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WATCH: Scottish Kindergarten – BBC Scotland interview

My interview on BBC Scotland's 'The Nine' on my motion to increase the school start age and introduce a Kindergarten for Scotland (1 Feb 2024): https://vimeo.com/914777629?share=copy

SNP MSP calls for national conversation on later school-start and a Scottish Kindergarten

Former primary school teacher and SNP MSP for Glasgow Kelvin, Kaukab Stewart, has called for a national conversation on reforming early years education.   Ms Stewart, along with organisations such as Upstart Scotland, are calling for policymakers to join academics, teachers, parents, and children in a national conversation on the benefits of play-based education, and [...]

Westminster recession threatens Scotland’s NHS and public services

Scotland’s public services, including the NHS, are threatened by Tory mismanagement of the economy, now that the UK has officially entered into a recession, SNP MSP Kaukab Stewart has said.   Ms Stewart has also criticised reports that UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is planning a round of cuts to public spending at the next UK Budget.  [...]

2024-02-15T14:23:25+00:00February 15th, 2024|cost of living crisis, economy|0 Comments

Kaukab Stewart MSP welcomes funding to bolster local food & drink industry

SNP MSP for Glasgow Kelvin, Kaukab Stewart, has welcomed £100,000 of funding from the Scottish Government to help local projects promote food products from their region and establish new markets.   Ms Stewart has said that the latest round of the Scottish Government’s Regional Food Fund will help to bolster businesses in Glasgow and showcase produce [...]

2024-01-15T10:40:32+00:00January 15th, 2024|Food|0 Comments

MSP calls for support for Glasgow’s electric bus fleet

Glasgow Kelvin MSP Kaukab Stewart has asked the Scottish Government to look at what ways it can support organisations looking to expand Glasgow’s electric bus fleet.   The call comes following disappointment last month that Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) was not awarded ScotZEB 2 funding to expand its electric bus fleet in the Glasgow [...]

2024-01-11T15:02:16+00:00January 11th, 2024|net zero, transport|0 Comments

MSP helps to raise £200 for women’s charity

Glasgow Kelvin MSP Kaukab Stewart has helped to raise £200 for local charity, the Women’s Integration Network.   Ms. Stewart hosted a festive coffee morning at her constituency office in Merchant City ahead of the festive break.   Locals attended from across Glasgow, giving them a chance to mingle, network, and raise any issues they [...]

2023-12-21T15:49:47+00:00December 21st, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Scottish Budget: Delivering for Glasgow

Glasgow Kelvin MSP Kaukab Stewart has welcomed yesterday’s Scottish Budget, which delivers record NHS funding in Glasgow and fully funds the council tax freeze by increasing funding for Glasgow City Council by 5%. In Holyrood the Cabinet Secretary for Finance Shona Robison set out the Scottish Government’s priorities for the coming year, including: Record funding [...]

2023-12-20T13:15:19+00:00December 20th, 2023|Budget|0 Comments

Kaukab Stewart: Tory migration plans are disastrous for Glasgow

SNP MSP for Glasgow Kelvin has said recent Tory plans to curb migration will be “disastrous” for businesses and public services, like our NHS and care sector, in Glasgow. This week, the Tory government at Westminster announced stricter regulations on people from outside the UK coming to work in Scotland - including a minimum salary requirement of [...]

2023-12-05T15:57:16+00:00December 5th, 2023|Immigration|0 Comments

Glasgow MSP marks 10 year anniversary of Clutha helicopter crash

Glasgow Kelvin MSP Kaukab Stewart has submitted a motion to the Scottish Parliament, marking the 10th anniversary of the Clutha helicopter crash, which took the lives of 10 people, with a further 31 people injured.   On 29th November 2013, a police helicopter, EC135, crashed into the Clutha pub in Glasgow city centre.  The emergency [...]

2023-11-29T11:02:59+00:00November 29th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

52,000 Glasgow children benefit from Scottish Child Payment

Kaukab Stewart, SNP MSP for Glasgow Kelvin, has welcomed new figures which show that 52,245 children in Glasgow are currently receiving the Scottish Child Payment.   The Scottish Child Payment, which provides £25 per week to every eligible child, is estimated to lift 50,000 children out of relative poverty in 2023/24.   In Glasgow, 594,495 [...]

2023-11-28T15:30:32+00:00November 28th, 2023|Social security|0 Comments
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