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11 August 2014   The good weather and major sporting events contributed to strong growth in consumer spending in July, according to new data from Visa Europe. Spending was up 2.4% compared to 12 mo…

The BIS Select Committee has published a report on the potential impact of Scottish independence. Scottish Labour MP & BIS committee member Ann McKechin offers her thoughts on why we are 'better t…

Ann McKechin MP has urged local people to take part in commemorations to mark 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War.   Ms McKechin is organising a special commemoration event with the …

ANN McKECHIN recounts her experience of being one of the thousands of volunteers making Glasgow's Games possible. PEOPLE make Glasgow is the city’s latest marketing slogan but it is also the last…

The last week has been dominated by two truly horrendous foreign news stories:   the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner carrying 298 people over eastern Ukraine and the Israeli bombardment of…

MPs investigating why the sales of chemicals that could be used to make sarin gas were approved by civil servants call for tighter controls on exports.   THE Government have been branded “irresponsi…

Ann is a member of the Arms Export Control Committee which publishes its annual report this week. The last week has been dominated by two truly horrendous foreign news stories – the shooting down of …

Ann McKechin gives her view that the public purse lost out on £1.4bn over the sale of Royal Mail thanks to the Conservative Government. This month, the Business, Innovation and Skills committee of wh…

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