Deidre Brock MP

Member of Parliament for Edinburgh North & Leith

Social Bite leading the homeless agenda

Social Bite – the sandwich and coffee chain that has a social conscience underpinning its business model – has always been a bit special. Allowing the pay-it-forward opportunity to its customers so they can pay for food that will go to someone who is homeless is an excellent idea. Facilitating the generosity of ordinary people and helping those fol...
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My Working Week: March 5th - 10th

MONDAY March 5 On Monday I responded for the SNP to Sajid Javid's statement on the overhaul of the National Policy Planning framework in England (although the announcements, such as they were, had been largely pre-empted by May earlier that day) I offered him some suggestions for additional action based on the SNP government strategies and results ...
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Fire safety in Edinburgh's tower blocks

Following the horrific fire at Grenfell Tower in London last week, many residents of multi-storey tower blocks in Edinburgh and Leith have been understandably concerned about the safety of their own homes. I attended a briefing session at the Council for an update on what has been done by the housing team and fire safety officers to re-assure resid...
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Homes secured for Lorne Street residents

Commenting on today's announcement that the Agnes Hunter Trust has agreed the sale of their complete portfolio of 92 properties in Lorne Street, Leith to Places for People Scotland , ensuring all residents can stay in their homes, Deidre Brock MP said:- "I'm thrilled to bits to hear this news. What a fantastic day for the tenants of Lorne Street wh...
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