“For too long retail workers have been expected to put up with violence and abuse. That many see it as part of the job is completely unacceptable. My Bill will give retail workers the protection they deserve.” Daniel Johnson MSP
“The economic shockwaves of this pandemic have rocked families and households in Orkney, with many thousands facing falling earnings and rising costs.”
David Stewart MSP, Labour, is delighted that the Scottish Government has published guidance to the building industry, ahead of installing fire sprinklers in all new social housing with new regulations coming into effect next year
“It’s crucially important that young people have an active lifestyle because we have got a horrendous rate of Type 2 diabetes. “
Labour’s Rhoda Grant MSP and David Stewart MSP have assured constituents in the Highlands and Islands that they can still be contacted by mail or over the phone, despite regional offices remaining closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Coilla Drake who lives in Westray will contest the seat for Labour.
“More and more families across Scotland are facing financial hardship, but the SNP Government are failing to provide the direct and immediate support needed. “
“Constituents have been in touch with me for some time now, concerned about what childcare provision there will be when Peedie Breeks closes.”
“It’s been a privilege to serve Inverness and the Highlands and Islands throughout my career but it’s time to move over for new blood.”
David Stewart MSP: “How acts of kindness can help people’s mental wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.”
“This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is putting the focus on kindness as a means of helping people through the pandemic and building a better society as we emerge from it.”