The Scottish Government’s budget protects low and middle income earners and delivers for public services and public sector workers, SNP MSP for Stirling, Bruce Crawford has said as Stage 3 of the Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill is laid before the Scottish Parliament.
Stirling MSP, Bruce Crawford, and the Convener of the Public Safety Committee, Councillor Maureen Bennison, have hailed the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill passing at Holyrood by 118 votes to 1 last week.
SNP MSP Bruce Crawford has joined the campaign to boost internet safety for young people – after pressure from SNP MSPs Kevin Stewart and Gillian Martin led to Snapchat removing primary schools from their search function.
Stirling MSP Bruce Crawford has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, calling on UK Government intervention on the closure of the Royal Bank of Scotland branch closure in his constituency.
Stirling MSP Bruce Crawford has supported SNP calls for the UK Government to fix Scotland’s poor mobile phone coverage – following a report which shows that only 17% of Scotland’s landmass has 4G coverage, compared to 60% in England.
Stirling MSP Bruce Crawford marked Children’s Mental Health Week last week by meeting with Place2Be Scotland in the Scottish Parliament.
Place2Be is a charitable organisation that offers expert training and support for schools for children and young people’s mental health.
Stirling MSP, Bruce Crawford, has backed the Scottish Government’s campaign to reduce road traffic collisions through town centres.
Stirling MSP Bruce Crawford attended the official launch of a new book on the Cowie miners’ strikes in the 1980’s at the Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum on Friday.
A total of 45 schools in the Stirling area are to receive £1,483,440 in Pupil Equity Funding – to help close the attainment gap in schools between the richest and poorest backgrounds.
Over £148 million has been granted to hard-up households since 2013 through the Scottish Welfare Fund, according to latest Scottish Government figures – including £2,297,397 in the Stirling area.
The latest stats show that 275,000 households have benefited from the Scottish Welfare Fund – which provides Community Care Grants and Crisis Grants – with over one-third of those helped being families with children.