Scottish Labour

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Scottish Labour has published its manifesto for the upcoming Local Government elections with a pledge to make housing a national priority. According to the party, affordable housing “helps tackle poverty, improves health and wellbeing, and provides the stability and security people need for a

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Cala Homes (West) has outlined its continuing commitment to investing in Glasgow’s city after welcoming Glasgow MSP and leader of the Scottish Labour Party Anas Sarwar to its Princes Quay site yesterday. Cala is delivering 203 high specification homes, including one-, two- and three-bedroom ap

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People over the age of 65 will receive free residential care under a new proposal to be unveiled by Scottish Labour today. Party leader Anas Sarwar will use today's Scottish Labour conference in Glasgow to announce the policy that he said will "transform" social care in Scotland.

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A Scottish Labour MSP is to launch a consultation on legislation that would see all new-build housing meet the internationally recognised ‘Passivhaus’ standard. Fife MSP Alex Rowley is drawing up a proposal for a private member’s bill that would see all new housing constructed in S

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Scottish Labour’s housing spokesperson Mark Griffin has written to housing secretary Shona Robison to demand that the Scottish Government move faster to get the Tenant Hardship Grant Scheme up and running. The Tenant Hardship Grant Fund was announced on June 22, during a Holyrood debate on Cov

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Scottish Labour has called for immediate support to be given to tenants in rent arrears to avoid a "tidal wave of evictions" after new figures revealed an increase in the number of court actions recovering properties for non-payment. The eviction ban, which doesn’t apply to evictions

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The number of people with mental health problems assessed as homeless or at risk of it has almost doubled since 2013-14, according to new statistics. Analysis by Scottish Labour of the Scottish Government’s 2020-21 report on Homelessness in Scotland showed that measures introduced during

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Homelessness services provided by local authorities may be unable to cope with a future spike in homelessness when pandemic restrictions are lifted, housing charity Shelter Scotland has warned. New figures published yesterday show that councils have seen a 10% increase in th

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Scottish Labour has called for a new fund to support people on buying their first home, after new figures exposed growing challenges in the housing market. The Scottish Government’s housing statistics quarterly update, published last week, highlighted the impact the pandemic has had on house b

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