Paternity leave plans welcome but more action needed

Jo has welcomed plans announced by the Government this week to grant six months’ paternity leave to fathers, but said more needs to be done to allow parents to share their responsibilities.

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MP warns constituents to be alert to phone scam

Jo is warning the public to be alert to a widespread phone scam, where people posing as BT employees threaten to cut off telephone lines unless a charge is paid over the phone.

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McGavigans goes into administration

Jo has expressed concern for employees at John McGavigan Ltd, which has gone into administration.

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Bridging the gender gap

I welcome the report released this week by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) into sex discrimination in the City, even if its findings are not at all surprising. 

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Jo raises the flag for Girlguides’ centenary

Jo joined Bishopbriggs Girlguides on Saturday to celebrate the centenary of the Girlguiding movement.

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Jo attends Butterfly Awards ceremony

Jo attended and gave a short speech at the Butterfly Awards’ Garden Scheme ceremony on Monday in Bishopbriggs.

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Companies “unaware” of packaging law

Jo has slammed the Government’s failure to inform companies of packaging waste responsibilities as Red Bull and GHD face court fines.

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Jo publishes summer survey responses

Jo has published her responses to a survey by 38 Degrees on the summer plans of Members of Parliament.

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70 unemployed teachers in East Dunbartonshire

Jo and Ross Finnie MSP have expressed shock at figures showing that 70 new teachers in East Dunbartonshire have been unable to find permanent teaching posts this year.

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Jo appeals to Council as CALA negotiations extended

Jo has welcomed news that an extension has been granted for CALA and East Dunbartonshire Council to reach an agreement over Kilmardinny.

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