May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
Blog

Why ownership matters

Head of Policy and Public Affairs at UNISON Scotland and Co-operative party member

New ideas on economic policy are being applied in a practical way in Scotland, with a Labour Leadership which understands that ownership matters.
Blog

Mary Barbour – Honoured on International Women’s Day

Labour and Co-operative Councillor for the Victoria Park ward in Glasgow City Council

On 8 March 2018, International Women’s Day, a statue will be unveiled to honour Mary Barbour, who led the Govan Rent Strike in 1915 and campaigned throughout her life to improve living standards for the working classes in Glasgow.
February 2018
Blog

Not Part of the Job

Political Officer

Violence, threats and abuse are not part of anyone’s job and that is why the Scottish Co-operative Party is supporting the proposed Member’s Bill put forward by Daniel Johnson MSP in the Scottish Parliament.
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
March 2017
February 2017
December 2016
Blog

Calling time on nuisance callers

Labour and Co-operative MSP for Glasgow

Our co-operative movement has long been at the forefront of protecting consumers - and it's time for co-operators to take the lead in tackling nuisance calls.
November 2016
Blog

Scotland’s Credit Unions have a lot to celebrate

Member of the Scottish Parliament on the South of Scotland list and Shadow Minister for Environment and Climate Change

Co-operative Party MSPs have tabled a motion in the Scottish Parliament commemorating the 25th anniversary of Lanarkshire Credit Union
October 2016
June 2016
Blog

Co-operative MSPs Mark Co-operatives Fortnight

Johann has been a Labour and Co-operative MSP in Glasgow for the last 16 years. During that time, Johann served as a Scottish Executive Minister and Leader of the Scottish Labour Party. Johann currently sits on the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee and is involved with various cross-party groups. Prior to being elected in 1999,

Co-operatives have a long and distinguished history in Scotland - but it is important that the Scottish Government and local authorities look to promote co-operatives in twenty-first century Scotland too.