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Campaigns

My work as an MP encompasses a wide range of issues, whether they be local, national, UK-wide or international. Some of this work naturally transforms into campaign work, some of which I've documented here in order to give easy access to the information. Below is just a small selection of the campaigning I've done since being elected, on which you can click through to see more.

Free TV licences for over-75s

The Conservatives pledged to maintain free TV licences for over-75s in their 2017 manifesto, but this promise is now being broken. It isn't fair that pensioners are paying the price.

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Parental leave

Current statutory parental leave doesn't work for the parents of premature, sick and multiple babies. I've been challenging the Government to changes the rules to give them a bit more support.

Clydesdale Shettleston closure

Bank branch closures are leaving our local communities devastated. The latest announcement revealed Clydesdale's intent to shut up shop in Shettleston. I want them to rethink that decision.