September 11, 2020
FREE, ANONYMOUS APP WILL HELP STOP THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 AND SAVE LIVES
SNP MSP Shona Robison has urged people in Dundee to download the new ‘Protect Scotland’ app - to help slow the spread of Coronavirus and support the easing of lockdown restrictions.
September 9, 2020
An estimated 5,200 children across Dundee could benefit from the Scottish Government’s ground breaking anti-poverty payment, new figures have revealed.
The Scottish Child Payment will be worth £10 per child for low-income families by the end of 2022, with introduction f...
September 4, 2020
MSP Shona Robison has announced she will again be seeking the nomination to be the candidate for Dundee City East in the Scottish Parliamenatry elections in 2021.
Ms Robison is a long standing member of the Scottish Parliament and will have served 22 years by the time o...
September 3, 2020
SNP GOVERNMENT SUPPORTING YOUNG PEOPLE INTO JOBS, EDUCATION OR TRAINING
SNP MSP Shona Robison has welcomed a new £60million Youth Guarantee announced in the Programme for Government, which guarantees everyone in Dundee aged 16-24, a job, a place in education or a place...
September 1, 2020
LOCAL MSP: COVID RECOVERY PLAN WILL CREATE NEW JOBS IN DUNDEE
The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has today announced an ambitious Programme for Government aimed at ensuring a strong economic recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic.
Under the commitments, all you...
August 7, 2020
COVID-19 CRISIS PUTS PRESSURE ON UK GOVT TO SCRAP BENEFIT CAP POLICY
The number of households in Dundee hit by the Tory government's 'harmful' benefit cap has soared by 43% since the Covid-19 pandemic started.
New statistics show that as of May this year, a total of 6,0...
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...