She has, along with family and friends including nephew Ryan, raised more than £500,000 for Marie Curie over the past decade through a series of sporting challenges.
Day: November 1, 2019
SNP AND TORIES JOIN FORCES TO ENFORCE BENEFIT TESTS
Jackie Baillie MSP voted with her Scottish Labour colleagues on Wednesday to scrap this 20 metre walking test, as it fails to capture the reality of someone’s disability, but the proposal fell due to SNP and Tory MSPs voting together to ensure that the degrading test remained.
400 PEOPLE UNDER 65 HAVE DEMENTIA
NHSGGC’s Young Onset Dementia (YOD) Service works with people diagnosed with dementia before the age of 65 years as well as their families and carers. It’s estimated that there are around 400 younger people across Greater Glasgow and Clyde with dementia.
FARAGE TO FIELD BREXIT CANDIDATES IN LOCAL SEATS THREAT
The Brexit Party leader set a deadline of two weeks – until 14 November – for Mr Johnson to agree, or else he vowed to unleash his candidates in every seat in England, Scotland and Wales. This, of course, includes West Dunbartonshire and Argyll and Bute where Martin Docherty Hughes and Brendan O’Hara are the sitting MPs.
STURGEON CLAIMS REFERENDUM BACKING FROM LABOUR
Nicola Sturgeon has said Jeremy Corbyn will cave in over allowing a second independence referendum next year if he becomes Prime Minister and he is under “no illusions” about her demands for putting him in 10 Downing Street.
TRANSPARENCY AND CONSULTATION NEEDED BEFORE CHANGES ARE MADE
This blatant unwillingness to be open with the public, is the latest in a series of events which demonstrates the secrecy and lack of transparency from the health board about their future plans for local health services.
Just last year, the health board was intent on removing breast cancer services from the Vale, until Jackie Baillie discovered that there was no consultation with any women from the area. At the time 13 women were consulted about the changes and all of them came from Paisley.