Category Archives: Campaign Emails

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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TORY SHUTDOWN OF PARLIAMENT IS AN UNDEMOCRATIC DISGRACE

As I write this it’s the beginning of what’s set to be an eventful week at Westminster. Over the past few days I’ve been contacted by an unprecedented number of constituents who are outraged by Boris Johnson’s undemocratic and disgraceful … Continue reading

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FLEXIBLE WORKING

The SNP strongly support employers allowing flexible work, and have worked to encourage more employers to allow flexible work that suits employees’ needs. We are hugely aware of the many benefits flexible working can have, including for those with caring … Continue reading

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DOG MEAT TRADE

Many animal welfare charities have drawn attention to the often horrific conditions in which dogs are kept for the dog meat trade. The SNP at Westminster has raised the issue of the dog meat trade in Asia, condemning the cruel … Continue reading

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CAMPAIGN AGAINST FLAMINGO LAND RESORT IN LOCH LOMOND

As the MP for West Dunbartonshire, I’m very proud to represent the gateway to Scotland’s most famous National Park. Visitors from all over the world come here to enjoy the outstanding natural beauty of Loch Lomond and we benefit greatly … Continue reading

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