Alison Thewliss MP
Glasgow MP 'deeply disappointed' at funding blow for Govanhill baths
SNP MP Alison Thewliss said she was deeply disappointed at the funding body's decision
GOVANHILL BATHS has been hit with a funding rejection from the Scottish Government's Regeneration Capital Grant Fund (RCGF) for a second year, reportedly jeopardising other funding secured by the trustees who have fought for 17 years to keep the building open.
Speaking to CommonSpace, SNP MP for the area Alison Thewliss described the decision by the RCGF to "overlook" Govanhill Bath's bid as "deeply disappointing".
'Scrap the Rape Clause': SNP MP launches campaign
New 'draconian' tax credit rules for rape victims condemned by campaigners
GLASGOW MP Alison Thewliss was joined by campaigners in the city centre on Saturday morning to launch a campaign against new UK Government rules which would force victims of rape to prove their assault before they could receive social security payments for a third child.
The plans, which campaigners have dubbed a 'rape clause', is part of Chancellor George Osborne's proposals to limit tax credit payments to two children.