As the cost of heating our homes increases the number of people who can no longer afford adequate heating has become a huge problem in Scotland. Here we have a look at some of the issues surrounding Fuel Poverty.
After the Grenfell tower tragedy the spotlight focussed on other structures throughout the UK that used similar dangerous cladding, including the Glasgow Harbour development. here I have a look at some of the issues and ask Who should be paying to make the development safe for residents?
We have been attending community events up and down Scotland discussing how we are going to take forward our policies on housing. When Jeremy Corbyn visited Maryhill we were able to go through many issues with the public who attended the event and here is a short video showing some of what we discussed and I also talk about the new Housing Commission i’m setting up to develop the Scottish Labour Party’s housing policies.
I met with some of the business owners who have suffered tremendously since the second fire in the Art School, added to the ongoing works in Sauchiehall Street itself. Many businesses still don’t have access to their buildings and things are becoming very difficult for them and their staff. I wanted to get there point of view and here is the video reporting on what I found
The overuse of antibiotics has lead to the situation where many of our antibiotics are now almost useless and we risk returning to a time where a simple graze could mean death as many infections become harder to treat. This video points out some of the issues