Rhoda Grant

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First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Highland MSP in the pink as cancer awareness-raiser looms

Rhoda Grant: Think pink!A HIGHLAND MSP backing a breast cancer campaign wants to see fellow supporters in the pink next week.Rhoda Grant decked herself out in a head-turning outfit this week to plug the Breast Cancer Campaign’s flagship fund-raiser.The ... [Published Ross-shire Journal - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

One child in every four on Bute is living in poverty, according to disturbing new figures published this week.

Research carried out for the Campaign to End Child Poverty has found that after the cost of housing is taken into account, 26.5 per cent of children on Bute are living in poverty - the highest figure for any of the wards in the Argyll and Bute Council ... [Published Buteman - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Politics goes pink for breast cancer awareness

Highlands & Islands (Labour) MSP Rhoda Grant has joined the fight against breast cancer by taking part in Breast Cancer Campaign’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink day.   The theme... ... [Published Hebrides News Today - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Child Poverty Levels in Western Isles Unacceptable

Highlands and Islands MSP, Rhoda Grant has commented on the publication of the Campaign to End Child Poverty’s latest study which revealed 19% of children are living in poverty, after... ... [Published Hebrides News Today - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Highlands and Islands Labour MSP presses for progress on interconnector

Highlands and Islands Labour MSP, Rhoda Grant, has again stepped into the row over the Lewis interconnector.  The cable, which would stretch approx 50 miles (80km) from Gravir on Lewis to... ... [Published Hebrides News Today - Oct 15 2014]
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First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

North MSP helps launch Carers’ Labour Network

Rhoda Grant MSP is urging carers to sign up to the new initiative.A NETWORK aimed at helping carers get through the issues they face has been launched by a north MSP.The Carers’ Labour Network (CLN) set to work this week looking to bring about practical ... [Published John O' Groat Journal - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

MSP joins Greens

ONE OF the seven list MSPs representing Shetland as part of the Highlands and Islands region has announced he is joining the Scottish Greens.John Finnie, who left the SNP earlier in this parliament over the issue of NATO membership, said he would continue ... [Published Shetland News - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Grant welcomes NHS Highland's "living wage"

Moving in the right direction on wagesHighland MSP and Shadow Minister for Wellbeing Rhoda Grant has welcomed news from NHS Highland that the Health Board is to require all contractors it commissions to pay their staff at minimum the “Living Wage,” currently ... [Published Strathspey & Badenoch Herald - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Rhoda Grant MSP Launches Carer’s Labour Network

Rhoda Grant, Scottish Labour MSP for the Highlands and Islands and the Shadow Minister for Wellbeing, has signed up to “Carer’s Labour Network” which was launched by the Scottish Labour... ... [Published Hebrides News Today - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Highland MSP challenges political opponents to back poll tax pledge

Dave Thompson has welcomed the First Minister's comments over poll tax debtAN MSP whose constituency includes a swathe of Ross-shire has welcomed assurances over plans to stop councils pursuing people for historic 'poll tax' debts.Scottish Government ... [Published Ross-shire Journal - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Telehealth – for families in rural Scotland affected by alcohol or drug use

Highlands and Islands (Labour) MSP Rhoda Grant speaking today said “ As Shadow Minister for Wellbeing I warmly welcome Scottish Families Telehealth – a valuable new service for people living... ... [Published Hebrides News Today - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

“Cut Children’s Caffeine Consumption” Urges MSP

North, Labour MSP Rhoda Grant is giving the RRED card to the sale of energy drinks to children and young people.   The Highlands and Islands (Scottish Labour) MSP who... ... [Published Hebrides News Today - Sep 24 2014]

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Highland MSP in the pink as cancer awareness-ra... [Published Ross-shire Journal - Oct 18 2014]
One child in every four on Bute is living in po... [Published Buteman - Oct 16 2014]
Highlands and Islands Labour MSP presses for pr... [Published Hebrides News Today - Oct 15 2014]
Child Poverty Levels in Western Isles Unacceptable [Published Hebrides News Today - Oct 15 2014]
Politics goes pink for breast cancer awareness [Published Hebrides News Today - Oct 15 2014]
North MSP helps launch Carers’ Labour Network [Published John O' Groat Journal - Oct 12 2014]
MSP joins Greens [Published Shetland News - Oct 11 2014]
NHS Highland to insist contractors pay ‘living ... [Published Buteman - Oct 10 2014]
Grant welcomes NHS Highland's "living wage" [Published Strathspey & Badenoch Herald - Oct 09 2014]
Rhoda Grant MSP Launches Carer’s Labour Network [Published Hebrides News Today - Oct 08 2014]
Highland MSP challenges political opponents to ... [Published Ross-shire Journal - Oct 07 2014]
Telehealth – for families in rural Scotland aff... [Published Hebrides News Today - Oct 02 2014]
“Cut Children’s Caffeine Consumption” Urges MSP [Published Hebrides News Today - Sep 24 2014]
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No victory down to better off, says Finnie [Published Northern Times - Sep 19 2014]
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