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

Sandra White MSP welcomes new Scottish benefit to tackle child poverty

Children under six set to gain from 2021. Sandra White MSP has welcomed the announcement from the Scottish Government that it will introduce a new benefit to tackle child poverty. Eligible families will be entitled to £10 a week for every child under 16, with introduction for under sixes starting by early 2021. The payment … Continue reading Sandra White MSP welcomes new Scottish benefit to tackle child poverty

MSP MARKS CONTRIBUTION REFUGEE PLAYERS MAKE TO FOOTBALL BY BACKING AMNESTY’S ‘FOOTBALL WELCOMES’ WEEKEND 

MSP Sandra White has backed Amnesty International’s Football Welcomes campaign as Glasgow’s Partick Thistle, Celtic, Rangers, and Queens Park prepares to celebrate the contribution refugee players make to the beautiful game this weekend (27-28 April). Football Welcomes, now in its third year, highlights the role of refugee players in UK football – from the children … Continue reading MSP MARKS CONTRIBUTION REFUGEE PLAYERS MAKE TO FOOTBALL BY BACKING AMNESTY’S ‘FOOTBALL WELCOMES’ WEEKEND