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Thursday 2 May 2019 Scottish Hazards International Workers Memorial Day was marked at a parliamentary reception last week at the Scottish Parliament. The reception was hosted by Scottish Hazards and the STUC and gave MSPs the opportunity to remember those who have died through work as well as reinforcing their resolve to make work fair, … Continue reading Ebrief

Reject Punitive Pension Age Increase

Sandra White MSP has today lodged a member's motion in Parliament seeking a debate on the latest report from the Centre for Social Justice on state pension age increase. Motion Number: S5M-18567 Lodged By: Sandra White Date Lodged: 20/08/2019 Title: ♦ Reject Punitive Pension Age Increase Motion Text: That the Parliament rejects the latest report … Continue reading Reject Punitive Pension Age Increase

Local MSP Congratulates Yorkhill and Kelvingrove Community Council on Cycle Village Success

Sandra White MSP has welcomed news that the country's first community-led bid to Sustrans for cycle infrastructure has been successfully achieved by Yorkhill and Kelvingrove Community Council. The £6.5m funding will be matched by Glasgow City Council to realise an exciting new cycle, access, and greenery vision for Yorkhill and Kelvingrove, connecting the area to … Continue reading Local MSP Congratulates Yorkhill and Kelvingrove Community Council on Cycle Village Success

ScotGov strengthen housing support to tackle homelessness

Homelessness consultation backs stronger protections. People facing homelessness will have better access to support with new legislation coming into effect later this year. Last year the Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group recommended changes to homelessness laws, and analysis of consultation responses published today show support for the measures. The first change, which will come … Continue reading ScotGov strengthen housing support to tackle homelessness

32% of Children Hit by Tory Two-Child Cap in Glasgow Central

TORY GOVERNMENT MUST SCRAP “HEARTLESS” POLICY 32% of the total number of children in Glasgow Central could be affected by the two-child cap, according to new research  – prompting more calls for the UK Government to scrap the “heartless” policy. The “two-child policy” allows low-income families to claim child tax credits or universal credit for … Continue reading 32% of Children Hit by Tory Two-Child Cap in Glasgow Central