Category Archives: Campaign Emails

COVID-19: SUPPORT FOR SELF EMPLOYED

On 26th March the UK Chancellor finally bowed to pressure from MPs, business organisations, and individuals, and unveiled a self-employed income support scheme. To ensure you are informed of what has been announced, below is a summary of the key … Continue reading

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BACK TO 60 & CEDAW

The SNP have been clear and consistent in our support for women born in the 1950s who have been short-changed by the Tory Government due to the accelerated timetable for increases in the women’s State Pension Age. SNP MPs have … Continue reading

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GLOBAL OCEAN TREATY

The Scottish Government manages our marine environment with the guiding principle that our natural environment, its wildlife and the diversity of the industries which depend on it, must be safeguarded for future generations. 

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ANIMAL CRUELTY SENTENCING

Scotland is a nation of animal lovers and takes the welfare of our pets, animals and livestock very seriously. The SNP are committed to protecting the welfare of animals and will continue to legislate to improve the welfare of animals. … Continue reading

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PARKINSON’S & MENTAL HEALTH

There are approximately 12,400 people in Scotland who currently have Parkinson’s diagnosis and this number is predicted to increase by 40% within the next 20 years. Due to such numbers, the SNP has taken steps to best support everyone living … Continue reading

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SUPPORT FOR APPRENTICESHIPS

The SNP recognises that there needs to be more support for people undertaking apprenticeships, particularly those that require further financial help from the government. Social security is currently a reserved issue so the SNP has no power to ensure that … Continue reading

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LOCAL HOUSING ALLOWANCE

It’s with great concern that the UK government’s underinvestment in Local Housing Allowance (LHA) is making rented accommodation unaffordable for many people. Tackling the UK government’s welfare cuts which are causing housing insecurity and homelessness for too many, is crucial … Continue reading

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MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

I welcome the SNP Scottish Government’s actions to improve support for the mental health of new and expecting mothers. More than £50 million is to be spent on improving access to mental health services for expectant new mothers. The new … Continue reading

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