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David Stewart
Labour MSP for Highlands and Islands
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David Stewart retweeted
John Erskine Jul 29
Replying to @johnerskine
The impact of Covid-19 is predicted to affect young people across Scotland for years to come. When pupils return, it cannot be to the same structures that have led to decreasing standards and a persistent attainment gap. Restarting must mean reforming.
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The RCN Jul 29
According to a new poll, an overwhelming majority of the public (85%) says NHS staff should receive a pay rise.
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Scottish Labour Jul 29
(1/2) "We must continue to hold to Scottish Government to account and ensure they are doing all that they can for the next generation, especially those whose futures stand to be the most impacted by the pandemic."
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Jackie Baillie Jul 29
The @scotgovt approach to tackling debt that thousands of Scots have found themselves in during this crisis has been too timid. I proposed a freeze on fees and interest but the SNP said no. Time to change their minds. Read my article here:
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Richard Leonard Jul 29
The FM said that many issues raised by may have been handled differently with hindsight. Care workers fighting for PPE is not hindsight. That staff & residents in care homes went untested until last month is not hindsight. We need action from , not spin.
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Scottish Labour Jul 29
“Despite the high level of drug deaths in Scotland, we are falling behind in providing protection and support to those who inject."
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Paul Wood Jul 29
It's been a challenging few months, but it's only one week until makes deadline and hits the printers again. We're returning with all our team and our new editor at the helm. We'll be in shops next Friday, 7th August.
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Richard Leonard Jul 29
Last night's programme was harrowing. has failed the most vulnerable in society and our care workers have been forgotten. Only the implementation of a National Care Service will ensure this never happens again.
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Radio Clyde News Jul 29
A possible cluster of coronavirus cases in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde area is being investigated. 14 cases have been identified there. Total of 22 cases across Scotland in last 24 hours. No new deaths, for the 13th day in a row.
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Scottish Parliament Jul 28
💬 Did you know that we often ask the public for your opinions on a range of issues? We like to call these "call for views" and it's an opportunity to be heard by the Scottish Parliament. Find out what issues we're looking for your perspective on at 👉🏼
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RIDU_NHSLothian Jul 28
and Celebrating and Raising Awareness for World Hepatitis Day with our colleagues from the and Viral Hepatitis MCN.
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David Stewart Jul 24
I do hope so - agree it should be a right the same as being born at home
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Richard Leonard Jul 24
Everyone has a human right to medical attention. It is vital that the Health Secretary gets a grip of this crisis and takes action to ensure that we do not have people dying at home in pain from cancer without proper medical care.
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Scottish Labour Jul 24
"Government has never had a route map for the return of schools, and they still don’t – they still look as if they are making this up at the last minute."
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Scottish Labour Jul 23
Scottish Labour's calls on the Scottish and UK governments to work together to save jobs rather than 'tweeting at each other'.
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Keir Starmer Jul 22
I spent five years as Director of Public Prosecutions working on live operations with the security intelligence services. I'm not going to take lectures from a Prime Minister, who sat on an Intelligence and Security Committee report for ten months, on national security.
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Lochaber & Skye Police Jul 23
Should you be thinking about visiting one of our many beauty spots this weekend, NTS Glencoe have offered some really useful advice and information for campers. It is clear some well-meaning visitors have not realised the environmental impact of their visits
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John Erskine Jul 22
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Richard Leonard Jul 22
The UK is too centralised. We need to move power closer to the people.
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Scottish Labour Jul 23
“It is essential that makes the required resources available so that the 1,140 hours of early learning and childcare the SNP promised can be delivered as soon as possible." - on the "perfect storm" facing women at work:
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