Latest News from Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse Labour party
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Labour vow to scrap unfair parking permit charges

Labour councillors have vowed to scrap unfair permit fees after the Council’s final Executive Committee of the term upheld the decision to charge for permits in residential parking zones. (more…)

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‘Let down’ SNP-Tory budget fails every test

South Lanarkshire Labour moved against the Council’s budget today, branding it a ‘let down’ for communities ‘crying out for investment’.   (more…)

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Labour’s “fairer alternative” defeated at council budget meeting

Labour’s plans for a Council Budget that delivered for key workers, the frontline and those most in need was defeated by South Lanarkshire Council.

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EXPOSED: South Lanarkshire’s missing millions

Labour have warned that South Lanarkshire has been “ripped off” as the Scottish Government’s funding deal for councils unravels.

Councillor Davie McLachlan and Burnbank Library

Labour councillor protests the ‘double whammy’ of proposed closures in Burnbank

Local Labour councillor, Davie McLachlan, has spoken out against proposals to close Burnbank Library and Burnbank Family Centre. (more…)

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Labour renew calls for safe care home visiting

South Lanarkshire Labour councillors have renewed calls for testing and safety procedures to be put in place by the Scottish Government to allow more Covid-safe visiting to take place in care homes. (more…)

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Local Party gives overwhelming support to Monica Lennon’s leadership bid

At a special meeting of Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse Constituency Labour Party members expressed their support for Central Scotland MSP, and local member, Monica Lennon’s campaign to become the next leader of the Scottish Labour Party. (more…)

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Labour councillors call for ‘fearless opposition’ to council cuts

Labour have called for a campaign of ‘fearless opposition’ to Scottish Government cuts to council budgets after SNP and Independent groups refuse to accept pre-conditions for cross-party budget talks at South Lanarkshire Council.