action. All our members and supporters will be mobilising to support those fleeing persecution. #refugeeswelcome Find out how you can help: http://www.scottishlabour.org.uk/blog/entry/we-will-match-our-compassion-with-action

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Knightswood Community Centre to Come under Community Management

Motion S4M-14041: Anne McTaggart, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/08/2015 That the Parliament congratulates the organisers of the new community ownership project at the Knightswood Community Centre, which is due to come under community management in October 2015, after it … Continue reading

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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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Anne McTaggart MSP – ‘We Must Outline Positive Case for European Union’

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has reiterated Scottish Labour’s commitment to making a positive and progressive case for Scotland’s continued membership of the EU. Ms McTaggart was speaking during a debate at the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 9th June on … Continue reading

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Glasgow MSP Wants More Support for Carers

Scottish Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has backed more support for carers in Glasgow. Ms McTaggart will back amendments to the Carers Bill to beef up the powers of the Care Inspectorate. Under Scottish Labour plans the Care Inspectorate will be … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP Backs Better Buses

Anne McTaggart MSP has called on the Scottish Government to work with Scottish Labour to deliver better bus services. Scottish Labour have written to SNP transport Minister Derek Mackay asking him to adopt the  Bus Regulation (Scotland) Bill as a … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP Welcomes Future Fund for Glasgow’s Young People

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has welcomed Scottish Labour’s Future Fund – a new deal for Scotland’s young people, announced by Jim Murphy at Scottish Labour conference. The Future Fund will invest £1600 for every 18 or 19 year old … Continue reading

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£25.8 Million for Glasgow to Support a Living Wage

Scottish Labour’s Make Work Pay scheme would see nearly £26 million made available for businesses in Glasgow who support the living wage for their staff. The plans for a living wage for all will boost local businesses too, says Glasgow Labour … Continue reading

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