It is a privilege to represent the Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn constituency as your MSP. I stay in Maryhill with my wife Janet, and young son. Before I became an MSP, I was a secondary school teacher for 10 years.
Since first being elected as a Glasgow MSP in 2007 I have worked hard to deliver for local constituents. As your constituency MSP for Maryhill and Springburn I hope to build on that progress, help to protect the communities I know best, and deliver to all people in Maryhill and Springburn
As you will be aware, there has been a outbreak of coronavirus at the Murano Student Village in Maryhill, part of Glasgow University. Given the scale of the outbreak, I am concered about the welfare of students and the wider community. I have today (Friday 25 September) written to Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Principal and Vice Chancellor of Glasgow University.Read more ...
I have been representing several sports, recreational and community organisations in relation to the frustrations (which I share) over the slow pace of the reopening of Glasgow Life facilities across Maryhill and Springburn.Read more ...
The First Minister has today announced further measures aimed at reducing the spread of Coronavirus. You can read more about this at www.gov.scot/coronavirus. I would urge all constituents to read the detailed update and encourage everyone to follow these additional measures
I’m supporting the need to recruit more potential donors to join the stem cell register - particularly people from a more diverse range of ethnic backgrounds, as well as young men aged 16-30 - to give patients with blood cancer the best possible chance of life. You can do this online at www.anthonynolan.org/joinRead more ...
Indoor gatherings limited in Glasgow, East Renfrewshire and West Dunbartonshire.
Following an increase in the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Glasgow, East Renfrewshire and West Dunbartonshire, additional restrictions will be introduced for people living in these areas for an initial two week period.Read more ...