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Kez backs Small Business Saturday

Kez backs Small Business Saturday

Kez has encouraged Scots to ‘shop small’ and celebrate the contribution of entrepreneurs and family firms this weekend. Read morenavigateright

More than 50,000 patients waited longer than 12 weeks for treatment under the SNP

More than 50,000 patients waited longer than 12 weeks for treatment under the SNP

Labour today called on the SNP to focus on the NHS rather than plotting another independence referendum, as new figures revealed that more than 50,000 patients waited longer than 12 weeks for treatment. Read morenavigateright

St Andrew’s Day is an opportunity to showcase to the world our belief in co-operation and solidarity

St Andrew’s Day is an opportunity to showcase to the world our belief in co-operation and solidarity

Now more than ever, we must stand up for what we believe in. Read morenavigateright

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Labour calls on the SNP to back a rail fares freeze

Labour has launched a campaign for a rail fares freeze next year. Scotland's passengers deserve a break. Watch the videonavigateright

The NHS is in crisis, things can’t go on as they are.

The NHS is in crisis, things can’t go on as they are.

Just a few weeks ago, an independent watchdog shone a light on the SNP’s mismanagement of our most cherished public service. Audit Scotland revealed that NHS funding is not keeping pace with increasing demand and the needs of an ageing population. Read morenavigateright

Same old Tories…

Same old Tories…

The Autumn Statement was more of the same old Tory mantra - cut, cut and cut again Read morenavigateright

Pension Credit should be extended to WASPI women.

Pension Credit should be extended to WASPI women.

AROUND 2.6million women across the UK face losing out because of Tory changes to their state pension age. Labour has been fighting this betrayal, arguing that women who happen to be born in a particular year should not be disproportionately affected. Read morenavigateright

Rail passengers are fast losing confidence in the SNP Transport Minister.

Rail passengers are fast losing confidence in the SNP Transport Minister.

Writing in today's Daily Record, Kez calls on the SNP Government to accept responsibility for the poor performance of Scottish trains Read morenavigateright

Kez calls on the Chancellor to end austerity and invest in public services

Kez calls on the Chancellor to end austerity and invest in public services

Kezia Dugdale has called on the Chancellor to end austerity and invest in public services ahead of this week's Autumn Statement. Read morenavigateright

Rail passengers need less spin and more substance

Rail passengers need less spin and more substance

Rail passengers need ‘less spin and more substance’ from the SNP, Labour said today. Read morenavigateright

We have so much more to do to shatter the glass ceiling for women.

We have so much more to do to shatter the glass ceiling for women.

Kez writes in the Daily Record about Labour's plans to deliver better opportunites for women. Read morenavigateright

Three ways to help to close the pay gap in Scotland

Three ways to help to close the pay gap in Scotland

From today women are effectively working for free until 2017. Here are some Labour ideas to change that. Read morenavigateright

Five things Labour would do for a fairer Scotland

Five things Labour would do for a fairer Scotland

This week we have seen how unfair Scotland really is. Here are five things Labour would do for a fairer Scotland. Read morenavigateright

The Scottish Government must hold an inquiry into policing during the 1980s miners’ strike

The Scottish Government must hold an inquiry into policing during the 1980s miners’ strike

Shadow Scottish Secretary and former miner Dave Anderson has challenged the SNP government to hold a inquiry into the policing of the miners’ strike in Scotland. Read morenavigateright

We’re fighting to make a difference for ordinary people every day

We’re fighting to make a difference for ordinary people every day

Kez says that while Scottish Labour MSPs may be part of the political establishment, they are using democracy to deliver real change for ordinary people. Read morenavigateright

Scotland could lead the way on Miners’ justice

Scotland could lead the way on Miners’ justice

On Monday Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced to the House of Commons her refusal to hold an inquiry into the so called “Battle of Orgreave” a key event during the 1984/85 Miners’ strike. The announcement shocked campaigners to the core. Read morenavigateright

‘The people have had their say, it’s time to scrap the SNP Football Act’

‘The people have had their say, it’s time to scrap the SNP Football Act’

The public consultation on the future of the SNP Football Act has produced a clear winner – overwhelming public support to repeal the law. Read morenavigateright

Expert report reveals staggering levels of SNP mismanagement of the NHS

Expert report reveals staggering levels of SNP mismanagement of the NHS

"This expert report underlines what Labour has been saying for months - after a decade of SNP mismanagement our NHS is in real distress. Read morenavigateright

Review of student support long overdue

Review of student support long overdue

Labour has welcomed the long promised student support review, as new figures show falling bursaries and increasing student debt. Read morenavigateright

In Scotland no one should have to choose between heating and eating.

In Scotland no one should have to choose between heating and eating.

The Report of the Scottish Fuel Poverty Strategic Working Group today outlines a number of recommendations to tackle fuel poverty in Scotland. Read morenavigateright

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