My Constituency Work

I’m based in the constituency Fridays to Mondays inclusive. I divide this time between meeting local businesses, organisations and community groups, attending events and holding surgeries where constituents can drop in and meet me and discuss any issues they have. I hold 12 surgeries per month across the constituency see Surgeries for more details.

 

Royal Bank Of Scotland Branch Closure

We where notified recently of the proposed closure of  the last remaining bank on Alexandra Parade. ​I have written to Ross McEwan, the CEO of Royal Bank of Scotland, stating my concerns regarding the closure of the Alexandra Parade branch and urging RBS to rethink, particularly in light of the fact that a significant proportion of its cu...
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The Scottish Government wants your views!

The Scottish Government wants your views!
Local people needed!!! At least 2,000 people with experience of the current social security system are being recruited to help shape Scotland's new system – allowing the Scottish Government to learn from mistakes made in the past. The panels will work with the expert advisory group on disability and carers' benefits. The Scottish Government ha...
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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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Glasgow SNP MPs and MSPs fighting Job Centre closures

Glasgow SNP MPs and MSPs fighting Job Centre closures
The UK Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is reportedly planning to close 50% of the job centre sites in Glasgow. This is a deeply concerning move which will have severe ramifications for job-seekers and social security claimants across the city, not least in Provan, where many people use Job Centre Plus services at Easterhouse and Parkhead. La...
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Glasgow Pride 2016

Glasgow Pride 2016

Ivan and his team wish all the very best for Glasgow Pride 2016 and he will continue to campaign for and work with the LGBT+ community against homophobia.

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Surgeries

01/09/17 10:00 - 10:45

01/09/17 11:15 - 12:00

01/09/17 12:30 - 13:30

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