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Retail Workers Bill to be passed this week

The Scottish Parliament will debate and vote on the Protection of Workers (Retail and Age-restricted Goods and Services) (Scotland) Bill on Tuesday. The bill is widely expected to pass and will then become law....

Johnson objects to reintroduction of two metre rule

It has been announced by the First Minister that a series of new Covid-19 restrictions which will come into force this weekend, will include reimposing the two metre rule on customers entering Scotland’s 22,000...

Labour politicians demand clarity over flu vaccination in Edinburgh

Daniel Johnson MSP, and Ian Murray MP, have written to the First Minister regarding problems in Edinburgh over access to the seasonal flu jab.They explain that a number of distressed constituents have been in...

Johnson demands testing for international students

Daniel Johnson MSP has written to the Cabinet Secretary for Education calling for international students to be tested before they return to Scottish University campuses.This follows a call from The University and College Union...

Johnson challenges the Health Secretary over the Sick Kids

Labour MSP for Edinburgh Southern, Daniel Johnson, challenged the Health Secretary, Jeane Freeman, over her handling of the new Royal Hospital for Children and Young People.In the Chamber at Holyrood earlier Mr...

Professor Stephen Salter at Holyrood speaking about project to arrest climate change

Daniel Johnson MSP hosted Professor Stephen Salter to Holyrood on Tuesday evening. Professor Salter delivered a presentation to MSPs on how his engineering solutions could prevent the effects of excessive global warming.Stephen Salter is...

Johnson resigns from Shadow Cabinet at Holyrood

Daniel Johnson Labour MSP for Edinburgh Southern and until today the Justice spokesperson on the Labour shadow cabinet at Holyrood has written to Labour Leader Richard Leonard withdrawing from the shadow cabinet.Johnson cites as...

Daniel Johnson’s speech to Scottish Labour Party Conference

Daniel Johnson MSP for Edinburgh Southern and Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Justice made a speech this weekend to the Scottish Labour Party conference in Dundee. Here is what he said :In the year...

Comment – Daniel Johnson debating autism and schools

by Daniel Johnson MSP for Edinburgh Southern It’s not often I read a report and I have an emotional reaction, but I would challenge anyone to read the report on autistic children’s experience of the...

Edinburgh politicians take a look at ultrafast broadband

Openreach has demonstrated the next generation of broadband technology to two Edinburgh Labour politicians, Ian Murray MP and Daniel Johnson MSP.  On a fact-finding field trip with engineers, the duo visited Liberton to see the...

Speaking to Daniel Johnson MSP

I went to meet Daniel Johnson MSP to catch up with him about what is on the agenda for him or his constituents in Edinburgh Southern. His constituency office is in Comiston Road in a...

Labour call for inquiry over spying list

Labour MSPs have lodged a motion at Holyrood demanding an inquiry to investigate the undercover policing operations in Scotland, after a list of more than 200 groups in England was revealed by the Guardian. There...

Edinburgh MSP wants protection for shop workers

LABOUR MSP TO LAUNCH PROPOSAL FOR NEW LAW TO PROTECT SHOP WORKERSLabour MSP Daniel Johnson launches his proposal for a new law to protect shop workers today on Leith Walk.The Edinburgh Southern MSP will...

MSP presented with Youth Advocacy Award

Daniel Johnson was presented with the Youth Advocacy Award, which recognises MSPs who are raising issues relating to young people in the Parliament or in the media.Mr Johnson, MSP for Edinburgh Southern, is one...


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