November 2019


Richard Leonard : General Election Campaign Speech


Labour Will Save Free TV Licences for almost a Quarter of a Million Scots


NHS Is Not Safe in Sturgeon's or Johnson's Hands


Time For Talking Over Drugs Crisis Is Over – Monica Lennon


Labour Retrofitting Plan to End Fuel Poverty with 35,000 Jobs and £6 billion Investment in Scotland


October 2019


Mental Health Crisis Worsening for NHS Scotland Staff


Pupil Equity Funding Underspend Revealed


Corbyn Pledges To Take on Wealthy and Powerful to Deliver Real Change for Scotland


Response to today’s Brexit Vote


SNP Health Secretary Jeane Freeman Sidelined at SNP Conference


“Hard Border” Talk Shows SNP Puts Independence before Serving the People of Scotland – Richard Leonard


Scottish Labour Will Axe The Hated Car Park Tax – Richard Leonard


Richard Leonard’s Address to the UK Co-operative Party Conference


Scrapping Universal Credit Will Benefit Half a Million Scottish Households


Patients with Learning Disabilities Facing Delayed Discharges of over 4 years in Greater Glasgow and Clyde


Comment on BBC Sick Kids Snagging Revelations


Fresh Warning Over SNP Childcare Expansion


NHS Breast Screening Uptake Falls Under The SNP


No Deal – Alex Rowley Responds to Scottish Government statement


Labour To Outline Transformation of Scotland’s Housing



Scottish Labour To Force a Vote to End Early Years Postcode Lottery


September 2019


Scottish Labour To Force a Vote to End Early Years Postcode Lottery


Labour Will Scrap Universal Credit


Comment on NHS Financial Report


Jeremy Corbyn is PM-In-Waiting - Richard Leonard


New Investment Bank Must Tackle Centralisation and Climate Change – Richard Leonard


Jeremy Corbyn speech at 2019 Labour Party conference


Richard Leonard speech at 2019 Labour Party conference


Comment on Repeal of “Named Person” Scheme


First Victory in War on SNP Spin


First Minister Must Guarantee Scottish University Funding


New Law Proposed to Stop SNP Ministers Spinning Statistics


SNP Should Ease Brexit Worries with EU Student Guarantee


SNP Should Increase Funding for Families Using Struggling NHS Services


Inquiry Should Not Have Taken Weeks of Pressure – Monica Lennon


SNP Has Never Accepted Indy Ref Result


Comment on Glasgow Kids Chemo Travel


SNP Mismanagement of Education Exposed - Iain Gray


Jeane Freeman has “Lost Control” of the NHS – Monica Lennon MSP


Democracy Needs Renewal -speech by Richard Leonard


Real Change within our Grasp - speech by John McDonnell


Cystic Fibrosis Drugs Made Free on the NHS After Labour MSP Campaign


Comment on Court of Session Ruling


First Minister Caught Out in Spin Operation on School Statistics


CBI Report Shows SNP-Tory Failure on the Economy


Boris Johnson Defeated Again as Labour Leads the Opposition to No-Deal


Richard Leonard : Initial Response To Programme for Government


NHS Workforce Crisis Deepens As Vacancy Rate Soars to Worst Level in 12 years


Ongoing Crisis in Young People’s Mental Health Services Revealed


Scottish Labour Shadow Cabinet Positions


August 2019

Richard Leonard - Our Scottish Future event


GP Crisis Reveals SNP Mismanagement of NHS


Postcode Lottery on Cancer Care Must End – Monica Lennon


SNP Deputy Backs Deeper Cuts Than the Tories


Flagship SNP Waiting Time Target Broken Nearly 100,000 Times


Lesley Laird - Boris Johnson "Living in a Dangerous Fantasy Land"


‘Shameful’ Gap in Life Expectancy Between Richest and Poorest Scots


Critical Care Units Struggling to Cope with Demand


Inequality Gap in Cancer Detection Rates Revealed


Attainment Challenge Schools Facing Significant Cuts


Richard Leonard – Scotland Needs Radical Reforming Labour Governments


Delays and Cancellations are Symptoms of “NHS in Distress” – Monica Lennon


Higher Pass Rate Drops for Fourth Year Running - Now an “Established Trend”


Increase in Number of "Failed Discharges" from Hospital


Scotland's "Pay Shame" as Ethnic Minority Pay Gap is More than Double the British Average


Failure to Mitigate Effects of the Rape Clause "Shameful"


July 2019

Scotland Must End the Growing Scandal of Food Poverty - Richard Leonard


Scottish Welfare Fund Demand Increasing as Funding is Cut


Campaigners Call for Right of Food To Be Enshrined in Law “Very Welcome”


Rising Poverty Levels A Shameful Sign of Tory Legacy


Workers to Stay Cool Under Labour's New Maximum Workplace Temperature Pledge

Richard Leonard - Comment on the election of Boris Johnson as leader of the Conservative Party


Rising Demand for Foster Carers Highlights Recruitment Issues


Comment on Universities Scotland Guarantee for Care Experienced Applicants


Over £80 Million in Advance Universal Credit Payments Reveals Failure of Benefits System


Budget Shortfall Threatens Public Services


Scotland's Drug Deaths Now a "National Crisis" - Monica Lennon MSP


Scotland Must Be Innovative to Make Transformative Change - Richard Leonard


Delayed Discharge on the Rise Amid Social Care Crisis


SNP has Turbo-Charged Tory Austerity on Councils


Mackay Must Come Clean Over No-Deal Fund


June 2019


NHS Performance Worsening on Jeane Freeman’s Watch


Scotland’s Mental Health Crisis Claims Almost 800 Lives in 2018


SNP Must Not Ignore Charities on Income Supplement


Time for Humility and Reason from Swinney


Labour Must Take on the English Nationalism of Boris Johnson


SNP Must Stop Classing Zero-Hour Contracts As A "Positive Destination " For Young People - Iain Gray


SNP Starving Welfare Fund of Cash


Poll Shows Tory Party Is "Biggest Threat To The Union " - Lesley Laird


Health Secretary Must Provide Answers on Mesh Scandal


Scottish Welfare Fund Set for £3million Real Terms Cut


SNP Government Missed Greenhouse Gas Targets "Disappointing" - Claudia Beamish


John Swinney Guilty of "Supreme Arrogance" Over Primary 1 tests - Iain Gray


Organ Donor Change Will Save Lives – Griffin


More Housing Co-operatives Needed To Tackle Housing Crisis


Missed Climate Targets Show Need for Real Action , Not Rhetoric From SNP


Hundreds of Thousands of Older People in Scotland Risk Losing TV Licence Fee


Scottish Labour : Statement on Brexit position


Audit Report of Colleges is “An Indictment of the SNP” – Iain Gray


SNP Must Listen or “The Future of the NHS is Not Sustainable” – Monica Lennon


More Funding for GPs Needed After One Third Reveal Overwhelming Workload


Scottish Government Needs to Act Now to Protect The Poorest Families


May 2019


Nitro-Meats Must Be Removed from Schools and Hospitals Immediately


Waiting Time Performance Plummets Despite SNP Improvement Plan


Drug-Related Hospital Stays are Worst on Record


Scottish Labour Call on SNP to Close Legal Loophole in Free Childcare Entitlement


Swinney has No Answers Why Almost 8 in 10 Primary Standardised Tests Sat in a Single Month

Scottish Labour in Call for SNP to improve Menopause Care


Comment on Poverty and Inequality Commission Response to Scottish Budget 2019/20


Labour Press for Urgent Support for Scotland's Midwives


NHS Clinical Waste Needs Greater Scrutiny- Monica Lennon


Speech and Language Therapy Targets for Cancer Patients Missed Across All Health Boards


Response to Ruth Davidson Conference Speech


New Treasury Group Must Not Become Talking Shop, Warns MP


Hospital Worker Pay Scandal Should End NHS Outsourcing

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