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Speaking in debate

Parliamentary Partnership Assembly debate, 6 December 2021

Will the Government accept the need to consider including representatives of the devolved Parliaments? We … Click to Read More

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COVID Statement 6 December 2021

At today’s COVID update, I asked the Secretary of State: – about S-gene testing capacity … Click to Read More

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Social Care debate 01 December 2021

Today, I challenged the UK Care Minister to match the Scottish Government on a real … Click to Read More

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Omicron changes to COVID regulations, Westminster, 30 Nov 2021

The Omicron variant should be a reminder that no one is safe until everyone is … Click to Read More

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Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism 24 November 2021

My husband and I spent 18 months as volunteers in Gaza in the early ’90s … Click to Read More

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Health and Care bill, social care, 22 November 2021

Tory Government’s Care Cap only applies to Personal Care (washing & dressing etc) which has … Click to Read More

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Health and Care Bill debate, 22 November 2021

The biggest contribution this government could make would be to abandon their plans for yet … Click to Read More

Funding Scotland

Funding Opportunities for Voluntary Organisations & Charities

Funding Sources Below is an updated list of funding for Voluntary Organisations and Charities as … Click to Read More

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Surgeries Autumn 2021

I hope to re-start in-person surgeries this Autumn; however, in order to comply with Covid … Click to Read More

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September Weekend Office Closed

My office will be closed on Friday 17th and Monday 20th September for the local … Click to Read More

Afghanistan policy and UK residents

In a debate on 13 September, I asked the Minister for assistance for a constituent … Click to Read More

COVID-19 Vaccinating 12-15yr olds.

In debate on 13 September, I questioned the delay in vaccinating 12 -15 year olds, … Click to Read More

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