November 8, 2019

Shona Robison MSP met with representatives from Marie Curie in Dundee to hear about the care they offer locally to people living with a terminal illness and their loved ones.

In Dundee, around 1,290 people each year need palliative care to relieve symptoms and improve t...

October 21, 2019

Shona Robison MSP is urging Dundee’s employers to use a charity’s toolkit which has been produced to help organisations break down barriers facing jobseekers or employees who are Deaf or have a hearing loss.

The MSP for Dundee City East is backing Action on Hearing Loss...

October 14, 2019

MSP for Dundee City East, Shona Robison, is demanding an urgent rethink on the planned demolition of a historic bridge in Dundee’s docks by Network Rail.

The East Dock Street to East Camperdown footbridge has been marked for removal by Network Rail, who have claimed tha...

August 5, 2019

An estimated 13,600 children in 8,300 families across Dundee are expected to benefit from the Scottish Government’s ground breaking anti-poverty payment, it has been revealed.

The Scottish Child Payment will be worth £10 per child for low-income families by the end of 2...

August 5, 2019

Shona Robison MSP for Dundee East has praised the amazing work of the Maxwell Centre in Dundee’s Coldside.

On a recent visit to the centre the MSP was able to see first-hand the work being done by the centre in engaging residents from the Coldside and Hilltown areas in...

July 31, 2019

The Scottish Welfare Fund made 5,320 payments to people in Dundee in the last financial year, new figures show.

A total of 1,810 Community Care Grants and 3,510 Crisis Grants were awarded in Dundee over the year.

The money helped people with essentials such as food, heat...

July 1, 2019

Dundee City East MSP Shona Robison praised the SNP’s announcement of a new social benefit designed to lift children across Scotland out of poverty.

By the end of 2022, eligible families in Scotland will now receive an extra £10 a week for every child under 16 – low inco...

June 17, 2019

SHONA ROBISON MSP SAYS FUEL POVERTY BILL WILL “MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE” IN DUNDEE

MSP for Dundee City East, Shona Robison, has given her backing to the Scottish Government’s world-leading Fuel Poverty Bill that was passed unanimously by MSPs last week.

Under the plans no...

June 17, 2019

CONTINUED GROWTH IN SCOTLAND DESPITE WESTMINSTER SHAMBLES


Shona Robison MSP has praised new figures showing that Scotland's employment rate has risen to 75.9% - the highest on record.

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that Scotland’s employment...

June 11, 2019

FOUR AND A HALF THOUSAND PENSIONERS WILL BE FORCED TO PAY LICENCE FEE IN DUNDEE EAST ALONE

Shona Robison MSP for Dundee East has obtained figures which show that over four and a half thousand pensioners who are currently exempt from paying the BBC’s license fee will los...

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