Campaigns

As well as responding to the immediate needs of my constituents, I want to make a difference to Provan and to Scotland. Where issues arising from casework start to recur and produce a pattern - eg regarding property factoring or the UK Government’s Green Deal – something needs done about the system or process. In addition, there are things I want to promote such as ending rough sleeping and getting reusable nappies more widely used by parents in Scotland. The solutions might not be quick and easy to implement but I am using the tools at my disposal as an MSP to start to raise awareness and address them. I’ll use this section of the website to provide details of my campaigns and updates as appropriate.

 

Lightburn Hospital - Health Board is failing in its duty of care to the population of the East End of Glasgow. It has a case to answer.

Lightburn Hospital - Health Board is failing in its duty of care to the population of the East End of Glasgow. It has a case to answer.
I've submitted my response to Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board's latest consultation exercise on "Changes to Rehabilitation Services in North East Glasgow" - including the proposed closure of Lightburn Hospital. I'm not impressed by the Board's arguments which are unconvincing and lacking in important detail. You can read ...
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Substance Vs. Soundbite

Substance Vs. Soundbite
I know this is a bit of an essay but I think it is important to set out very clearly what is going on with the consultation about Lightburn Hospital.The last Labour-LibDem administration in Holyrood set up a process, in 2010, to manage proposals from Health Boards for changes in services.That is the process that is being followed now. It is designe...
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Baby Box Campaign

Baby Box Campaign
One of the first Campaigns I got underway when elected was to ensure that the (then) forthcoming Scottish Baby Box contained re-usable nappies, rather than disposables which fill expensive landfill – where they take at least 200 years to degrade whilst producing 630kg of greenhouse gas over the two and a half years a baby uses them. Reusable nappie...
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Ivan McKee MSP urges local people to find out more about pancreatic cancer

Ivan McKee MSP urges local people to find out more about pancreatic cancer

Ivan McKee MSP is encouraging people in Glasgow to know the symptoms of pancreatic cancer, and is supporting a drive to improve the care of local people with the disease.

Following on from a recent ComRes survey which found that three quarters of people in Scotland could not name a single symptom of pancreatic cancer unprompted, Ivan McKee MSP is joining Pancreatic Cancer Scotland and Pancreatic Cancer UK in their efforts to spread the word about the warning signs of the disease.

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Rail Link for Robroyston

Rail Link for Robroyston
In August I wrote to Transport Minister Humza Yousaf making the case for a railway station in Robroyston. Robroyston suffers very poor public transport links and the building of 1,600 new houses in the area is going to put pressure on local infrastructure. The Scottish Government has committed £5bn to rail improvements over the course of this Par...
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