Pledging to support cat welfare


Martin Whitfield MSP has attended a Cats Protection exhibition stand at the Scottish Parliament and pledged to support and speak up for cat welfare in parliament. The charity's representatives were at Holyrood to promote their work on changes to allow responsible renters to keep pets.  The lack of pet-friendly rented accommodation in Scotland is a [...]

Pledging to support cat welfare2023-09-21T12:57:03+01:00

‘Debt Happens’ campaign welcomed


Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has launched a new campaign highlighting the growing risk of people being tipped into debt. CAS estimate that around 460,000 people in Scotland expect to go into debt. Some 644,000 anticipate an increase in their existing debt due to the cost of living crisis. CAS says it is vital to combat [...]

‘Debt Happens’ campaign welcomed2023-10-03T16:22:24+01:00

Housing-with-care model backed


Martin Whitfield MSP has joined a cross-party group of parliamentary colleagues in backing the innovative housing-with-care model as key to tackling the challenges of an ageing population. In the Scottish Parliament last week, several MSPs pledged their support for new forms of housing and social care, which provide older people with independent living alongside care, [...]

Housing-with-care model backed2023-10-24T14:43:26+01:00
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