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Local MP welcomes Maxwell family's backing to save iconic school building

A bid to save a historic school building in Pollokshaws has been backed by the family of the school’s founder, and has been praised by the local MP.

"If Channel 4 was a city, it would be Glasgow"

Stewart McDonald MP led a debate on the relocation of Channel 4, saying the broadcaster could not find a better home city than that of Glasgow.

Tory welfare cuts forcing Glasgow families to rely on foodbanks


Stewart McDonald MP for Glasgow South, has warned Tory welfare cuts have resulted in 31,630 three day emergency food supplies being given to people facing crisis, 11,634 of which were for children, between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018.

Government must publish impact assessments of Glasgow jobcentre closures

Stewart McDonald MP called on the UK Government to publish every impact assessment on the Glasgow jobcentre closure programme, and send them to every MP across the city.

MP calls for urgent debate on Glasgow jobcentre closures

Stewart McDonald MP called for the Government to issue a statement and hold an urgent debate on jobcentre closures in Glasgow, particularity given it comes in the same week that privately owned First Bus increased some fares by over 40%.

House of Commons condemns First Bus Glasgow's price increases

MPs across the House of Commons have signed an Early Day Motion, tabled by Stewart McDonald MP, condemning First Bus Glasgow's decision to increase ticket prices on routes across Glasgow and the West of Scotland.

Glasgow MPs urge First Bus to scrap fare increases

Glasgow MPs have written a joint letter urging First Bus to scrap fare increases, and called on the company to provide a service that better meets the needs of Glasgow and the West of Scotland.

Remembering former Glasgow Cathcart MP, Sir Teddy Taylor

The name Teddy Taylor will long be remembered here in the Southside of Glasgow, having represented this constituency for 15 years, from 1964 - 1979, when it was known as Cathcart. Many times during my first run for Parliament in 2015, I felt as though I was running against him, such is his profile.

Southside MP introduces Bill to end unpaid work trials

SNP MP Stewart McDonald has presented a Private Members' Bill to Parliament that seeks to end exploitative, unpaid trial shifts for workers.

Southside MP pays tribute to Scots who never returned from Passchendaele

During a debate on the Commemoration of Passchendaele, Stewart McDonald MP paid tribute to the Scots, and Glaswegians in particular, who fought and died in the Third Battle of Ypres.

Jobcentre closures highlighted as Parliament returns

Stewart McDonald MP has written to the Department for Work and Pensions urging the Department to publish the public consultation on proposed jobcentre closures in Glasgow, and called on the Secretary of State to make a statement on the future of these offices immediately.

Bubble Tea stores pledge to pay up following pressure from MP and activists

Following pressure from activist groups and Stewart McDonald MP, the Bubble Tea company, Mooboo, have agreed to change their training policy to pay minimum wage.

MP seeks consultation over Glasgow Airport charges

A Glasgow MP has voiced his concern at the lack of consultation over Glasgow Airport’s plans to charge drivers for a dedicated pick-up and drop-off facility.

FIFA urged to allow players to wear poppies

SNP MP Stewart McDonald is calling for a ban on footballers wearing

Decision to increase charity's rent "ridiculous"

Stewart McDonald MP has criticised the decision of the Labour controlled City Property to increase local charity Glasgow the Caring City's rent by 400,000%.