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’m supporting the need to recruit more potential donors to join the stem cell register - particularly people from a more diverse range of ethnic backgrounds, as well as young men aged 16-30 - to give patients with blood cancer the best possible chance of life. You can do this online at www.anthonynolan.org/joinRead more ...
Indoor gatherings limited in Glasgow, East Renfrewshire and West Dunbartonshire.
Following an increase in the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Glasgow, East Renfrewshire and West Dunbartonshire, additional restrictions will be introduced for people living in these areas for an initial two week period.Read more ...
A constituent contacted me concerned about the human rights of the LGBT+ community in Poland. I am happy to express my solidarity with LGBT+ people in Poland.Read more ...
By Bob Doris MSP
Update 11th August 2020
As you will know by now, the Education Secutary John Swinney offered an apology to Scotland’s pupils who had been awarded certificated grades which were lower than teacher estimates. This was due to a system of moderation applied by the SQA. Mr Swinney will now use his powers of direction as a Scottish Minister to ensure that every pupil in that situation will now have their teacher estimates upheld and certificates will be re-issued accordingly.Read more ...
The Scottish Government has published new guidance on face coverings, which you can find here. Guidance for the retail sector including procedures for staff and customer safety and an operations checklist has also been published today - you can read it here.Read more ...