Alex Rowley for deputy leader
Scottish Government Debate; Excellence in Education. 26/05/15
Paul Martin MSP Members debate rent tied pubs.
Devolution Further Powers Committee Debate 21/ 05/ 15
Members debate, Thousands of migrants dying attempting to reach Europe Each Year 06 /05 /15
COP21, Scotland should lead at this years climate change conference.
This week in parliament I spoke to a range of organisations who were working in coalition to highlight the dangers of climate change and call on the Scottish government […]
Beath High School pupils visit Alex Rowley MSP at the Scottish Parliament.
A group of third and fourth year pupils from Beath High School were in the Scottish Parliament this week to see where Scotland makes its legislation. The pupils tried […]
Stage 1 Debate, Community Charge Debt (Scotland) Bill: 29/ 01/ 15
This week the Scottish Government brought forward their Community Charge Debt (Scotland) Bill, a piece of legislation designed to write off all outstanding Poll tax debt. In practice the vast […]
The Scottish Budget debate.
I am concerned that the budget being brought forward for this year by the Finance Secretary disproportionately cuts the budgets of local councils who end up taking a bigger share […]
Flexibility and Autonomy in Local Government debate. 11/12/14
Today I spoke in the Local government and regeneration committee debate on there 8th report in to the Flexibility and autonomy of local government. I stated that while I welcome the report I believe that this […]
Over the past 18 months I have raised issue after issue with NHS Fife on behalf of constituents who have not received the care and support that is expected from […]
I have written to the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Michael Matheson MSP asking him to put in place a review of the effectiveness of Police Scotland and the impact on […]
Speaking today after a visit to Inverclyde Community Development Trust and Port Glasgow Business and Training Centre, Scottish Labour MSP and candidate for Deputy Leader, Alex Rowley said: ‘Labour […]
I had the great pleasure of attending a performance of ‘Sole Searching: A Hootenanny’ which is a socially engaged theatre project by Inverkeithing Community Initiative in partnership with Tiny Fragments […]
In Parliament I asked the Health Secretary Shona Robison how many unfilled consultant posts we had in NHS Fife and would have to say I was surprised that the […]
Today I met with campaigners from enable Scotland to support their stop the bus campaign. The #stopthebus campaign aims to give more people who have learning disabilities to access bus […]
Posted on July 25, 2015 | No CommentsLocal MSP Alex Rowley and his constituency team have been carrying out street surgeries in Cardenden this week meeting local people and discussing the […]
Posted on July 24, 2015 | No CommentsThe new Sports and Community Centre in Kelty has come a step closer to completion this week with the grounds works starting […]
Posted on July 23, 2015 | No CommentsThe closure of Cowdenbeath depot is disappointing and I know the unions have tried hard to negotiate alternatives that would have seen the depot remain open. Stagecoach are now making […]
Across the Kingdom
Posted on July 17, 2015 | No CommentsThis week I absolutely loved a visit to what used to be the Fire Station on Carnegie Drive Dunfermline and […]
Posted on July 9, 2015 | No CommentsI had the great privilege of attending a Mass of Thanksgiving at Our Lady and St Bride Church Cowdenbeath for the Diamond Jubilee of Canon Philip Doherty. I talked to […]
Posted on June 30, 2015 | No CommentsIt was a great pleasure last week to meet up with Primary 6 pupils from my old school St Josephs in Kelty when they visited the Scottish Parliament. I also […]
Posted on May 29, 2015 | No CommentsCllr Alex Campbell and I facilitated a meeting of local residents in Kelty to see what interest there is in the community taking over the Moray Institute and running it […]
Posted on May 29, 2015 | No CommentsCowdenbeath High Street This week saw local people and traders come together in Cowdenbeath Town House to discus how everyone could work together to support the sustainability and rejuvenation […]