This busy week, Ruth:

  • Delivered a keynote address at a Tackling Domestic Abuse conference
  • Presented the award for ‘international growth of the year’ at the Business Women Scotland awards ceremony
  • Attended the meeting of the Local Government and Communities Committee, where focus was on the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland’s 5th Electoral Review
  • Supported her colleage Alison Thewliss in her campaign to #scraptherapeclause
  • Met with Stephen of Step Change Debt Charity who helps constituents in Cunninghame South
  • Was appointed Convenor of the Cross Party Group on Credit Unions
  • Was appointed Depute Convenor of the Cross Party Group on Kurdistan
  • Asked Cabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities, Angela Constance, a question about funeral poverty in the Chamber
  • Submitted a motion congratulating Irvine clergymen, Reverend Neil Urqhart and Father Willie Boyd, on being honoured as Champions for Change

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