Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints

The Report of the Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints has been published and can be downloaded here. PREAMBLE In early December 2019, I joined the Committee as a substitute when my colleague, Alison Johnstone MSP had…

Statement on the publication of evidence to the SGHHC Committee

Below is a statement from the Scottish Parliament in response to the votes this morning in the Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints on the publication of written evidence from Alex Salmond on the Ministerial Code. I…

Press release: soaring rents shows need for rent controls

Rising private rents across Scotland reveal the failure of the SNP’s flagship rent pressure zones policy and the need for proper rent controls, Scottish Greens housing spokesperson Andy Wightman has said. New stats published by the Scottish Government  show that…

Pentland Hills Regional Park: outdoor infrastructure survey

In September 2020, the Scottish Parliament held a debate on ‘dirty camping’. Many MSPs spoke out against the poor behaviour their constituents had witnessed over the summer. This behaviour was caused not only by a lack of understanding about how…