This week, Ruth has:

  • Lent her support to the Member’s Bill of Green MSP, John Finnie, which aims to give children equal protection from assualt

 

  • Voted to ban fracking in Scotland

 

  • Met with HIV Scotland to discuss issues around the Social Security Bill

 

  • In Education Committee, taken evidence from a range of people and organisations on the Children and Young People (Information Sharing) (Scotland) Bill, including Police Scotland and the Care Inspectorate

 

  • In Social Security Committee, taken evidence from a range of people and organisations on aspects of the Social Security Bill relating to carers and older people

 

  • Become elected as co-convenor on the Cross Party Group on Kurdistan

 

  • Attended a presentation by journalist and broadcaster David Pratt about the situtaiton in Iraqi Kurdistan

 

  • Caught up with the Scottish Women’s Convention and reaffirmed her support to end demand for Commercial Sexual Exploitation