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EmergencyFoodProvision

Here is a quick guide to emergency food provision locally over the festive period.  

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ScottishWater

By Bob Doris MSP

As many constituents will know there was yet another water outage in parts of north Glasgow yesterday. Concerns have been raised that these may be becoming more frequent. I have therefore been in correspondence with Scottish Water.

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sse wyndford

By Bob Doris MSP

I was really pleased to see SSE respond positively to the Wyndford Tennents Union to expand access to the ‘low user tariff’ for Wyndford residents. This abolishes daily standing charges which can have a devastating impact on low users. SSE have agreed to allow people to switch to the ‘low user tariff’.

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wyndford

By Bob Doris MSP

The Wyndford Tenants Union recently held a protest at SSE offices in Glasgow over standing charges for the local community heating and hot water supply. See media coverage of that protest https://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/18067942.maryhill-tenants-storm-sse-office-protest-high-energy-charges/

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By Bob Doris MSP

Threat of Cancellation - community meeting.

This will be held on Wednesday 30th of October at 7pm in the Glasgow Club Milton.

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Sighthill

By Bob Doris MSP

This week I visited Sighthill with Councillor Allan Casey. We were joined by DRS Project Management & Design as well as representatives of Morgan Sindall, Glasgow City Council’s infrastructure Contractor.

It was good to see the progress in Sighthill. This development will see a huge number of new homes coming to the constituency, as well as a brand new school campus. The transformation is part of a £250m masterplan in partnership with the Scottish Government, Glasgow City Council and GHA.

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Climate Change

By Bob Doris MSP

I have been contacted my a number of constituents regarding the Climate Change Bill, which I supported. I would like to give a bit more background, and my thoughts on this very important issue.

Following the Stage 3 process in the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday 25th of September, I am pleased to say that MSPs have voted and the bill will now become law. 

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Committee 19092019

By Bob Doris MSP

At the Social Security Committee in the Scottish Parliament, which I chair, I was please to offer my support for the Young Carers Grant. This £300 grant will make a real and focused difference to the lives of Young Carers, and it will lauch soon.

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Bob Parliament

By Bob Doris MSP

I was able to speak in the member’s debate on Social Security Scotland’s first anniversary on 19 September 2019. You can read my full contribution below.

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