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Monthly Archives: November 2022

Brexit Was a Bad Idea – Here Is Why

The ongoing Brexit disaster is constantly illustrated in technicolour New evidence has been published showing how appalling it is for the economy, exports, jobs and the health service. In recent days, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published its economic forecasts showing that

Call For Hosts For Displaced Person From Ukraine

Massive Call for Volunteers in Scotland to Host Ukrainians People across Scotland are being asked to consider if they could open their homes to displaced people from Ukraine as part of a new campaign to find new hosts. – Graeme The people of Scotland deserve

Multimillion Pound Loan Scheme for Social Landlords Relaunches

Funding to build affordable homes Social landlords will be able to access loans to build more affordable housing as a multimillion-pound investment programme reopens to applications. Under the Charitable Bond programme, registered housing associations can access the loans with up to £80 million available in

Domestic Violence Focus for Victim Support Angus Visit

Marking the 16 Days of Action To mark the start of the 16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence, Graeme recently paid a visit to Victim Support Angus to discuss action against such violence and raise awareness of the support available. Victim Support Angus is

More Choice for People Experiencing Homelessness

Legislation to Suspend Local Connection Rules People experiencing homelessness in Scotland will have the ability to settle and access support wherever they choose under legislation coming into force tomorrow. People can currently be asked to demonstrate their local connection to the area where they present

Graeme Visits DJ Laing for Family Business Week

Celebrating & Supporting Family Firms During the Cost-of-Living Crisis For Family Business Week, Graeme visited DJ Laing in Carnoustie to celebrate their amazing work. DJ Laing was established in 1975 as a civil engineering contractor, by David and Dorothy Laing. Today, the next generation are

NHS Staff Offered Record High Pay Rise

Average Uplift of 7.5% is Highest Offer in the UK A ‘best and final offer’ has been made to NHS Agenda for Change (AfC) workers following pay negotiations with trade unions and employers. The record high pay offer, the best in the UK, will ensure

Exporters Express ‘Real Fear’ of Retained EU Law Bill

Brexit ‘Shock to the System’ for Trading Scottish exporters have expressed their concern around the UK Government’s Retained EU Law Bill, which seeks to revoke over 2,400 pieces of EU legislation that were included in the UK statute book at the end of the Brexit transition

Support our Posties!

Graeme Meets Union Reps, Visits Picket Graeme met with striking local postal workers on the picket lines on Friday morning in a show of solidarity with their cause. It came after he spoke earlier in the week with Communication Workers Union (CWU) representatives in the

Here’s How the Tories Threaten our NHS

In an independent Scotland, we can be certain Westminster governments will not be able to threaten our NHS. That threat is real and growing. Tory threat of privatisation in post-Brexit trade deals After dragging Scotland out of the EU against our will, Rishi Sunak and