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Councillor Allan Noon chooses Michelle

I was delighted to hear from Councillor Allan Noon that, after listening to all three candidates, he had decided to back my candidacy . Councillor Noon said after the first hustings event in Renfrew: “Michelle presents those admirable qualities that will stand her in good stead as a candidate to represent Paisley and Renfrewshire North. […]

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Personalities, not policies

Heartfelt thanks to my friend and business colleague Dave Loudon for this unsolicited testimonial which he posted to my personal Facebook page today. He wasn’t at the hustings in Renfrew last night, but his words demonstrate the point I was making: that this selection process isn’t about policies but about personalities.  All three candidates want […]

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Equality and social justice for all

In this video for Yes Scotland, I talk about the importance of a strong economy to provide equality and social justice for all. It will be my core message if you choose me to represent you in the general election campaign against Jim Sheridan.

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Children living in poverty – unacceptable

This is a short video I did for Yes during the referendum campaign. I’m talking about the shocking number of our children living in poverty and the need for an independent welfare policy that addresses our needs. Welfare is something I’ll be campaigning on, if you choose me as your candidate.

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“Politics needs change” – Gillian O’Neil

I’m delighted to have this testimonial from fellow businesswoman Gillian O’Neil. Gillian said: “Scotland needs change, and needs people in positions of influence that can make that change.  Influence in the true meaning:  the natural ability to lead, guide, inspire and get results.  That is why I wholeheartedly endorse Michelle Rodger for this position. “I […]

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Paisley businessman Brian McGuire backs Michelle Rodger

I’m delighted to share with you this message of support from Brian McGuire. Brian is also campaigning to be an SNP candidate for my neighbouring constituency, Paisley and Renfrewshire South, and I wish him all the best. Brian said: “I would like to announce my intention to back Michelle Rodger for the Paisley and Renfrewshire […]

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What kind of MPs do we want at Westminster?

Like many of you, I’m a new member of the SNP. I joined on September 19 after realising that it wasn’t all over, that the desire for independence wasn’t stamped out, if anything, it was growing stronger. We can’t afford to lose that momentum, the passion and enthusiasm that was stirred amongst young and old […]

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Seats in Westminster = more powers for Scotland

FM Nicola Sturgeon is stepping up the SNP election campaign tomorrow. Her message is clear: the more SNP MPs we take to Westminster, the more powers we can secure for Scotland. These powers are crucial to ensure we can build a fairer, more equal and prosperous Scotland. We need SNP candidates that come with that […]

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Women for Indy’s Shona McAlpine backs Michelle

I’m delighted that campaigner Shona McAlpine has voiced her support for my candidacy for Paisley and Renfrewshire North. I thoroughly enjoyed working with her during the referendum campaign, and it’s great to have her on side! Shona said: “I worked closely with Michelle during the last two years uniting teams from Women for Independence and […]

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