July 2, 2020

SALARY THRESHOLD WOULD HARM ECONOMY & PUBLIC SERVICES IN DUNDEE

The UK's proposed new immigration system could halve the number of people coming to Scotland, risking labour shortages in key sectors, an independent expert group has warned.

New research shows that 59.3% of...

June 25, 2020

NEW FIGURES SHOW HALF A BILLION IN EXTRA SPENDING LAST YEAR

Shona Robison MSP for Dundee City East has welcomed new figures showing spending on education in Dundee rose by £10,728 million last year.

The figures show councils spent £547 million more on education in 2019-2...

June 24, 2020

Local MSP Shona Robison has welcomed a Holyrood vote approving £7.674 million extra funding for Dundee in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

Almost £258 million extra funding has been approved for vital local services across Scotland, such as food provision for those in...

June 19, 2020

Shona Robison, MSP for Dundee City East, has backed a Bill to protect environmental standards by “keeping pace” with the EU after the end of the Brexit transition period.

The UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Continuity) (Scotland) Bill will allow or provide for co...

June 12, 2020

MSP for Dundee City East, Shona Robison has said pupils living in Dundee’s most deprived communities will benefit from targeted funding from the Attainment Scotland Fund to help close the poverty-related attainment gap.  

Dundee Council will receive a £6,223,466 investm...

June 12, 2020

Shona Robison, MSP for Dundee city East has welcomed the release of data which shows what extra funding Dundee is receiving to tackle the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

As part of £3.8 billion in extra spending to tackle coronavirus, the Scottish Government has com...

June 11, 2020

Shona Robison MSP for Dundee City East has welcomed the Scottish Government's announcement of extra financial help for students facing financial hardship over the summer months. 

The Scottish Government has brought forward early access to £11.4 million of discretionary...

May 15, 2020

Local MSP for Dundee City East, Shona Robison, has welcomed new figures showing that 1,731 businesses in Dundee have received Scottish Government grants to support firms through the coronavirus crisis.

A total of £19.79 million has been awarded in Dundee through a Scott...

May 6, 2020

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT PUBLISHES UPDATE ON "LIFE BEYOND LOCKDOWN"

SNP MSPs Shona Robison and Joe FitzPatrick have urged the public in Dundee to have their say as the Scottish Government publishes an update on what life might look like when coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictio...

May 1, 2020

Shona Robison MSP for Dundee East has applauded all those who have signed up to offer assistance to those in need during the coronavirus pandemic as the Number of volunteer sign-ups passes 76,000.


Ms Robison welcomed the announcement that local induction programmes are...

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