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Partick Farmers’ Market helps to promote healthy eating

May 11th, 2023|Categories: Food, Health and Wellbeing, Partick|

SNP MSP for Glasgow Kelvin, Kaukab Stewart has praised farmers’ markets, such as the one held in Partick, for supporting farmers, bringing fresh produce to [...]

Parliamentary praise for GMAC’s Wilma Smith

April 4th, 2023|Categories: Creative industries, Culture and arts, News, Parliament|

Glasgow Media Access Centre’s (GMAC) Filmmakers Programme Manager has been appointed Co-Vice President of Screen Talent Europe (STE), an organisation focused on connecting emerging filmmakers. [...]

Collective Responsibility and the SNP Leadership Contest

March 9th, 2023|Categories: Independence, Uncategorized|Tags: |

The SNP has been the Scottish Government since 2007. That’s nearly 15 consecutive years of leadership and service to the people of Scotland, who have [...]

Scottish Labour – Playing at politics and letting Glasgow down

March 1st, 2023|Categories: Education, Glasgow City Council, Uncategorized|

On Thursday 16th February, Councillors met in Glasgow City Chambers to debate and agree the Glasgow City Council budget for the year ahead. It was [...]

Kaukab welcomes a budget to fight child poverty

December 16th, 2022|Categories: cost of living crisis|Tags: , , , , |

The Scottish Government has announced its budget choices for 2023/24. This short blog explains why I welcome so many of the funding commitments and hopefully [...]

Welcoming Languages

December 13th, 2022|Categories: Anti Racism, Education, Glasgow City Council, Health and Wellbeing, Human Rights, Mental Health, Refugees|

Welcoming Languages: Including a Refugee Language in Scottish Education is an inspiring, collaborative project based at University of Glasgow School of Education. It is delivered [...]

Scotland’s leadership delivers progress on Loss and Damage at COP27

November 22nd, 2022|Categories: Climate Emergency, Human Rights|

As Convener of the Cross Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Pakistan, I was pleased to welcome Consul General Raza to our meeting on [...]

Racism in sport – an intolerable situation

July 28th, 2022|Categories: Anti Racism, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Changing The Boundaries - the Plan4Sport Independent Review into Racism in Scottish Cricket, which was published earlier this week, makes for shocking reading. It is [...]

Social Security Scotland – building a benefit system to tackle inequality

July 26th, 2022|Categories: cost of living crisis, Health and Wellbeing, Human Rights, Independence, Mental Health, Parliament, SNP Manifesto|Tags: , , , , |

Last week I read an article in the Daily Record that really rankled with me. It was about the new Social Security Scotland system being [...]

Abortion Care Summit Constructive and Helpful

June 29th, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellbeing, Mental Health|Tags: , |

As the MSP for Glasgow Kelvin, where the Sandyford NHS Clinic is located, I am very concerned by the protests outside healthcare facilities and the [...]

Are you claiming all the benefits you are entitled to?

June 28th, 2022|Categories: cost of living crisis, Health and Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

Last week I had the pleasure of visiting Advice Direct Scotland in my constituency, where I learned that every year £20 billion of benefits entitlement [...]

Making Scotland Hostile to Trafficking and a Safe Place for Ukrainian Refugees

June 14th, 2022|Categories: Parliament, Refugees, sexual health|Tags: , , , , |

I spoke in this Members' Debate brought to the Parliament by my colleague Bill Kidd MSP. There were many powerful and well informed debates during [...]

First Minister confirms summit on Buffer Zones and Abortion Rights to take place in June

June 10th, 2022|Categories: Glasgow City Council, Mental Health, sexual health|

At First Minister's Questions on 9 June, Nicola Sturgeon repeated her commitment to ending the intimidating protests outside the Sandyford Clinic in Glasgow Kelvin, and [...]

Important Update – Scotrail and Aslef reach agreement to end the train drivers’ industrial action

June 9th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

10.6.22 Update Following constructive talks between Scotrail and Aslef, a new deal has been negotiated which Aslef will recommend to their members next week. As [...]

Women’s Health Minister meets staff at the Sandyford Clinic

May 26th, 2022|Categories: Justice, Mental Health, News, sexual health|Tags: , , |

I am pleased to report that the Women's Health Minister, Maree Todd, visited the Sandyford Clinic and Queen Elizabeth Hospital today to meet staff providing [...]

Race Equality and Anti-Racism in Education – Supplementary Question, 12 May 2022

May 13th, 2022|Categories: Education, Glasgow City Council, Parliament|

In parliament on 12 May Kaukab took the opportunity to ask the Cabinet Secretary a supplementary question on the subject of Race Equality and Anti-Racism in [...]

Statement on Protests at the Sandyford Sexual Health Clinic

May 13th, 2022|Categories: Mental Health, Parliament, sexual health|Tags: , , , , , |

Many constituents have contacted Kaukab about the disturbing reports of noisy and intimidating anti-abortion protestors targeting the Sandyford Clinic in Glasgow Kelvin earlier this week. [...]

Cost of the School Day – speech by Kaukab Stewart MSP on 26.4.22

April 29th, 2022|Categories: Parliament, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Kaukab contributed to the following debate that took place in parliament on 26 April 2022. *S6M-04138 Shirley-Anne Somerville: Reducing the Cost of the School Day [...]

Statement on the UK Government’s Proposal to sending Refugees and Asylum Seekers to Rwanda

April 28th, 2022|Categories: Parliament|

Here is Kaukab's response to the UK Government's asylum policy proposal to send some refugees and asylum seekers to Rwanda for their claims to be [...]

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