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By Bob Doris MSP

Today in Holyrood, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon addressed the nation to explain the Scottish Government’s routemap that will guide the country out of lockdown. The routemap gives practical examples of what people, organisations and businesses can expect to see change over time.

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By Bob Doris MSP

I welcome the Scottish Government announcement that pupils will return to schools in August, subject to scientific advice that it is safe to do so. 

Schools in Maryhill and Springburn will return on 11 August, while Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) settings will open over the summer.

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The Scottish Parliament has unanimously supported new emergency measures to help people in Scotland get through the crisis caused by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

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By Bob Doris MSP

19 and 20 May 2020

I had great sympathy for the policy intent of these amendments and made a brief contribution on providing additional support for tenants here (see below). Whilst I did not vote for the specific amendments (explained below), I remain ready to work collaboratively with others to support tenants.

There is much the Scottish Government is currently doing to support tenants but we must always stand ready to consider new suggestions. I want to thank all those who made representations to me on these matters.

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