Scottish Labour are mounting a campaign against Tory plans to reduce the income of working families throughout the North East by cutting Tax Credits. Almost 10,000 people in Aberdeen will be affected by the plan, but scottish Labour intends to use new powers coming to the Scottish Parliament to restore the payments which have been lost. Sign the petition here
Keep Justice Local
SNP members of the Justice Committee voted to allow the closure of courts across Scotland, including Stonehaven in the North East. Lewis is continuing to support the Keep Justice Local campaign in order to fight any further attacks on access to justice: http://www.scottishlabour.org.uk/campaigns/entry/keep-justice-local-campaign
Internet Watch Foundation
Lewis recently became an IWF Champion which means he fully supports the important work the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) does to remove child sexual abuse images on the internet. http://www.iwf.org.uk/
One Fair Wage
Lewis supports the Scottish Youth Parliament's One Fair Wage campaign, which is calling for a Scottish Living Wage in an effort to tackle the problem of poverty in Scotland. http://www.syp.org.uk/one-fair-wage-W21page-345-
The Great SNP Train Robbery
The SNP have published a plan for the future of Scotland’s railways. They have proposed to increase fares, stop cross-border trains and
Add your support to the campaign at http://www.scottishlabour.org.uk/trains
Supporting Public Sector Workers
Lewis supports public sector workers fighting against changes to their pensions, and met with many of the strikers on 30 November 2011. All Labour MSPs gave up a days pay in support of people striking, and Scottish Labour will continue to stand up for public sector workers.
Student Hardship Help is Priceless
Labour want all young people to have good educational opportunities, however the SNP are cutting financial assistance for the students who need it most.
Support Labours plans on student funding here http://www.scottishlabour.org.uk/students