All 15 results for brexit speaker:Aileen Campbell

Scottish Parliament: Credit Unions (17 Sep 2019)

Aileen Campbell: ...that the strategy should not be developed in isolation but should display awareness of the bigger picture and that it will undoubtedly interact with other policy work. With the economic impact of Brexit uppermost in our minds, ensuring people’s financial resilience is ever more important. Using the findings of the Scottish household survey about who is saving and the link across to...

Scottish Parliament: Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (Meetings) (29 May 2019)

Aileen Campbell: ...on-going engagement, I have regular meetings with the president of COSLA to discuss issues of common interest. Our last such meeting was on 13 March, when we discussed a number of issues including Brexit preparations, and we will meet again on Monday of next week.

Scottish Parliament: Universal Credit Recipients (Importance of Food Banks) (21 Feb 2019)

Aileen Campbell: ...for people, rather than against them. In recognition that people have been badly hit by UK Government welfare cuts and in order to protect vulnerable communities against the economic damage of Brexit, last month I announced a further £500,000 investment in FareShare, which will support organisations that are responding to food insecurity. That is in addition to our £3.5 million fair food...

Scottish Parliament: Universal Credit Recipients (Importance of Food Banks) (21 Feb 2019)

Aileen Campbell: ...will punish most those who are least financially resilient. Does Elaine Smith agree that we should unite on that message, especially given that we have had to announce £500,000 to prepare for Brexit in tackling food insecurity, which we know will happen if there is a no-deal exit from the EU? That is, to be quite frank, ridiculous and is testament to the reckless actions of the UK...

Scottish Parliament: Credit Unions (17 Jan 2019)

Aileen Campbell: ...her remarks. Bill Kidd and Andy Wightman talked about the fact that many people lack financial resilience, illustrating why credit unions are still so important, especially with the uncertainty of Brexit on the horizon and the financial impact that it may have, particularly on the people who are most at risk and have the least financial resilience. Kezia Dugdale argued that credit unions...

Scottish Parliament: Rent and Mortgage Arrears (Support) (15 Jan 2019)

Aileen Campbell: ...80,000 affordable homes since 2007 and we are on track to deliver on our 50,000 affordable homes target for the current session of Parliament—a commitment that the UK Government’s approach to Brexit could jeopardise. We, of course, do not want anyone to have to worry about paying their rent or mortgage or any other bills, and I urge anyone who is struggling to seek independent advice...

Scottish Parliament: Poverty (United Kingdom) (27 Nov 2018)

Aileen Campbell: to risk condemning a generation of children and their families to a lifetime of poverty that they will struggle to rise out of. That is before we even start to consider the unknown impacts of Brexit. The rapporteur has highlighted that those on low incomes appear to be “an afterthought” and that no consideration has been given to what will happen to poverty levels following...

Scottish Parliament: Poverty (United Kingdom) (27 Nov 2018)

Aileen Campbell: ...that the people of Scotland voted to stay in the EU. The First Minister has made it clear that she has never ruled out, and would not stand in the way of, a people’s vote. Given the impact of Brexit on the most vulnerable people across the country, we must continue to work hard and to do whatever we need to do to plan and to support local authorities and the third sector in the way that...

Scottish Parliament: National Health Service (Waiting Times) (9 May 2018)

Aileen Campbell: ...the issues more broadly and to understand, for instance, the impact of the hostile immigration environment that has been established and the impact of the freedom of movement restrictions under Brexit. Presiding Officer, you will note that I have not mentioned the Labour members who come to the chamber and do well at criticising but do not do as well at bringing ideas to remedy the...

Scottish Parliament: Public Health (Noise Pollution) (10 May 2017)

Aileen Campbell: ...a framework for noise management is necessary. Even though environmental standards are a European Union requirement, the Scottish Government will continue to maintain, protect and enhance them post-Brexit.

Scottish Parliament: Public Health (Cycling) (10 May 2017)

Aileen Campbell: ...negotiate with the UK Government to ensure that future financial support for the range of initiatives that are currently supported by EU funds is allocated fairly and equitably across the UK post-Brexit. The member is right to recognise that, in all areas of life, the mess that the UK Government has got us into with Brexit and its lack of clarity and engagement will impact on many issues...

Scottish Parliament: Addaction (18 Apr 2017)

Aileen Campbell: ...commitment to tackle the problem in a fresh way, drawing on the expertise and perspectives available, including those of people with lived experience. Christine Grahame is right that, as we debate Brexit and prepare for another election, groups such as Addaction are saving lives, giving children a future and providing much-needed support. We need to continue to look at addiction through a...

Scottish Parliament: National Review of Maternity and Neonatal Services (21 Feb 2017)

Aileen Campbell: ...including a 4.9 per cent increase for 2017-18, which equates to 191 midwifery training places in that year, compared with an intake of 172 students in 2006-07. We must also deal with the context of Brexit, which the member’s party has imposed on us. We rely on European Union nationals to deliver many NHS services. [ Interruption .] I hear members asking us to change the record, but the...

Scottish Parliament: Health and Social Care (European Union Workforce) (8 Nov 2016)

Aileen Campbell: On the member’s point about groundhog day, when is his party going to tell us what Brexit means?

Scottish Parliament: NHS Staffing (21 Sep 2016)

Aileen Campbell: ...impact that national initiatives are having locally; they are also ensuring that our professionals work at their full potential. Stewart Stevenson also made excellent points, drawing on the post-Brexit bourach left by Messrs Cameron, Johnson, Farage and the rest of them and the impact of that on our valued EU dental staff who contribute to our communities and to our NHS. There were,...

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