Clare’s Column in the Rutherglen Reformer

As if the impact of Brexit were not bad enough, the fallout from the UK Conservative Party Conference last week plumbed new depths. In a thinly disguised display of xenophobia the UK Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, suggested that employers across the UK should be compelled to produce lists of "foreign workers" on their books in order to shame them into employing more British staff.

Clare’s Article for the Rutherglen Reformer

The Scottish Parliament has returned from summer recess and it has been straight down to business as MSPs last week debated the Programme for Government, put forward by the First Minister and her Cabinet. The Programme includes proposed new legislation, in line with our Manifesto commitments, that will help us build a more prosperous nation with a dynamic, sustainable and inclusive economy.