It is a privilege to represent the Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn constituency as your MSP. I stay in Maryhill with my wife Janet, and young son. Before I became an MSP, I was a secondary school teacher for 10 years.
Since first being elected as a Glasgow MSP in 2007 I have worked hard to deliver for local constituents. As your constituency MSP for Maryhill and Springburn I hope to build on that progress, help to protect the communities I know best, and deliver to all people in Maryhill and Springburn
I asked the Social Security Minister, Shirley-Anne Somerville, about the support available to help people self-isolate. I was delighted to hear the self-isolation support grant will be extended to include anyone who must self-isolate and earn the Real Living Wage or lower.Read more ...
I welcome the SNP Government’s ambitious draft Budget – announced today by Finance Secretary Kate Forbes MSP.Read more ...
I would like to thank everyone who attended the Help Shape North Glasgow events I held recently. You can download a copy of Jim's presentation at the bottom of this page.
I have written to the Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity, Michael Matheson MSP, regarding the future of the site of "The Caley". You can read a copy of my letter below:-Read more ...
I have had several meetings with Scottish Canals regarding issues constituents have raised with me relating to the new Stockingfield Bridge.Read more ...