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Generation Rent Briefing Paper

Posted on March 25, 2015
Generation Rent – briefing paper   Key issues (from the 2014 National Centre for Social Research report, Generation Rent: Perceptions of the first-time buyer market)   In the UK, 35% of 20-45 ye…

I recently signed up to Shelter's Make Renting Right Campaign. It is a hugely important issue and it comes down to tackling income insecurity across the UK, and promoting decent, affordable, and secur…

I will be co-hosting an event with the Govan Law Centre on Friday 20 March from 2pm to 3pm at Hillhead Library, Byres Road, to promote the issues facing ‘Generation Rent’.   Since 2010, average week…

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…

IPT - Sustainability Commission Report

Posted on March 2, 2015
The Industry and Parliament Trust, an educational charity for Parliament and business, published its final report of The Sustainability Commission in February 2015. It worked in collaboration with the…

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…

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