Author: Jamie

I’m Graeme’s Parliamentary Assistant based at Holyrood, but I support his constituency work as well. Having been Caseworker to an Aberdeenshire MP some years prior, joining Graeme's team in 2019 was a return to this line of work from a role in fundraising.

Chairs Appointed for Inquiry & Reviews Appointed Health Secretary Neil Gray has appointed chairs for the Public Inquiry and Independent Clinical Reviews into the actions of…

No Response to Backdoor Price Rises Westminster is failing hardworking families by staying silent as energy companies prepare to hike prices through stealth. From 1st April, the…

Record High from More Deprived Communities Statistics were released this week on the destinations and attainment of 2022-23 leavers from Scotland’s publicly funded schools, showing a…

Budget Bill to Become Law The Scottish Budget has been approved by Parliament, ensuring funding can be targeted towards the missions of supporting public services, growing…

Modelling Shows Vital Impact of SNP Government Policies Analysis has estimated that 100,000 children will be kept out of relative poverty in 2024-25 as a result…

Fourth Rise in Uptake Since Support Increased Scottish Child Payment was helping the families of more than 327,000 children at the end of December last year,…

Sale & Supply Legislation Published A ban on the sale and supply of single-use vapes in Scotland is due to come into effect on 1 April…

Dighty Bridge Opening & Ongoing Improvements An official opening ceremony will be held at the splendid new five-metre wide Dighty Bridge at Monifieth on Sunday 3…

£280m Paid Since Launch of Carer’s Allowance Supplement A benefit only available in Scotland has delivered over one million payments to unpaid carers, new figures show. Almost £280…

Westminster Stitch-up Blocks SNP Vote Yesterday’s shameful events in the House of Commons show Westminster is utterly broken. An SNP opposition day motion should have been…