Monthly Archives: May 2010

Cathy calls for more ambition on Climate Change

The Scottish Parliament has rejected proposals for action on Climate Change because they “lack ambition” and “corners were being cut on the road to 2020”
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High Speed Rail: the Scottish Connection

Scotland needs a high speed rail network to link Edinburgh and Glasgow to London, to boost the economy while providing a low carbon alternative to air travel; but the UK is falling behind our European neighbours, says Falkirk East MSP Cathy Peattie
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Curriculum for Excellence faces crisis of confidence and resources

The Scottish Government needs to address the lack of resources and the crisis of confidence in the new Curriculum for Excellence.
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Public service workers need better protection

Public Service workers facing abuse, threats and violence deserve better protection, enshrined in legislation.
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Concerns over rise in racist incidents

Falkirk East MSP Cathy Peattie has expressed concern about the increase in racist incidents recorded by police in Central Scotland.
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Takeover: MSPs meet Forth Ports union

Falkirk East MSP Cathy Peattie, and her Mid Scotland and Fife colleague John Park, have met with Unite officials to discuss the bid by the Northstream consortium for control of Forth Ports.
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