June 2020

Richard Leonard Reacts to Fatal Incident in Glasgow City Centre

Baillie Warns of Water Prices Bombshell

Leonard Calls for “Burning Flame of Hope” for a Better Scotland

Richard Leonard – Economic Turmoil Must Be Met by National Industrial Strategy and Collective Action

Elaine Smith Lodges Draft Bill to Enshrine The Right to Food in Scots Law

Clarity Needed Now on Provision and Funding of PPE for Teachers - Iain Gray MSP

Blended Lending Is Not A Contingency Plan for School Return , It’s The Only Plan in Place – Iain Gray MSP

QEUH Cancer Patients Let Down by SNP and Health Board – Monica Lennon MSP

Scottish Labour Calls for Education Statement Before Summer Recess

Richard Leonard Comment on Dominic Cummings' Statement

Ian Murray Comments on Resignation of Douglas Ross from UK Government Over Cummings Controversy

Scottish Labour Calls for “Welcome” for Children’s Bill To Be Strengthened

Failure to Meet Waiting Time Targets Underlines Need for an NHS Recovery Plan – Monica Lennon MSP

May 2020

Failure to Meet Waiting Time Targets Underlines Need for an NHS Recovery Plan – Monica Lennon MSP

Richard Leonard : PMI Shows Government Must Offer Job Guarantee to Provide Light at The End of the Tunnel

Monica Lennon MSP : BBC Investigation Reveals Failure to Lockdown Early has Cost Thousands of Lives

Richard Leonard : PMI Shows Government Must Offer Job Guarantee to Provide Light at End of Tunnel

Care Home Hovid -19 Deaths Significantly Higher in Scotland than in England

Huge Number of Cancelled Operations Highlights Need for NHS Recovery Plan – Monica Lennon MSP

Focus on Testing Welcome, But Overdue; It's Time for An Exit Plan that Will Leave No One Behind

Scottish Labour Calls For National Food Plan to be Added to Agricultural Bill

April 2020

Decisive Action Must Be Taken to Rebuild and Reform Scotland’s Fragile Economy – Richard Leonard

Leonard Condemns Government Failure as Over Half of Coronavirus Deaths Last Week Are Recorded in Care Homes

Leonard Calls on First Minister to Prioritise Coronavirus in Parliamentary Business

Failure to Attend COBRA Meetings A “Dereliction of Duty”

Right to Food Must Be enshrined in Law to Tackle Food Poverty During Pandemic – Elaine Smith MSP

Comment on Ferries Between Scotland and Northern Ireland

Scottish Labour Lodges Fair Rent Bill to Support Tenants

Comment on Ferries Between Scotland and Northern Ireland

Chancellor’s Coronavirus Boost Risks Pushing Thousands Beyond Benefit Cap into Poverty

Less Than 2 Per cent of Social Care Workers Tested

Richard Leonard Comments on Extension of Lockdown Period

Richard Leonard Secures Commitment to Consider Compassionate Testing

Leonard Welcomes PPE for Care Workers Announcement

Tragic Rise In Coronavirus Deaths Underlines Case for Mass Testing

Leonard Calls on Matheson to Take Action to Save WABTEC as Company Accuses Government of Failing to Provide Assistance

Matheson Must Inspect Wabtec Tender Conditions Amid Kilmarnock Closure Plan – Richard Leonard

Leonard Questions Sturgeon Over Testing and PPE

Wabtec Kilmarnock Closure Must be Fought Tooth and Nail - Richard Leonard

March 2020

More Testing and Protective Equipment Needed To Face "Rapid Acceleration" of Coronavirus - Richard Leonard

Lowest Earners and The Self-Employed Will Bear the Financial Brunt of Covid-19 – Rhoda Grant MSP

Private Hospital Beds Should Be Brought into the NHS During the Coronavirus Outbreak – Monica Lennon MSP

6 Month Ban on Rental Evictions Will Ease Minds in This Stressful Time – Pauline McNeill MSP

Scottish Labour Backs Calls for Extension of Free Bus Travel For Critical Workers

Time for a Joined-Up Programme to Promote STEM Study in Scotland’s Schools – Iain Gray MSP

Rhoda Grant MSP Responds to UK Budget

Chronic Pain Patients Failed Again as Thousands Wait Months for Treatment

“Women Will Never Be Equal If We Are Not Safe From Male Violence” – Pauline McNeill MSP

Delayed Discharge Figures Continue to Spiral Under the SNP

Scottish Labour Oppose SNP-Green “Cuts Budget”

Labour Secures Commitment to Consider Coronavirus as Part of Laundry Closures Decision

More Testing and Protective Equipment Needed To Face "Rapid Acceleration" of Coronavirus - Richard Leonard

February 2020

Richard Leonard : SNP’s Lack of Strategy is Failing The Workers of Scotland

Scottish Labour Leader Demands Answers Over Derek Mackay Resignation

Richard Leonard’s Comments on Derek Mackay Resignation

Richard Leonard Takes Nicola Sturgeon To Task on Derek Mackay and NHS Tayside

Damning Report Shows Serious Failings in Mental Health Service at NHS Tayside – Richard Leonard

January 2020

Richard Leonard Comments on Brexit

Scotland Needs Home Rule - Not Inequality in a Separate Scotland

Home Rule Parliament in Federal UK – Richard Leonard Sets Out Vision to Citizens Assembly

Justice System Failing Families and Losing Confidence

Comment following Boris Johnson’s earlier letter to Nicola Sturgeon rejecting calls for a second Scottish independence referendum

Richard Leonard Comments on SEC Meeting

“Scottish Government Must Heed COSLA’s Call on Climate Change Funding”- Claudia Beamish

Comment on “Scotland’s City Region and Growth Deals” – Colin Smyth

Richard Leonard's New Year Message

December 2019

Richard Leonard's Christmas Message

Alasdair Gray

Glasgow Campaign Rally

Richard Leonard Lays Out Labour’s Plan for Rural Communities

Real Change Needed to Address Scotland’s Health Inequalities

Leaked Treasury Documents Warn “Union Undermined” by Tory Brexit Deal

Small Businesses Need The Support of a Labour Government

Sturgeon Challenged on her Education Record

Scotland’s Public Services Not Safe in Sturgeon’s Hands

November 2019

Richard Leonard : General Election Campaign Speech

Labour Retrofitting Plan to End Fuel Poverty with 35,000 Jobs and £6billion Investment in Scotland

October 2019

Labour Will End Foodbank Britain

Richard Leonard’s Address to the UK Co-operative Party Conference

Scrapping Universal Credit Will Benefit Half a Million Scottish Households

First Minister Must Demand NHS Tayside Must Follow Review Recommendation

September 2019

Labour Will Scrap Universal Credit

New Investment Bank Must Tackle Centralisation and Climate Change – Richard Leonard

Richard Leonard's speech to Labour Party Conference

First Minister’s Questions – Are You Trying To Rig the Referendum Process ?

Jeremy Corbyn Is PM-in-Waiting : Richard Leonard

Jeremy Corbyn speech at 2019 Labour Party conference

First Minister Must Guarantee Scottish University Funding

Democracy Needs Renewal - Speech

Jeremy Corbyn's speech to the 2019 TUC

CBI Report Shows SNP-Tory Failure on the Economy

Richard Leonard : Initial Response To Programme for Government

Scottish Labour Shadow Cabinet Positions

August 2019

Richard Leonard - Our Scottish Future event

Richard Leonard – Scotland Needs Radical Reforming Labour Governments- Not Another Referendum

July 2019

Richard Leonard - Comment on the election of Boris Johnson as leader of the Conservative Party

Scotland Must Be Innovative to Make Transformative Change - Richard Leonard

Only Scottish Labour is Fighting For Real Change at Holyrood

June 2019

Excluding Existing Monklands Site Is A "Betrayal" of Local Community

SNP Government Fails To Bring Education Debates to Parliament for Last 19 Months

SNP Must Not Ignore Charities on Income Supplement – Richard Leonard

Labour Must Take On The English Nationalism of Boris Johnson

Scottish Labour: Statement on Brexit position

Theresa May Sowed Division as Tory leader – Richard Leonard

Scottish Government Must Act Now to Protect Jobs and Save The Caley Depot

May 2019

Response to Theresa May's Intention to Resign Statement

Give Families Advance Copy of Tayside Mental Health Services Report


Comment on Scottish Land Commission report

Comment on Labour Market Statistics

Free Bus Travel Would Help The Poorest The Most

February 2019

Time to unite for the future, not divide

Economy Report Shows Need for Fundamental Change

January 2019

Oxfam Inequality Report Shows It’s “Time For Change”

Labour Formally Call For SNP To Give Up Salmond Committee Chair

Labour Formally Calls for Sturgeon Ministerial Code Referral

Our Vision for Our Country

December 2018

Workers in Scotland do almost £1.9 Billion of Unpaid Overtime a Year

Over 28,000 Primary Schoolchildren Face "Holiday Hunger” This Christmas

SNP must listen to Civic Scotland and Top Up Child Benefit

Budget should deliver a Fares Freeze for hard pressed passengers

Scotland loses more than 100 specialist ASN teachers under Sturgeon

Urgent Action Needed as 1 Million Scots Living in Poverty

Local People want Monklands Hospital to Stay in the Monklands

November 2018

Comment on Michelin, Dundee

SNP has quadrupled Tory Austerity for Local Services

Response to Scottish Government Brexit Analysis

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