Alison Thewliss is MP for Glasgow Central

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Alison Thewliss is MP for Glasgow Central and a member of the Scottish National Party party.

Alison Thewliss has 31209 followers on Twitter.

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Scotland is a nation with enormous potential, but we're being held back by Tory governments we don't vote for.

🗳️ Instead of putting up with Westminster's damaging decisions, let's put Scotland's future into Scotland's hands.

📺 Watch and share our latest film.

Rumble in the Jumble is back!

Our community table-top sale is back at The Pyramid as part of our very exciting Cycling & Recycling event - a day packed full of fun activities!

Join the buzz and give your pre-loved items a new home - register your table-top today.

Rishi Sunak promises to give everyone "the same fantastic opportunities" that he had.

Good news for anyone planning to attend one of the most exclusive public schools in the country before marrying one of the wealthiest women in the world.

📖 In the history books!

Enjoy the moment 75 year old George Miller became the Commonwealth Games' oldest gold medalist as @Team_Scotland took the 🥇 in the Para Mixed Pairs B2/B3 Lawn Bowls.

#CommonwealthGames #B2022

Britain slides into crisis. Inflation at 13% and fuel bills of £4200 are catastrophic and will inflict real pain on millions of folk. More needs to be done by the UK Govt to offset the cost of energy or the consequences are going to be frightening.

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/interest-rates-rise-9h5fv63rp?shareToken=6afcf638050e476586caf4ed765198c7

I have updated my website with a list of services available to Glasgow Central constituents during the cost-of-living crisis: http://www.alisonthewliss.scot/cost-of-living-support/

You can also get in touch with me at alison.thewliss.mp@parliament.uk where my team and I will be more than happy to help.

"Children are growing up in poverty as a direct result of cruel policy decisions, including harsh benefit rules like the two-child limit." - @sarzogz
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/child-poverty-increasing-uk-key-27661649

✨To mark our Roma Sisters Together project’s ending, we’re throwing a celebratory party in the park!✨

Featuring live Roma bands, a fashion show & free massages/henna/nails, with amazing things the women have made available to buy 💙❤️💚

Get down from 2pm to peruse the stalls!

As families are having to choose between heating and eating, a potential Tory Prime Minister is proudly talking about making those struggling worse off.

This is the cost of living with Westminster crisis. https://twitter.com/evolvepolitics/status/1555485311626612736

Evolve Politics @evolvepolitics

Rishi Sunak here literally boasting about taking money from the poor to give to the rich.

If you've received this letter from @GlasgowCC it is not a bill! Please don't throw it away!

It contains information about activating the £105 #ScotlandLovesLocal Glasgow Gift Card that we will soon be sending to your home.

For more details ➡️ http://glasgow.gov.uk/loveslocal

📍 Live on or near Saltmarket in Glasgow? We’re about to begin a year-long programme on the railway bridge over the A8. It involves noisy ‘rivet-busting’ and grit-blasting activities, as well as metal repairs and painting to extend its lifespan.

A great quote from my business partner @RayBlake in relation to the new Register of Overseas Entities being launched at Companies House: "The first step in catching someone out in a lie is requiring them to tell one, so in that regard it's potentially useful."

In another one of my occasional series of "not many people know that" tweets, the year-on-year total of new company formations in the UK from 3 August 2021 to 2 August 2022 was 778,923 - some of which were legitimate.

Banned Russian oligarchs exploited UK secrecy loophole - Investigation with @sbowers00 and Co. at @FinUncovered and fantastic team at @BBCNews and @BBCPanorama on ⁦@BBCNewsnight⁩ tonight. Brilliant work by @nassos_ @willdahlgreen and @steveswannbbc. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-62410715

Eilish McColgan has done it! The Scot has secured her first major title! 🎉

A games record, a gold medal & the Commonwealth title - what a performance! 🥇

#BBCCWG #BBCAthletics

Malls Mire, Toryglen has achieved a @BuildWithNature Full Award (Excellent) following a post construction audit.
If you haven't had the chance to visit yet please do.

https://www.buildingwithnature.org.uk/toryglen

#ThisIsThePlace

World Breastfeeding Week 2022 is here!

Here is a wee message about the support we provide at Glasgow Breastfeeding Buddies, and our role in the warm chain of support.

#WABA #WBW2022 #stepupforbreastfeeding #warmchain

🧠With around 40% of brain tumour cases diagnosed in A&E and an 8% drop in cases in 2020, @BrainTumourOrg are raising awareness of common symptoms to aid early detection.
See their helpful symptom tracker for guidance if you're approaching a GP: https://www.headsmart.org.uk/symptom-checker/

The Brain Tumour Charity @BrainTumourOrg

It’s time to be #BetterSafeThanTumour
Today we launch our new signs and symptoms campaign to raise awareness and empower people to act if they suspect they might have a brain tumour.

⚠️Apologies, we are still experiencing difficulties with the office phoneline. We are working with the operator to rectify this as soon as possible. If you need to get in touch please email me at alison.thewliss.mp@parliament.uk

Fantastic to see the @VattenfallUK European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre up close this afternoon. Scotland has what it takes to meet our own energy needs; to lead the way on net zero and be a reliable energy partner for Europe too 💨⚡️🔋💡🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

It’s Bronze for Katie Shanahan in the 400IM 👏👏👏. Team Scotland’s first medal in the pool 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Unbelievable swim from the outside lane!

It was brilliant to hear from @healthyio1, @kidneycareuk, @kidney_research & @NKF_UK on their work to improve early detection of chronic kidney disease, and see new technology to support early diagnosis! #WeeCanHelp

⬆️ Rising costs
🛑 Barriers to trade
📝 More red tape and bureaucracy
📉 Falling exports

👉 Small businesses across Scotland told us how Brexit is damaging them - imposed against our will by the Tories, and fully backed by Labour.

https://www.snp.org/how-brexit-damages-businesses-and-livelihoods/

🏆It was an honour to host @WildHeartsGroup Awards Ceremony last week, celebrating school students across the UK who have been championing environmental issues in their schools. Excellent work everyone 👏👏

Gangs all here and we are ready to go 👊🏼

Finally time to get started tomorrow with our first game Vs South Africa.
Tune in, 11am on BBC iPlayer/red button 📺

We can’t wait to see some of you in the crowd 💙

The @Team_Scotland boxing squad are all kilted out and ready for this evening's Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham.

The ceremony marks the official starting of the 2022 Games, with the boxing action getting underway from Noon tomorrow.

Hi folks 🙂 Really chuffed to announce that FOSN have once again achieved a Green Flag Community status for 22-23 🙂 Well Done to all our volunteers, and thanks for all your hard work and dedication. This result is something that the late Charlotte Hutt would have been proud of.

A pleasant morning spent in the fledgling Garnethill Viewpoint Wildflower Meadow tidying path edges and removing invasive 'Dockens'. Still lots to do but looking forward to next year's show. @GreenGarnethill @AngusCMillar @ChristyMearns @bolandeva @kaukabstewart @alisonthewliss

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