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Anne McTaggart MSP Slams “Low Pay Loophole”

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has demanded the Scottish Government conduct an urgent review of sub-contracted jobs in the public sector, stating rules on public contracts result in a “Low Pay Loophole”.  Currently, people directly employed by Scottish Government departments … 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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McTaggart Urges Scottish Government to Employ Anti-Blacklisting Measures

Anne McTaggart MSP has urged the Scottish Government to employ anti-blacklisting measures in the upcoming Procurement Reform Bill, and has asked that they rethink commissioning companies that have used Blacklisting: including for the high profile Forth replacement crossing. Ms McTaggart … Continue reading

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Glasgow MSP Says Scottish Government and Police Must Look Again at Cases of the 500 Convicted During Miner’s Strike

Anne McTaggart MSP has blasted the Justice Minister’s refusal to review the criminal records of the 500 men convicted during the miner’s strike, and has called on the Scottish Government and Police to look again at the cases. Ms McTaggart … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP backs Usdaw’s Respect for Shopworkers Week

Last week was Respect for Shopworkers Week and Glasgow MSP Anne McTaggart joined members of the shopworkers union in Holyrood to show their support for the job retail staff do and give their backing the union’s Freedom from Fear Campaign. … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP Calls For An End To Lone-Staffing in Scotland’s Betting Shops

Anne McTaggart MSP has called on the Scottish Government to help end lone-staffing in betting shops across Scotland. Speaking in a Members Debate on gambling proliferation, Anne McTaggart MSP noted that changes in working practice in Ladbrokes, a well-known high … Continue reading

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