This week, Ruth:

  • Amended the Social Security (Scotland) Bill to enshrine in it the principle of inclusive communication

 

  • Held MSP advice surgeries in Kilwinning and Dreghorn

 

  • Led focus groups of secondary school students on behalf of Holyrood’s Education Committee

 

  • Supported Hijab Awareness Day 2018, supporting a woman’s right to express her religious freedom

 

  • Voted for groundbreaking Domestic Abuse legislation to criminalise coercive and psychological abuse

 

  • Welcomed the SNP’s bold and progressive budget

 

  • Voted for the Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill – setting an objective for public boards that 50% of non-executive members are women by the end of 2022