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We will update this information if the situation changes. See more detail on votes during the COVID-19 period here.
The wedding sector still operates under brutal restrictions while other sectors do not. The sector had expected the relaxation of restrictions on dancing outdoors. Ivan McKee confirmed that to me as recently as 7 July in answer to my question but, five days later, the Government has U-turned on it. Can the First Minister say whether dancing outdoors will or will not be allowed, as it would be...
I declare an interest as a member of GMB Scotland. The First Minister will be aware that, sadly, Pladis, the owner of the McVitie’s factory in Glasgow, has issued redundancy notices to 500 workers. Some of them were here today with their union—the GMB—to present a petition to the First Minister by 75,000 petitioners. I hope that the First Minister will be happy to take the petition from...
I will speak to amendments 5A, 5B and 7 in my name. Amendment 5A would insert “live music and live music venues”, as the cabinet secretary mentioned, and amendment 5B covers “the permissibility of live music in ... indoor and outdoor venues and the impact of limitations on indoor household gatherings”. Amendment 7 would insert a “Duty to report on effect of Act on live music”. I...
Labour MSP for Glasgow
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election
Also represented Glasgow Kelvin
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