In its election manifesto, the SNP made a manifesto commitment to deliver Anne’s Law. This would ensure designated visitors be given the same rights as staff to enter their loved ones’ care homes, while following infection prevention rules. However, four months since this pledge was made, families continue to be given minimal contact with loved […]
As a trade unionist, I’m proud of the victories our movement has won over the years. The weekend, the right to paid holidays and rights for those who work part time were not bestowed upon us by bosses but a result of tireless campaigning by working people. That’s why I fully support USDAW’s campaign to […]
Today, I wrote to the First Minister regarding the unfolding crisis in Afghanistan. I spoke about the need to make a clear and ambitious pledge on the numbers of refugee we house here in Scotland and committing to ensure they are given safe, secure accommodation.