Monthly Archives: June 2010

Homebuyers beware

First Time Buyers looking for help to buy a house are likely to be disappointed.
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Give epilepsy a sporting chance

Cathy with 'Give epilepsy a sporting chance' card during National Epilepsy Week (13-19 June)

Falkirk East MSP Cathy Peattie is calling for people with epilepsy to be given a sporting chance.
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Big Fit Walkers at the Scottish Parliament

Big Fit Walkers at the Scottish Parliament

Big Fit Walkers at the Scottish Parliament

When the Big Fit Walk went to Holyrood on Wednesday, the timing could not have been better. The walk through Holyrood Park was followed by a debate in the Scottish Parliament on Active Travel.

Falkirk East MSP Cathy Peattie was involved in both – as the constituency MSP, helping to organise the walk and a meeting with MSPs for the Big Fit Walk organisers and the Helix Green Team; and as Deputy Convener of the Transport Infrastructure and Climate Change committee, summing up in the debate on the committee’s inquiry into Active Travel.
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Climate Change: talks should not delay action

Cathy Peattie has criticised the Scottish government for ‘inexcusable delay’ on measures to cut carbon emissions.
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Grangemouth Transport: Keeping up the pressure

Keeping up the pressure on the Scottish Government, Falkirk East MSP Cathy Peattie has again raised the issue of road and rail improvements in the Grangemouth area, including the potential for a Grangemouth Rail Station.
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NHS job cuts

protest against NHS cuts

The Scottish Government has admitted that current plans will cut almost 4,000 NHS jobs this year, including over 1,500 nurses.
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