Johann Lamont

Former Labour MSP for Glasgow

@JohannLamont

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Profile

Former Labour MSP for Glasgow

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on 5 May 2021 — Dissolved for election

Also represented Glasgow Pollok

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Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Digital Exclusion (Glasgow Schools) 24 Mar 2021

    1. To ask the Scottish Government what analysis it has carried out of the number of school pupils in Glasgow experiencing digital exclusion. (S5O-05138)
  • Scottish Parliament: Digital Exclusion (Glasgow Schools) 24 Mar 2021

    It was revealed at a recent meeting of Glasgow City Council’s education committee that more than one third of primary 1 to 6 pupils in Glasgow were identified as needing a digital device for home learning and still do not have access to one. Digital exclusion among disadvantaged children and young people was already a significant problem before lockdown and remote learning, and the pandemic...
  • Scottish Parliament: Care Packages (Withdrawal) 18 Mar 2021

    As Scotland emerged from the first lockdown, I highlighted to the First Minister my concern that care packages, which had been withdrawn as the virus took hold, had been reduced or ended—effectively, that is a cut to assessed support under the cover of the Covid crisis. I have a constituent whose support of £5,000 a year was withdrawn. To put that in context, his care for the next 10 years...

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