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WFI Arran +WFIArran
An open and diverse network of women on Arran who support independence for Scotland and aim to ensure the involvement of women in the democratic process.
 Joined March 2017
106 Posts   9 Followers
Happy Burns Night to the Lassies!
Dr Philippa Whitford SNP MP spot on as usual!
Happy St Andrew's Day to all our members and supporters!
Michelle Thomson, who came to speak to us before covid struck, is now an MSP and here speaks very eloquently and passionately about a subject very close to all our hearts -
It's our AGM this Saturday!

Looking forward to seeing our members for a fun and uplifting morning.

We are delighted to be welcoming Valentina Servera Clavell to talk about the amazing work of women in the Catalan independence movement.

We'll be looking back: there will be an opportunity to reflect on the work of WfI and the experiences of members over the past year.

And also looking...
Join us on 2nd October, to critique the Scottish Government's consultation on the delivery of a National Care Service. This is your opportunity to affect policy. Your views are crucial in shaping a service that works for women. % %
One of the leading lights in Women for Indy, who made a huge contribution to the independence campaign - such sad news.

FORMER National columnist Michelle Rodger tragically passed away this week after a battle with breast cancer but she has been remembered by those…
For the first time MARCH (36mins) is free to view online from 23rd August to 6th September, as a companion to the virtual event Performing the Past.

Last week the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman concluded, after a detailed investigation "that the Department for Work and Pensions - DWP had failed to act quickly enough once it knew a significant proportion of women were not aware of changes to their State Pension age."

In view of this ruling, which completely...
Good news at last!


Today, following the findings of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman which has concluded that the Government was too slow to inform women about the rise in state pension age, every single WASPI - Women Against State Pension Inequality Campaign should feel vindicated.

This finding is hugely significant for the women affected after...
Wise words from Kathleen Caskie -

Women for Independence
Women Hold Up Half the Sky is out now!

The first woman to be elected First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon’s impact on the future of Scotland and the United Kingdom makes this collection of her speeches essential reading.
Pure dead brilliant!

JUST when you thought the London media’s coverage of the Scottish election couldn’t get any worse, Sky’s Adam Boulton comes along.
Congratulations to Michelle Thomson - she made a big impression when she spoke to us here on Arran and will certainly make a big impact in the Scottish Parliament!

Thank you. It is an honour to be elected to Parliament on behalf of the people of Falkirk East. I am grateful to everyone who has sent messages of goodwill, supported my campaign or took part in the election by voting on Thursday.

I am preparing for my Adjournment Debate tomorrow on the Gender Pension Gap stands at 40.3% - more than twice the Gender Pay Gap which is 17.3%.

This debate will explore how this must be tackled to ensure fairer pensions for all.
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