On the 10th of March I had an opportunity to once again raise the issues facing the people of Hong Kong, who are facing the prospect of unilateral changes to their electoral system by the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China. In this question, I asked the Minister of State for Asia […]
On the 8th of March 2021, I delivered my speech in a debate on the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Spring Budget. I sought to highlight the numerous concerns brought before me regarding the Budget by constituents and organisations, in particular those pertaining to support for businesses in Rutherglen and Hamilton West and across Scotland. You […]
Alongside my fellow parliamentarians from the House of Commons, the Irish Dáil Éireann, the German Bundestag and the European Parliament, I am proud to have signed the below joint statement in support of Saudi women human rights defenders and their call for gender equality.
Police Scotland has informed us that there has been a spike in fraud in some areas of Rutherglen and Hamilton West. The fraudsters have been phoning members of the public pretending to be from a bank or well known companies such as Amazon, Sky or BT, aiming to convince the member of the public that […]
Alongside my colleagues from the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Hospitality and Tourism, I have signed an open letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, calling on him to take into account the difficulties faced by the hospitality and tourism industries in this pandemic and to implement measures to support these industries further in the upcoming […]
I am backing this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight campaign, which is highlighting how the climate crisis is threatening the future of food and those who produce it. In a show of support for Fairtrade, I participated in a virtual parliamentary event alongside other politicians to mark the start of Fairtrade Fortnight, which runs from 22 February […]