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    Save Inch Community Centre TV package


    The Save Our Inch Community Centre campaign TV package was on STV tonight.

    The link is here http://player.stv.tv/episode/39p2/stv-news-edinburgh/fri-29-apr-6-00-pm/ and it starts at 12 minutes 15 seconds. 

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  • Government U-Turn on Trade Union Bill


    After months of campaigning by the Labour Party and trade unions the Government finally made key concessions on the Trade Union Bill. 

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  • Statement: Ken Livingstone and anti-Semitism

    The remarks by Ken Livingstone today were appalling and merely fan the flames of intolerance. The leadership of the Labour Party must take swift action to root out any forms of anti-Semitism and expel Ken Livinstone and anyone else who brings this Party into disrepute with views that are not in keeping with the proud traditions and values of the Labour Party. Values that have stood up to all forms of inequality and discrimination throughout history.

    The mark of a decent society is how we treat people. We all stand in solidarity against all forms of racism, sectarianism, anti-Semitism and fascism. We should all have a shared desire to root out views that aim to undermine the way of life that we all value. Efforts to spread discrimination and hate will not succeed if we stand together.

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  • Heritage Lottery Fund


    I met representatives of the Heritage Lottery Fund in Parliament to learn more about funding oppertunities for local community groups. 

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  • Pedal on Parliament


    As a keen cyclist I dusted off my bike from the winter months and joined friends and colleagues for the 5th annual Pedal on Parliament event in Edinburgh.  

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