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|Scottish Labour Spokesperson for Women and Equality|
|Assumed office |
19 December 2017
|Scottish Labour Parliamentary Business Manager|
19 December 2017 – 4 October 2018
|Preceded by||James Kelly|
|Succeeded by||Neil Findlay|
|Member of the Scottish Parliament |
for Highlands and Islands
|Assumed office |
3 May 2007
6 May 1999 – 1 May 2003
|Born||26 June 1963|
Stornoway, Outer Hebrides
|Political party||Scottish Labour and Co-operative Party|
|Alma mater||Open University|
She was appointed Scottish Labour's Women and Equality Spokesperson by new leader Richard Leonard on 19 November 2017, and was also its Business Manager between 19 November 2017 and 4 October 2018, when she was succeeded by Neil Findlay.
Grant thinks that there is a significant connection between pornography and the sex industry and "abuse and violence against women". "We have to ask if more should be done to make the viewing or downloading of porn from the internet more difficult. I think there should be filters in place to help that process."
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- "Previous MSPs: Session 3 (2007-2011): Rhoda Grant". Scottish Parliament. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
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- Loxton, Rachel (23 June 2013). "Campaigners: 'We need more controls to back up Scottish anti-porn laws'". Sunday Herald. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
- Rhoda Grant MSP biography at the Scottish Parliament website
- Rhoda Grant website
- Caithness News Bulletins Elections 2007 Caithness Community website
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