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30 YEARS OF THE CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD

I dropped into the Child Rights Alliance England and UNICEF’s event this week in Parliament to celebrate 30 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. We must see the CRC enshrined in domestic law here in the UK to protect children’s rights and give them the best opportunities in life.

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FIRST MINISTER’S ADDRESS

Scotland is facing two futures: one as part of the UK, led by a Prime Minister that has broken the law, is determined to destroy our economy and services through a no deal Brexit and austerity, and who wants to tear our communities apart. Or we can have a future as an independent standing as […]

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MPs CALL FOR RELEASE OF CATALAN POLITICAL PRISONERS

I co-signed a letter with my colleagues on the APPG for Catalonia following yesterday’s prison sentences of Catalan political leaders.

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CATALAN LEADERS JAILED

The imprisonment of Catalan leaders is an assault on democracy itself. Every nation has the fundamental human right to self-determination and the Spanish Government must respect this. A Government which resorts to brute force by attacking people for voting and imprisons leaders, is a weak Government. The people of Catalonia have time and time again […]