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DENNIS ROBERTSON MSP PRAISES £163,400 TO EMPLOYMENT ACCESS FOR YOUNG DISABLED PEOPLE

The Scottish Government has invested £163,400 in work to remove the barriers that young disabled and other vulnerable people face when entering the jobs market.   The Scottish Chambers of Commerce will work with employers to identify the barriers and then work with other stakeholders to help break them down.   The work forms part […]

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The Heart Failure Policy Network: Take action now on heart failure!

On World Heart Day 29 September 2015, the Heart Failure Policy Network (HFPN) kick-started an initiative in the European Parliament in Brussels. This unique network of parliamentarians, patients and professionals from across Europe worked together to tackle this serious chronic condition head on.  “We have one opportunity to get this right. If we don’t, a […]

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DENNIS ROBERTSON MSP URGES LOCAL FOOTBALL FANS TO MAKE THEIR VOICES HEARD

Dennis Robertson MSP has today urged football fans in Aberdeenshire West to make their voices heard in how the game is run by responding to the Scottish Government’s new consultation.   The Scottish Government has launched the consultation to inform potential future legislation to protect the rights of football fans. The consultation, which will run […]

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DENNIS ROBERTSON MSP WEARS IT PINK IN HOLYROOD IN AID OF BREAST CANCER NOW

Dennis Robertson, MSP for Aberdeenshire West, has shown his support for women with breast cancer by dressing up in pink and encouraging his constituents to take part in Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink, on Friday 23rd October.   wear it pink, the UK’s biggest pink fundraiser, calls on supporters across the country […]

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DENNIS ROBERTSON MSP WELCOMES £224 MILLION ENERGY-EFFICIENCY SCHEME

A new fuel poverty scheme, backed by up to £224 million from the Scottish Government, will help as many as 28,000 Scots heat their homes, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said today.   Over the next seven years, Warmer Homes Scotland will install measures such as insulation, heating and domestic renewables in households identified as fuel […]

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DENNIS ROBERTSON MSP GOES GOLD TO SUPPORT CHILDREN WITH CANCER

DENNIS ROBERTSON MSP GOES GOLD TO SUPPORT CHILDREN WITH CANCER Dennis Robertson MSP for Aberdeenshire West will be wearing a gold ribbon this September to support Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Thousands of families deal with the devastating impact of a cancer diagnosis and its treatment every month. Treatment for children is often gruelling and can […]

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FARMING WITH DYSLEXIA CAMPAIGN MARKS ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY

FARMING WITH DYSLEXIA CAMPAIGN MARKS ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY MSP Dennis Robertson has welcomed the first year anniversary of NFU Scotland’s Farming with Dyslexia campaign, as they mark it by setting objectives to continue to develop the successful initiative for the future. Over the last 12 months, the Union has been working with various organisations to […]

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MAXWELL URGES CONSTITUENTS TO GIVE BLOOD AND SAVE A LIFE

Dennis Robertson MSP is encouraging constituents to help save a life this summer by donating blood before they go on holiday.   The Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service must maintain up to a week’s supply for all eight blood groups in Scotland and supplies often see a drop during the summer months, particularly as people […]

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EU REFERENDUM: FRENCH BORN MSP CALL FOR ALL PARTIES TO SUPPORT HIS RIGHT TO VOTE

North East MSP Christian Allard will call for cross-party support for EU citizens resident in the UK to be given a vote in the EU referendum.  The SNP MSP will make the call during a debate at the Scottish Parliament later today. In response to the UK Government’s Referendum Bill, the Scottish Government calls for […]

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Scottish Human Rights Commission awarded United Nations “A Status” for second time

The Scottish Human Rights Commission has achieved the top grade of accreditation, for the second time, from the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the International Coordinating Committee of National Human Rights Institutions. This will enable Scotland’s voice to be heard at the highest levels in the international human rights […]

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