Tag Archives: Scottish Parliament

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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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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A Night of Scottish Musicians at Holyrood

I was pleased to host ‘A Night of Scottish Musicians in Holyrood’ at The Scottish Parliament last night (Wednesday 7th October). The event aimed to encourage more support from Holyrood for young musicians in Scotland and was held in partnership … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP Speaks in Refugee Crisis Debate

“I thank James Dornan for securing the time in the chamber to debate what has become Europe’s worst refugee crisis since the second world war. The whole country is moved by this on-going crisis. People are taking desperate measures to … 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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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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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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Glasgow MSP Travels to Canada to Discuss Youth Engagement In Politics

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart MSP recently attended the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association’s (CPA) Parliamentary Seminar in Ottawa, Canada. The CPA’s common mission is to promote knowledge and understanding of parliamentary democracy in all its aspects. The topic of this year’s … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Harry Prentice, Young Heart Hero of 2015

Motion S4M-13448: Anne McTaggart, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/06/2015 That the Parliament congratulates Harry Prentice on being named Young Heart Hero of 2015 by the British Heart Foundation Scotland; notes that the award was presented at the recent annual … Continue reading

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