Neil Findlay MSP Meets Ex-Prisoners Determined to Make a Difference

Aid and Abet, a charity staffed by volunteers who have spent time in prison, met with Neil Findlay MSP last week. Continue reading

Neil Findlay MSP Pedals the Extra Mile for Poppy Scotland

This year Poppy Scotland visited the Scottish Parliament with their Poppy Bike, encouraging MSPs to pedal the extra mile for veterans across the country.  Continue reading

Neil Findlay MSP Commits to Ending HIV Related Stigma In Scotland

Neil Findlay MSP pledged to support the actions of Scotland’s anti-stigma strategy to reach zero HIV stigma in Scotland.   Continue reading

Neil Findlay MSP Supports Money Advice Charity

Neil Findlay MSP has pledged his support for Money Advice Scotland and the development of free, impartial and confidential money advice. Money Advice Scotland is a registered charity and in addition to training money advisers and delivering financial education, the organisation has launched a new Helpline offering access to free, impartial money advice services across Scotland.   Continue reading

RBS Removal of Services

I have written to the RBS Chief Executive, Ross McEwan, to express my disgust at the closure of bank branches across the Lothians and beyond.  Continue reading

Local MSP Supporting Stroke Association Campaign

‘Make May Purple for Stroke’, the annual stroke awareness month was in the Scottish Parliament last week. Local MSP Neil Findlay was on hand to welcome the stroke association and to help encourage people to show their support for people who have been affected by a stroke.  Continue reading

Local MSP Signs Fracking Bill in Scottish Parliament

Local MSP Neil Findlay last week signed his colleague Claudia Beamish MSP, members bill, to ban Fracking in Scotland.  Continue reading

MSP Welcomes Malawi Partnership to Parliament

The Scotland/Malawi Partnership were in Parliament last week explaining to MSP’s their work in helping to developing and enhancing the links between Scotland and Malawi and the work they are doing to help achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDG’s). Amongst many things the MDG’s are intent on reducing poverty, alleviating hunger, providing water and sanitation and ensuring all receive a good education. Continue reading

MSP Welcomes Summer Holiday Breakfast Initiative in Fauldhouse

News that Fauldhouse Partnership Centre will be providing breakfasts free of charge during the summer holidays has been welcomed by local MSP, and resident of Fauldhouse, Neil Findlay. The initiative led by Fauldhouse Partnership Centre & West Lothian Financial Inclusion Network will provide the children of Fauldhouse a free breakfast during the summer holidays. It will start on the 3rd of July on Monday’s to Wednesday’s between 10am-11.30am in Fauldhouse Partnership Centre. Continue reading

MSP Supports USDAW Campaign to Ensure Workers Can Balance Work and Care

Shopworkers Trade Union USADW were in the Scottish Parliament last week promoting their campaign to help workers balance their work and caring responsibilities. USDAW received the support of local MSP Neil Findlay who met reps at an event in Parliament.  Continue reading