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Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports Muscular Dystrophy Campaign

Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports Muscular Dystrophy Campaign This week in parliament spent time meeting with those who have Muscular Dystrophy in my capacity as Chair of the Disability All Party Parliamentary Group. They are launching a campaign for better support and care which I fully support.

Dr Lisa Cameron MP learns about Epilepsy Deaths and vows to lend Support for Campaign

It was a stark meeting with campaigners this week who were able to show the rise in deaths from epilepsy and health interventions needed at an early stage to prevent these. The Health All Party Group that I chair will be taking forward questions on this matter to Government. Please do get in touch ifContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP learns about Epilepsy Deaths and vows to lend Support for Campaign”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP opens Babbies n Bairns in East Kilbride

It was a privilege this week to officially open Babbies n Bairns in East Kilbride Town Centre, run by Anne Marie from the Share Alike Cafe with a specific focus on helping those locally who have young families through the cost of living crisis. The volunteers are doing an amazing job and they are lookingContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP opens Babbies n Bairns in East Kilbride”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP Officially Opens Lesmahagow Festival of Colours

It was fantastic to attend two festivals this weekend, one in Strathaven (our Balloon Festival) and one in Lesmahagow – our Festival of Colours – and what great weather we have enjoyed. Here are the great photos from the Opening of Lesmahagow Festival of Colours with Strathaven to follow.

Dr Lisa Cameron MP attends Poppy Scotland Concert Fundraiser

It was fantastic to attend the Poppy Scotland concert and fundraiser this weekend with my husband Mark who is South Lanarkshire Council’s Veteran’s Champion. All proceeds from the concert go to help Poppy Scotland in their work to provide assistance for members of the Armed Forces across Scotland in finance, employment, housing, mental health etc.Continue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP attends Poppy Scotland Concert Fundraiser”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP welcomes £100k compensation for families impacted by the infected blood scandal

Lisa Cameron MP has welcomed the announcement that those impacted by the infected blood scandal will now receive compensation payouts of £100,000. Patients were infected with HIV and Hepatitis C through imported contaminated blood products and it is reported that approximately 2,400 have tragically died. Now around 4,000 UK victims will be compensated. The announcementContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP welcomes £100k compensation for families impacted by the infected blood scandal”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP, Chair of All Party Health Group, supports Kidney Federation Campaign for Early Detection

I was keen to go along to this event in parliament to support the National Kidney Federation in their efforts towards early detection of kidney disease. This impacts so many people and I had the privilege of speaking to some on the day who told me about their care and treatment. I also learned aboutContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP, Chair of All Party Health Group, supports Kidney Federation Campaign for Early Detection”

APPG Disability Visits Arsenal Sensory Room and Disabled Fans Facilities

As part of my work as chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Disability, I was so pleased to visit Arsenal FC with the Premier League and APPG members to speak with them about access to sports and sports inclusion. Their stadium has developed a sensory room for fans who have Autistic Spectrum DisorderContinue reading “APPG Disability Visits Arsenal Sensory Room and Disabled Fans Facilities”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP, Chair of the Health All Party Group, Champions Psoriasis Treatment

Skin problems often fall under the radar in terms of awareness, but can severely impact upon people’s health – both physical and mental. I met with those affected in the House of Commons when they came to promote their campaign ‘More than Skin Deep’. If you are a constituent and are affected, please do getContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP, Chair of the Health All Party Group, Champions Psoriasis Treatment”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP commends pioneering insomnia treatment.

Sleepio is a NICE accredited intervention for those who have sleep problems which can be very debilitating and impact physical and mental health. Sleepio is available to all adults living in Scotland through Big Health’s partnership with the Scottish Government.  It is a is a free 6 week online program designed by sleep experts andContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP commends pioneering insomnia treatment.”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP Supports Local Autism Charity

Dr Lisa Cameron MP donates auction items to local Autism Charity It was wonderful to meet with Kotic – who support skills development including dance and drama presentations starring our local participants with Autism and learning disabilities. I had a great afternoon with the group, watching their Flintstones rehearsal. It was fantastic to donate charityContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP Supports Local Autism Charity”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP honours John Wright Sports Centre for 50th Anniversary

Dr Lisa Cameron recently met with the John Wright and its staff presenting them with an early day motion to honour their 50th Anniversary Lisa said “It was my pleasure during recess this week to go down to the John Wright Sports Centre to meet with staff and management to present them with a specialContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP honours John Wright Sports Centre for 50th Anniversary”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP meets with Fiona Bruce Religious Envoy in East Kilbride Event

Dr Lisa Cameron MP welcomes Prime Minister’s Envoy Fiona Bruce MP to East Kilbride It was a pleasure to welcome Rt Hon Fiona Bruce MP who is the Prime Minister’s Envoy for Freedom of Religion/Belief to Our Lady of Lourdes RC Church this week. Fiona is touring the UK as part of her Ministerial workContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP meets with Fiona Bruce Religious Envoy in East Kilbride Event”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP meets with Fleeing Refugees from Mariupol, Ukraine in Warsaw

This week was so very poignant as I travelled with Parliament to Warsaw to speak with Ukrainian refugees, including many from Mariupol who have been fleeing Russia’s invasion. So many had been trapped for weeks with few supplies and were in urgent need of medical assistance. Children clung to their parents for safety after sufferingContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP meets with Fleeing Refugees from Mariupol, Ukraine in Warsaw”

Dr Lisa Cameron named “UK Allergy Champion”

Allergy UK has formally launched a new Patient Charter for Allergy in the House of Commons. The reception, held on 11th May 2022, which saw attendance from Parliamentarians, clinical professionals, and Allergy UK to discuss the profound impact that allergies can have on quality of life. Allergy has been referenced as a ‘global epidemic’ byContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron named “UK Allergy Champion””

Dr Lisa Cameron MP opens Share Alike Hub in East Kilbride

Dr Lisa Cameron MP opens Share Alike Hub in East Kilbride Town Centre Share Alike are a small community organisation who hope to help alleviate waste poverty and loneliness. We aim to encourage sharing of resources upcycling redistribution They offer Crisis Clothing packs, Crisis food packs, pamper/mental health packs, new home and new baby starterContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP opens Share Alike Hub in East Kilbride”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports Guide Dogs for the Blind in House of Commons

Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports Guide Dogs for the Blind in House of Commons. Following the event. Dr Lisa Cameron MP said “I was so pleased to support the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association Campaign in Parliament today in my capacity as Chair of the Disability All Party Group Parliamentary Group”. “They do suchContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports Guide Dogs for the Blind in House of Commons”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP joins East Kilbride Ukraine Response Group

Dr Lisa Cameron MP attends second Meeting of the EK Ukraine Response Group this morning. Thanks to SAVI Kids, Share Alike, Vaslan, Citizens Advice, EK Community Foodbank, St Vincents, Father Rafael, St Brides Church, Waist Not Want Not, Older & Active and all other organisations involved. We also had a special guest Archie age 3Continue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP joins East Kilbride Ukraine Response Group”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports World Parkinsons Day

Dr Lisa Cameron MP for East Kilbride, Strathaven & Lesmahagow shows her support on World Parkinson’s Day Dr Lisa Cameron MP has shown her support for the local Parkinson’s community on World Parkinson’s Day, 11 April. Parkinson’s is the fastest growing neurological condition in the world and currently there is no cure. Lisa attended aContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports World Parkinsons Day”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports Endometriosis Action Month

Dr Lisa Cameron has voiced concerns over current endometriosis and is urging the Government to ensure NICE updates its guidelines on endometriosis, echoing calls from the charity Endometriosis UK saying that the guideline has significant gaps. Within the local community endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women and those assigned female at birth from puberty toContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports Endometriosis Action Month”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports Lanarkshire secondary pupils launch campaign to tackle hate crime against women

Pupils at an East Kilbride high school are tackling hate crime against women head on, after a peer was harassed on her way home. Students Taylor Fulton, Noorulain Mughal and Leah Howie are spearheading the new campaign. The three senior pupils at Calderglen High have launched the hate crime awareness raising initiative and are being supported byContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports Lanarkshire secondary pupils launch campaign to tackle hate crime against women”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports success of EK News and PCS Union for “Stay in EK” HMRC Campaign

In Parliament this week, the town’s MP, Dr Lisa Cameron, presented PCS Branch Presidents’ Scott Clark and John Davidson, and EK News reporter Andrea Lambrou, with an Early Day Motion acknowledging their campaign efforts. The campaign was supported by thousands of members of the public and debated repeatedly within the House of Commons. HMRC were alsoContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports success of EK News and PCS Union for “Stay in EK” HMRC Campaign”

Dr Lisa Cameron wins MP of the Year Award

East Kilbride MP Dr Lisa Cameron’s work championing underrepresented communities has earned her the Patchwork Foundation MP of the Year Award. The prestigious gong, from diversity and inclusion charity Patchwork Foundation, commended the East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow MP for her work tackling the abuse faced by women in public and political life. On topContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron wins MP of the Year Award”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP calls for Westminster to go further to tackle cost of living crisis

Dr Lisa Cameron MP is calling on the UK government to go “further and faster” with its measures to prevent families across her constituency falling into a spiral of poverty. It comes as alarming new figures from campaign group 38 Degrees and Survation reveal thousands in the East Kilbride Strathaven and Lesmahagow constituency are facing aContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP calls for Westminster to go further to tackle cost of living crisis”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP becomes “Teal Hero” in support of women with ovarian cancer

East Kilbride’s MP has shown her super-powered support for women with ovarian cancer across her constituency at a special All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) event. Dr Lisa Cameron was among MPs who dressed as ‘teal heroes’ to raise awareness of the symptoms of the disease at the event for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in March. DataContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP becomes “Teal Hero” in support of women with ovarian cancer”

Universal Claimants Down in East Kilbride but “more must be done to help those in poverty” – Dr Lisa Cameron MP

Despite the latest figures showing Universal Credit claimants are down across the East Kilbride Strathaven and Lesmahagow constituency, MP Lisa Cameron says not enough is being done to help people in poverty. In January 2022 there were 2080 claimants in the constituency, representing 3.2 per cent of the population (aged 16-64). This is below theContinue reading “Universal Claimants Down in East Kilbride but “more must be done to help those in poverty” – Dr Lisa Cameron MP”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports EK Youth Disability Club

East Kilbride Strathaven, and Lesmahagow MP, Dr Lisa Cameron, met with EK Youth Disability Sports Club to donate £150 towards their activities supporting inclusion for people with disabilities in sport. Dr Lisa Cameron MP, Chair of the Disability All Party Parliamentary Group in the House of Commons said she was wowed by the abilities ofContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports EK Youth Disability Club”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP joins Ukraine Humanitarian Mission

The Sixth East Kilbride Scout Group lived up to one of their core values of helping other people. It co-ordinated the collection of 69 baby boxes and donations of other items that will go to help Ukrainian refugees. Helping the Scout group were members of the public, Lisa Cameron MP, Councillor John Anderson, and East Kilbride MSYP,Continue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP joins Ukraine Humanitarian Mission”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP visits Wonderworld East Kilbride

Dr Lisa Cameron MP meets with Families at Wonderworld East Kilbride Dr Lisa Cameron MP, shadow spokesperson for mental health in the House of Commons this week met with staff and families at Wonderworld family entertainment centre East Kilbride.  Wonderworld is a soft play centre, has large inflatables for older children and also trampolining and indoor games and football. Continue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP visits Wonderworld East Kilbride”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP receives Award from the British Psychological Society

Dr Lisa Cameron MP receives Award from the British Psychological Society, Dr Cameron, delighted with the award said “So delighted to have received my framed award for Distinguished Contribution to Practice today from the BPS. After 20 years+ working in psychology in our NHS, mental health remains a key priority for me in Parliament”.

Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports Safer Internet Day

Dr Lisa Cameron MP has joined with schools, charities, and businesses across the UK to pledge their support for making the internet a safer place for children and young people. February 8th is Safer Internet Day, a globally recognised annual event promoting the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people.Continue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports Safer Internet Day”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP – Energy Price Rise.

I have written to Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer, conveying the importance of the situation families are experiencing in East Kilbride, Strathaven, and Lesmahagow who are concerned by soaring energy prices. Ofgem estimate that the energy price cap will increase from 1 April for approximately 22 million people. Those on standard tariffs paying byContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP – Energy Price Rise.”

Lisa Cameron MP: Society Must Address the Mental Health Needs of those with Drug and Alcohol Problems

Drug and alcohol abuse can be a taboo subject, making it all the more difficult for families trying to get help for their loved ones.  Behind much of addiction often lies trauma – some predating substance abuse, dating from childhood or adolescence, whilst other trauma is consequently triggered by the dangerous lifestyle addiction inflicts –Continue reading “Lisa Cameron MP: Society Must Address the Mental Health Needs of those with Drug and Alcohol Problems”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment 

27/01/2021 This week Dr Lisa Cameron MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging her commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people today. This year weContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment “

Dr Lisa Cameron MP Leads Debate on United Nations Day of Persons with Disabilities in the House of Commons

Change is needed “right at the top” to help increase representation of people with disabilities in politics, Ministers have been told by Dr Lisa Cameron MP for East Kilbride Strathaven and Lesmahagow. The MP led a debate this week marking United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities in the House of Commons, an annualContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP Leads Debate on United Nations Day of Persons with Disabilities in the House of Commons”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP Co-signatory to Commons Down Syndrome Bill

Dr Cameron was delighted to be a co-signatory to the new House of Commons Bill on Down Syndrome as Chair of the Down Syndrome and Disability All Party Groups. “It was great to meet with Tommy Jessop and other young people with Down Syndrome yesterday to hear their thoughts on the Bill and the definitiveContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP Co-signatory to Commons Down Syndrome Bill”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP presents East Kilbride’s DS Document Solutions with Early Day Motion for Charity Work

I was delighted to meet with Gerry and the whole team at DS Document Solutions this week to present them with their Early Day Motion from the House of Commons for their Charity Work. It was truly great to meet with a successful business who have a clear ethos of social justice, charity giving andContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP presents East Kilbride’s DS Document Solutions with Early Day Motion for Charity Work”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP joins Joanna Lumley at Number 10 in Successful Stop Sea Blasts Campaign

Dr Cameron was delighted to join Joanna Lumley and campaign activists today at Number10 after the Secretary of State confirmed this afternoon that our long standing Campaign to Stop Sea Blasts and protect marine mammals and sea life has been successful, and that a UK Government ban will be enacted. A letter was handed inContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP joins Joanna Lumley at Number 10 in Successful Stop Sea Blasts Campaign”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP becomes Level 2 Disability Confident Employer

Dr Lisa Cameron MP, Chair of the Disability All Party Parliamentary Group in the House of Commons has become one of the few Level 2 Disability Confident Employers leading the way on disability inclusion in Parliament. Lisa has this year also convened a number of workshops for cross party MPs Offices to help them becomeContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP becomes Level 2 Disability Confident Employer”

Dr Lisa Cameron Goes Vegan For COP 26

Animal agriculture is a leading cause of climate breakdown, and meat accounts for nearly 60 per cent of all greenhouse gases from food production. This November Viva!, the UK’s leading vegan charity, and MP Lisa Cameron, are asking the public to go vegan for COP26. As world leaders unite in Glasgow for COP26 to discuss the future of the planet, Viva! and MP Lisa Cameron areContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron Goes Vegan For COP 26”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP pays respects to Sir David Amess following his tragic death

Dr Lisa Cameron MP for East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow said she would “miss Sir David very much”, adding that she appreciated the support and guidance he gave on animal welfare campaigns, “particularly our work together on Lucy’s Law”. She added: “Sir David’s murder has shaken our democracy to the core and has a reelingContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP pays respects to Sir David Amess following his tragic death”

Lisa Cameron MP meets with Alzheimer’s Research UK to support dementia research

Ahead of the Spending Review, Lisa Cameron MP joined Alzheimer’s Research UK for a virtual meeting to show her support for dementia research. The aim of the meeting was to discuss how Lisa and Alzheimer’s Research UK can work together to ensure the government deliver on their manifesto promise to double funding for dementia research,Continue reading “Lisa Cameron MP meets with Alzheimer’s Research UK to support dementia research”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP Strathaven Echoes Column World Mental Health Day.

It is World Mental Health Day this week and I am very pleased that this important aspect of our wellbeing is being fully recognised and marked across the UK and internationally, acknowledging parity of esteem with physical health.  I worked in mental health services in Scotland for twenty years prior to being elected as yourContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP Strathaven Echoes Column World Mental Health Day.”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP Supports Adult Cerebal Palsy Campaign 2021

To coincide with World Cerebral Palsy Day, six world class athletes with Cerebral Palsy have lent their images to a new set of mock ‘Second Class Stamps’ to raise awareness of how the 130,000 adults with CP are treated like ‘Second Class Citizens’ when it comes to healthcare. Unlike adults with other lifelong health conditions,Continue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP Supports Adult Cerebal Palsy Campaign 2021”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP Visits Rainbow Room International East Kilbride.

The NHBF National Hair & Beauty Federation (NHBF) is organising a programme of MPs/MSPs visits to salons across the UK. This provides an opportunity for MPs, legislators and decision makers to: • Meet salon owners and employees direct to discuss the challenges of Covid-19 over the last year and their feedback on the impact ofContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP Visits Rainbow Room International East Kilbride.”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP backs East Kilbride Christmas Kindness Campaign

After another difficult year and with so many families newly in poverty a group of organisations based in East Kilbride have joined forces to ensure we can ‘keep it local’ and help ensure no one in East Kilbride is left without a gift at Christmas. East Kilbride (Town centre), Morrisons Lindsayfield, Tesco St Leonards, Dr Lisa Cameron MP, Share Alike, and SAVI Kids have allContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP backs East Kilbride Christmas Kindness Campaign”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports Oxfam’s #SecondHandSeptember Campaign

Dr Lisa Cameron MP is taking part in Oxfam’s #SecondHandSeptember campaign calling for people to buy second-hand clothes for the month of September and raise awareness about the harmful effects fast fashion – clothes that are produced in high volume and at relatively low cost to the consumer – have on the planet. The campaignContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports Oxfam’s #SecondHandSeptember Campaign”

The Government’s Leveling Up Agenda, must Include Young People’s Wellbeing – Dr Lisa Cameron MP

There have been increasing calls to understand the mental health and wellbeing impacts of the lockdown and school closures for children and young people across the UK. Such an understanding will help to inform how children and young people can be best supported as in any future lockdown scenarios. One such type of support thatContinue reading “The Government’s Leveling Up Agenda, must Include Young People’s Wellbeing – Dr Lisa Cameron MP”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP attends “green-bombing” of Millicent Fawcett statue 

Dr Lisa Cameron MP attends “green-bombing” of Millicent Fawcett statue  Millicent Fawcett statue “green bombed” to highlight climate crisis as this century’s feminist struggle  On Wednesday 22 September – East Kilbride, Strathaven & Lesmahagow MP, Dr Lisa Cameron joined activists and parliamentarians at the  statue of suffragist Millicent Fawcett in Parliament Square as she was “green-bombed”  [Wednesday 22 September],Continue reading Dr Lisa Cameron MP attends “green-bombing” of Millicent Fawcett statue 

DR LISA CAMERON MP CALLS FOR U-TURN ON UNIVERSAL CREDIT CUTS

EAST KILBRIDE, STRATHAVEN & LESMAHAGOW MP CALLS FOR U-TURN ON UNIVERSAL CREDIT CUTS THREAT TO 8246 LOCAL FAMILIES IF CUTS GO AHEAD Dr Lisa Cameron MP has urged the UK government to U-turn on the “devastating” Tory cuts to Universal Credit – as new analysis shows 8246 people in East Kilbride, Strathaven & Lesmahagow could see their incomes slashed by £1040 per yearContinue reading “DR LISA CAMERON MP CALLS FOR U-TURN ON UNIVERSAL CREDIT CUTS”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP visits Strathaven’s John Hastie Museum Trust Covid-19 Archive

Dr Lisa Cameron MP has joined with the members of the John Hastie Museum Trust for the official opening of their Covid-19 Memorial Archive in Strathaven. The Archive is being hosted at the Climate Action Strathaven Hub in Green Street.  It features pictures designed by Primary and Secondary School children across Avondale depicting their experienceContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP visits Strathaven’s John Hastie Museum Trust Covid-19 Archive”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP calls for increased support for disabled children amid Covid19

Disabled Children’s Partnership and Pears Foundation have joined together to release a new impact report on how the pandemic has affected disabled children and their families. The report entitled Left Behind reveals that disabled children and their families face disproportionate mental health impacts from the pandemic. They remain cut off from society, with 9 inContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP calls for increased support for disabled children amid Covid19”

United Nations enlists targeted MP to help curb abuse of women in politics and public life

UN leaders have been in touch after I spoke to The Post to ask if I will take part in work they are doing to stamp out abuse against women in politics, and I’m delighted to do that and to engage this week with the Commission on Status of Women.I’m happy positive change will comeContinue reading “United Nations enlists targeted MP to help curb abuse of women in politics and public life”

Disabled People Hit By Food Insecurity During Covid-19

The Food Foundation has recently released a report on Food insecurity levels since the beginning of the pandemic. It found that food insecurity remains higher than pre-COVID levels, affecting an estimated 4.7 million adults over the last six months. This is equivalent to 9% of households but about 30% of adults with a severe disability.Continue reading “Disabled People Hit By Food Insecurity During Covid-19”

Girl Guides Safety Campaign

Girlguiding has shared their annual Girls’ Attitudes survey in light of the tragic news about Sarah Everard’s death and escalating conversations about women and girls’ safety in public. The survey once again reveals the extent to which girls and young women feel unsafe in their everyday lives. Dr Lisa Cameron has supported the report andContinue reading “Girl Guides Safety Campaign”

Tackling Loneliness

Communities need more safe and welcoming public spaces – including public toilets, street lighting, disability access and benches – in order to reconnect with others, says Dr Lisa Cameron Our communities need to be loneliness-proofed if East Kilbride, Strathaven, Lesmahagow is to experience a connected recovery from the coronavirus crisis, Dr Lisa Cameron MP hasContinue reading “Tackling Loneliness”

Dr Lisa Cameron calls for Ban on Trophy Hunting Imports

There are few issues that people in the UK feel as strongly about as trophy hunting. This sick so-called ‘sport’ should have been banned long ago. These merchants of death have been allowed to continue killing lions, elephants, rhinos – and practically anything else that takes their fancy despite the public outcry.  British hunting firm ownerContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron calls for Ban on Trophy Hunting Imports”

Wellbeing Week

Dr Lisa Cameron MP attended The Big Issue’s “Wellbeing Week” where she engaged with young people on the key issues facing future generations Lisa Cameron MP discussed hot topics with young people, including the environment and climate change, poverty and inequalities, as well as racial injustice and pandemics The Today for Tomorrow Campaign, run byContinue reading “Wellbeing Week”

Dr Lisa Cameron MP calls for Fit to Trade Licensing Scheme

Dr Lisa Cameron MP, joined with the British Retail Consortium, writing to the Home Secretary calling for a Fit to Trade Licensing Scheme to protect textile workers from Modern Day Slavery across the UK. The British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Dr Lisa Cameron MP, who chairs the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Textiles and Fashion, areContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP calls for Fit to Trade Licensing Scheme”