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Royal Mail’s apprenticeship scheme is now open for applications between now and 26 April 2015.  Royal Mail are looking for apprentices to work at their Glasgow site.    They are currently looking fo…

I know from previous correspondence with a large number of constituents that, like them, I share a strong interest in Palestinian sovereignty and I am pleased that last year witnessed the historic vot…

THE new 'Better Plan for Britain's Prosperity' from the Labour Party will ensure the right growth for the country, says ANN MCKECHIN. LAST week Labour published our ‘Better Plan for Britain’s Prosper…

Labour: Protecting Animals

Posted on February 20, 2015
This week marks the tenth anniversary of the Hunting Act passed by the previous UK Labour Government. I am delighted to have voted for the original legislation and am pledged to continue support…

In Parliament this week I supported Action Aid’s call to tackle big companies who dodge their taxes in the UK and in the world’s poorest countries. Labour has a plan to crack down on tax dodging, we …

TTIP Briefing Paper

Posted on February 11, 2015
A lot of constituents have contacted me recently regarding the EU/US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). I have included an update below: The EU/US Transatlantic Trade and Invest…

Tuesday 10/02/2015 I am co-hosting an event with my Labour colleagues, Patricia Ferguson MSP, and Iain Gray MSP, on Monday February 16th  from 7-8pm in Glasgow North. If you would like to attend plea…

UK consumers have been eating and drinking their way through January, boosting spending figures by almost 10% compared to last year, Visa Europe has found. There is encouraging news for retailers tod…

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