MSPs support Hometime Scotland campaign
19 November 2008
Graeme Brown, Director of Shelter Scotland, today (18 November) handed over 4,000 postcards to Nicola Sturgeon MSP outside the Scottish Parliament as part of Shelter Scotland's Hometime Scotland campaign.
The Hometime Scotland campaign aims to ensure Scotland delivers on its internationally acclaimed 2012 homelessness target.
27 MSPs from across Scotland stopped by to show their support and tell the charity their top song. Nicola Sturgeon told Shelter Scotland that the song which reminded her most of home is 'These Streets' by Paolo Nutini.
The postcard handover wwas covered by several publications, including The Times, Daily Express, Daily Telegraph, The Herald, Metro, The Sun and Daily Record.
Read coverage from The Herald.
There was additional broadcast coverage on BBC1 Scotland, Clyde 1, Real Radio, Forth One, Good Morning Scotland and Radio Borders. In addition, James Jopling, Head of Campaigns for Shelter Scotland, was interviewed on BBC Radio Scotland, and Christina Cran, Media Officer, was interviewed on Tay AM.
Deadline Scotland also covered the story, with a video including an interview with Graeme Brown and former Shelter client Carrie-Ann Davis is available.