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DYSLEXIA SCOTLAND - KEITH MACDOWIE

In the latest in a series of podcasts for Dyslexia Scotland, David Thomson speaks to Keith MacDowie about his role in Learning Support at Port Glasgow High School in Port Glasgow in Inverclyde. Also, Keith discusses his own experience of having dyslexia.

23 MIN2 days ago
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DYSLEXIA SCOTLAND - KEITH MACDOWIE

COMMONSPACE - 121ST STUC CONGRESS

CommonSpace reporter David Thomson covered this week's conference in Dundee FOLLOWING the Scottish Trades Union Congress' three-day conference in Dundee this week, we've put together a podcast interviewing some of the key voices at the event talking about prominent issues in Scotland. Featured in the round-up is STUC deputy general secretary Dave Moxham, Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard, Unison Scotland Stuart Graham and Omnium Cultural’s David Karvala. Topics discussed include the industrial strategy, “Macora Law”, links between Scottish Labour and trade unions and the current situation that is happening inCatalonia.

33 MIN2018 APR 19
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COMMONSPACE - 121ST STUC CONGRESS

COMMONSPACE - JAMES KELLY - REPEAL OF THE OFFICIAL BEHAVIOUR AT FOOTBALL MATCHES ACT

Scottish Labour MSP James Kelly spoke to the CommonSpace ahead of the final vote at Holyrood to decide as to whether the Football Act should be scrapped. ON THURSDAY, the Scottish Parliament will hear the final stage of James Kelly’s private member's bill to repeal the Offensive behaviour at football matches. If the bill passes, it will be the first time that a Scottish Government's legislation will be repeal since the Scottish Parliament has been created in 1999. CommonSpace Reporter David Thomson spoke to Scottish Labour's James Kelly at their party conference in Dundee. At conference, Kelly had a fringe meeting to discuss his member's bill. The fringe meeting was a panel discussion that was chaired by the former leader of the Scottish Labour party, Johann Lamont. There was a wide variety of speakers that include Jeanette Findlay from Fans against crimination,Daniel Johnson MSP, the Scottish Labour’sjustices spokesperson, and Eireann McAuley. CommonSpace's David Thomson spoke to...

18 MIN2018 MAR 12
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COMMONSPACE - JAMES KELLY - REPEAL OF THE OFFICIAL BEHAVIOUR AT FOOTBALL MATCHES ACT

COMMONSPACE - ANGELA CONSTANCE

The CommonSpace's David Thomson has managed to interview Cabinet secretary for Social Secruity Angela Constance about the pilot in Aberdeen to give free sanitary products to those girls on low incomes.

15 MIN2017 OCT 11
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COMMONSPACE - ANGELA CONSTANCE

COMMONSPACE - MILES BRIGGS

CommonSpace reporter David Thomson interview’s the Scottish Conservative’s health spokesman, Miles Briggs about his involvement with ‘Frank’s law’ after the Scottish Government announced last month that they will bring in free personal care to those people who are under 65. The Scottish Government made the announcementas part of their programme for governmentafter the opposition parties were united to bring in ‘Frank’s Law’ At the Scottish Conservative party conference in March, Briggs was going to bring in a members bill to implement ‘Frank’s Law’ Brigg will tell us about his involvement with ‘Frank's Law'

7 MIN2017 OCT 3
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COMMONSPACE - MILES BRIGGS

COMMONSPACE - JAMIE HEPBURN

THE STUC Youth Committee held their annual conference in Clydebank last weekend (1st/2nd July) where there was a great discussionabout better conditions for its young workers. In his speech to the conference, Hepburn discusses who was on the agenda for the youth workers conference, but also he discussed fair work for young people. CommonSpace reporter, David Thomson managed to speak to Hepburn where he managedto discuss what he discusseshis speech. Hepuurnalso discuss whether EU nationals should stay in Scotland once the Brexit negotiated

10 MIN2017 JUL 3
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COMMONSPACE - JAMIE HEPBURN

COMMONSPACE - ANGUS ROBERTSON

SNP deputy leader, Angus Robertson, gave an interview to the CommonSpace at the SNP conference in Aberdeen that came after the week when First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon announced that there would be another independence referendum between the autumn of 2018 and the spring of 2019. Areas discussed include Brexit, the second independence referendum and the forthcoming local council elections.

11 MIN2017 MAR 18
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COMMONSPACE - ANGUS ROBERTSON

COMMONSPACE - JAMES KELLY

With the local government elections happening in Scotland in a matter of two months, the CommonSpace has managed to catch up with Scottish Labour's James Kelly to discuss his party stance for the election in May.

13 MIN2017 MAR 2
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COMMONSPACE - JAMES KELLY

COMMONSPACE - LEWIS MACDONALD AND NEIL FINDLAY

With the UK negotiate its exit from the EU, we hear from the politicians during the party conference season in Scotland with their views on so-called Brexit. The CommonSpace hears from Scottish Labour's external affairs spokesperson, Lewis MacDonald MSP and Neil Findlay MSP on their take on Brexit.

19 MIN2017 FEB 26
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COMMONSPACE - LEWIS MACDONALD AND NEIL FINDLAY

COMMONSPEACE - WILLIE RENNIE

COMMONSPEACE - WILLIE RENNIE by David Thomson

16 MIN2016 NOV 14
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COMMONSPEACE - WILLIE RENNIE

Latest Episodes

DYSLEXIA SCOTLAND - KEITH MACDOWIE

In the latest in a series of podcasts for Dyslexia Scotland, David Thomson speaks to Keith MacDowie about his role in Learning Support at Port Glasgow High School in Port Glasgow in Inverclyde. Also, Keith discusses his own experience of having dyslexia.

23 MIN2 days ago
Comments
DYSLEXIA SCOTLAND - KEITH MACDOWIE

COMMONSPACE - 121ST STUC CONGRESS

CommonSpace reporter David Thomson covered this week's conference in Dundee FOLLOWING the Scottish Trades Union Congress' three-day conference in Dundee this week, we've put together a podcast interviewing some of the key voices at the event talking about prominent issues in Scotland. Featured in the round-up is STUC deputy general secretary Dave Moxham, Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard, Unison Scotland Stuart Graham and Omnium Cultural’s David Karvala. Topics discussed include the industrial strategy, “Macora Law”, links between Scottish Labour and trade unions and the current situation that is happening inCatalonia.

33 MIN2018 APR 19
Comments
COMMONSPACE - 121ST STUC CONGRESS

COMMONSPACE - JAMES KELLY - REPEAL OF THE OFFICIAL BEHAVIOUR AT FOOTBALL MATCHES ACT

Scottish Labour MSP James Kelly spoke to the CommonSpace ahead of the final vote at Holyrood to decide as to whether the Football Act should be scrapped. ON THURSDAY, the Scottish Parliament will hear the final stage of James Kelly’s private member's bill to repeal the Offensive behaviour at football matches. If the bill passes, it will be the first time that a Scottish Government's legislation will be repeal since the Scottish Parliament has been created in 1999. CommonSpace Reporter David Thomson spoke to Scottish Labour's James Kelly at their party conference in Dundee. At conference, Kelly had a fringe meeting to discuss his member's bill. The fringe meeting was a panel discussion that was chaired by the former leader of the Scottish Labour party, Johann Lamont. There was a wide variety of speakers that include Jeanette Findlay from Fans against crimination,Daniel Johnson MSP, the Scottish Labour’sjustices spokesperson, and Eireann McAuley. CommonSpace's David Thomson spoke to...

18 MIN2018 MAR 12
Comments
COMMONSPACE - JAMES KELLY - REPEAL OF THE OFFICIAL BEHAVIOUR AT FOOTBALL MATCHES ACT

COMMONSPACE - ANGELA CONSTANCE

The CommonSpace's David Thomson has managed to interview Cabinet secretary for Social Secruity Angela Constance about the pilot in Aberdeen to give free sanitary products to those girls on low incomes.

15 MIN2017 OCT 11
Comments
COMMONSPACE - ANGELA CONSTANCE

COMMONSPACE - MILES BRIGGS

CommonSpace reporter David Thomson interview’s the Scottish Conservative’s health spokesman, Miles Briggs about his involvement with ‘Frank’s law’ after the Scottish Government announced last month that they will bring in free personal care to those people who are under 65. The Scottish Government made the announcementas part of their programme for governmentafter the opposition parties were united to bring in ‘Frank’s Law’ At the Scottish Conservative party conference in March, Briggs was going to bring in a members bill to implement ‘Frank’s Law’ Brigg will tell us about his involvement with ‘Frank's Law'

7 MIN2017 OCT 3
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COMMONSPACE - MILES BRIGGS

COMMONSPACE - JAMIE HEPBURN

THE STUC Youth Committee held their annual conference in Clydebank last weekend (1st/2nd July) where there was a great discussionabout better conditions for its young workers. In his speech to the conference, Hepburn discusses who was on the agenda for the youth workers conference, but also he discussed fair work for young people. CommonSpace reporter, David Thomson managed to speak to Hepburn where he managedto discuss what he discusseshis speech. Hepuurnalso discuss whether EU nationals should stay in Scotland once the Brexit negotiated

10 MIN2017 JUL 3
Comments
COMMONSPACE - JAMIE HEPBURN

COMMONSPACE - ANGUS ROBERTSON

SNP deputy leader, Angus Robertson, gave an interview to the CommonSpace at the SNP conference in Aberdeen that came after the week when First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon announced that there would be another independence referendum between the autumn of 2018 and the spring of 2019. Areas discussed include Brexit, the second independence referendum and the forthcoming local council elections.

11 MIN2017 MAR 18
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COMMONSPACE - ANGUS ROBERTSON

COMMONSPACE - JAMES KELLY

With the local government elections happening in Scotland in a matter of two months, the CommonSpace has managed to catch up with Scottish Labour's James Kelly to discuss his party stance for the election in May.

13 MIN2017 MAR 2
Comments
COMMONSPACE - JAMES KELLY

COMMONSPACE - LEWIS MACDONALD AND NEIL FINDLAY

With the UK negotiate its exit from the EU, we hear from the politicians during the party conference season in Scotland with their views on so-called Brexit. The CommonSpace hears from Scottish Labour's external affairs spokesperson, Lewis MacDonald MSP and Neil Findlay MSP on their take on Brexit.

19 MIN2017 FEB 26
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COMMONSPACE - LEWIS MACDONALD AND NEIL FINDLAY

COMMONSPEACE - WILLIE RENNIE

COMMONSPEACE - WILLIE RENNIE by David Thomson

16 MIN2016 NOV 14
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COMMONSPEACE - WILLIE RENNIE