Deidre Brock MP

Member of Parliament for Edinburgh North & Leith

Celebrating Stockbridge

​There was an impressive turnout for the 'Celebrating Stockbridge' event last week at the Lifecare Centre - marking 100 years of history in this vibrant corner of the town.I spoke to Su Millar the Chief Exec of Lifecare who was blown away by the numbers - she was kept her very busy trying to supply the many with teas and coffees...
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Community projects in Leith get funding boost

I'm delighted to hear that two fantastic local charities - the Citadel Youth Centre and The Living Memory Association - have been awarded grants from the Big Lottery Fund.The Citadel Youth Centre has worked with children and young people in Leith since 1980. Manager Willy Barr (who has been there almost as long :)) and his team do...
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The wounds from relentless austerity measures

The Chancellor calls the cuts "difficult decisions" yet he looks like a man who has lost no sleep over them. Deidre Brock MP This is an article I wrote about the impact of austerity measures on provision of social care services. It was published in Politics First magazine, where it's also available online.   &...
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