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Anne McTaggart MSP – “Scottish Parliament Must Use Powers to Combat Welfare Challenges”

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart yesterday (Thursday 18th December) called on the Scottish Government to use all the powers available to them to help deal with welfare challenges in a debate on welfare reform and the Smith Commission at the … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP Urges Scottish Government to Explain Welfare Fund Underspend

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has urged the Scottish Government to explain why the Scottish welfare fund was so underspent. Ms McTaggart made her call during a debate at the Scottish Parliament on the Welfare Funds (Scotland) Bill on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP – “Welfare System Must Protect Most Vulnerable”

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has called on both the Scottish and UK Governments to do more to ensure that people with disabilities receive sufficient welfare benefits in order to live a dignified and fulfilled live. She made her calls … Continue reading

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McTaggart Remembers Mary Barbour in Parliament Debate

Glasgow region MSP Anne McTaggart was delighted to celebrate the life of Glasgow’s first female councillor Mary Barbour in the Scottish Parliament Debating Chamber today (23/05). Ms McTaggart received cross-party support for her motion congratulating a formal group, led by … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP Demands Better Funding for Voluntary Organisations

Anne McTaggart MSP has argued that the Scottish Government must find the resources to fund Scotland’s voluntary sector appropriately, at a time when charities of all sizes across the country are struggling to find secure funding. Ms McTaggart was speaking … Continue reading

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Glasgow MSP Warns of Disastrous Consequences of Welfare Reform

Anne McTaggart MSP has warned of the disastrous consequences of welfare reform currently being pursued by the Tory-Led Coalition in Westminster, compounded by the inaction of a distracted Scottish Government. Ms McTaggart was speaking in a debate on Welfare Reform … Continue reading

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