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    BBC Politics Scotland

    I was on BBC Politics Scotland to discuss the turmoil created by the Tory Brexit vote:


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  • Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation


    The Scottish Government recently released its Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) data- which shows the areas of Scotland which are most deprived. The data is based on seven measures of deprivation: income, employment, health, education, housing, geographic access and crime.

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  • Westminster Hall Debate: Claim of Right for Scotland

    I participated in the Westminster Hall debate on the Claim of Right for Scotland. I discussed the will of the Scottish people to remain in the UK and retain the advantages we enjoy from the European Union.

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  • New Social Security Powers Come to Scotland

    Really proud that my amendments to the Scotland Bill come into force today. The welfare provisions in the Bill were deficient but I pressed and pressed for the Scottish Parliament to get more flexibility in these powers.

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  • Edinburgh Rugby: Public Exhibition Update

    I attended Edinburgh Rugby's Public Exhibition to find out additional information about the proposed, 6-match, move to Myreside. The application will be submitted to the Council in September and I would encourage all residents to make their views known. See slides below for more information from the Exhibition:



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