We owe it to future generations 

The Scottish people overwhelmingly want to see a country that works together to deliver a more sustainable future. I believe that this bill will do just that, as well as providing an opportunity to create a fairer, more balanced country.

Why we need to “Report it to sort it”

Today is the first anniversary of Daniel Johnson MSP's Bill to protect retail workers coming into force. We are supporting USDAW's call to report retail crime to sort retail crime.

Scotmid Co-operative Hosts Menopause Cafe

As part of Co-operatives Fortnight celebrations Scotmid Co-operative hosted their first Menopause Cafe, showing a concern for the welfare of their employees. Monica Lennon MSP has submitted a motion to the Scottish Parliament highlighting this event.

Exterior of the Scottish Parliament Building. Taken at around 2pm on New Year’s Day 2013. A city full of historic architecture and that has UNESCO World heritage status that contrasts with this post modern example of architecture by Enric Miralles who died before the building was completed in around 2004.The jutting shapes are ‘think pods’ for Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) to spend time in to reflect.

Co-operatives offer the opportunity to build a better world.

As a Co-operative Party MSP and the Convener of the Cross-Party Group on Co-operatives in the Scottish Parliament, I was pleased to submit a motion to the Scottish Parliament highlighting these events and the wider benefits co-operatives can bring to our society.