Dear Member of Scottish Parliament, Please see below the latest Covid-19 update from Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation Scotland. Letters to vulnerable groups As you may know the Scottish Government will be sending letters to those who are classified as being particularly vulnerable to the virus. The groups are as follows: 1. Solid organ […]
COVID-19: How safe is your job? - New STUC survey launched to find out what is happening to workers' safety and jobs across Scotland The STUC has launched a new survey to gather workers' experiences on how their jobs, safety and workplaces have been affected by COVID-19. We are trying to build a comprehensive picture […]
Live From The Field
Thursday 25th March. I will keep you updated with Government advice and public health advice as it is released. This Information will also be on my MSP Facebook page as well and I will be posting there first. People who don't comply with social distancing could now face fines. Today there have been 894 cases […]
Substandard Homeless Accommodation
I asked the First Minister what action the Scottish Government was taken following a report showing that many homeless children and pregnant women were being housed in substandard temporary accommodation.
As the cost of heating our homes increases the number of people who can no longer afford adequate heating has become a huge problem in Scotland. Here we have a look at some of the issues surrounding Fuel Poverty.
Glasgow Harbour Cladding
After the Grenfell tower tragedy the spotlight focussed on other structures throughout the UK that used similar dangerous cladding, including the Glasgow Harbour development. here I have a look at some of the issues and ask Who should be paying to make the development safe for residents?
We have been attending community events up and down Scotland discussing how we are going to take forward our policies on housing. When Jeremy Corbyn visited Maryhill we were able to go through many issues with the public who attended the event and here is a short video showing some of what we discussed and […]
I met with some of the business owners who have suffered tremendously since the second fire in the Art School, added to the ongoing works in Sauchiehall Street itself. Many businesses still don’t have access to their buildings and things are becoming very difficult for them and their staff. I wanted to get there point […]
The overuse of antibiotics has lead to the situation where many of our antibiotics are now almost useless and we risk returning to a time where a simple graze could mean death as many infections become harder to treat. This video points out some of the issues