Monthly Archives: April 2010

Scottish Government action needed on apprenticeships

Falkirk East MSP Cathy Peattie has demanded that the Scottish Government provide more support for apprentices after it was revealed that across Scotland 855 apprentices were made redundant in the past year – including 24 in the Falkirk area. According to Skills Development Scotland, 720 of these – including 19 from the Falkirk area – were in the construction industry.
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Violence against Workers

Falkirk East MSP Cathy Peattie has called on the Scottish Government to be more proactive in tackling violence against workers.
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Bid to Regulate Property Factors

Falkirk East MSP Cathy Peattie is supporting a bid to regulate property factors.
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Limited respite from Scottish Government

Falkirk East MSP Cathy Peattie has condemned the Scottish Government for breaking its promise to carers to provide an additional 10,000 weeks of respite care per year – with the Minister now asking MSPs to try to lobby local authorities on her behalf.
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