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Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Student Mental Health and Wellbeing 7 Dec 2023

    6. To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to support student mental health and wellbeing. (S6O-02851)
  • Scottish Parliament: Student Mental Health and Wellbeing 7 Dec 2023

    Talking about aspirations and money might be a fine thing, but research from the Mental Health Foundation found that “64% of college students in Scotland had low mental wellbeing”. Despite that, the Government has moved the goalposts on its student mental health plan time and time again. The working group last met in December, and the plan was to be published in the spring. It was,...
  • Scottish Parliament: Prison Inmates (Vocational Skills Provision) 6 Dec 2023

    The Dick Stewart Service is a tremendous organisation in Dennistoun that provides a halfway place between prison and general society for men who are due to be released from prisons across the central belt. It is a key tool in stopping the reoffending cycle. Similarly, Turning Point Scotland 218 on Bath Street in Glasgow provides an equally essential service that supports female offenders with...

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Labour MSP for Glasgow, Former Labour MP for Glasgow North East

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 8 May 2021 — Election

Also represented Glasgow North East

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Topics of interest

  • Home Office
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Treasury
  • Asylum: Housing
  • Television: Licensing
  • Warships: Shipbuilding
  • Developing Countries: Females
  • Ministry of Defence: Serco-Denholm

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Scotland) ( 3 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
27 August 2019, received £150 from ComRes, Coveham House, Downside Bridge Road, Cobham KT11 3E, for two surveys. Hours: approx. 1 hr. (Registered 20 September 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) The Great Britain China Centre with sponsorship from Prudential Plc and China International Capital Corporation; (2) All-China Youth Federation
Address of donor: (1) 15 Belgrave Square, Belgravia, London SW1X 8PS; (2) 10 Qianmen Dongdajie, Dongcheng District, Beijing

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) International Flights £1,586.50; (2) Accommodation £292.74 and transport £215.19, total £507.93

Destination of visit: Beijing and Jinan, China

Dates of visit: 28 July - 2 August 2019

Purpose of visit: To participate in the 2019 Young Leaders Roundtable and to build UK-China understanding and partnership on environment and climate change issues.

(Registered 12 September 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
Army Reservist. Any payment is made pro-rata when engaged on service/duty. (Registered 06 July 2017)
Trustee of Springburn Winter Gardens Trust. (Registered 06 July 2017)
Trustee of Glasgow University Union. (Registered 06 July 2017)
Councillor (unpaid), Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland. (Registered 06 July 2017)

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