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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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