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South Lanarkshire Council HQ

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.


Monica Lennon and campaigners celebrate passing of Period Poverty Bill

World first as Scotland to provide free access to period products

The Scottish Parliament has unanimously backed Labour MSP Monica Lennon’s bill to make period products free to anyone that needs them. (more…)

South Lanarkshire Council HQ

Labour fight back as savage budget cuts are revealed

With the Council facing the most severe round of cuts since its inception, Labour have launched a South Lanarkshire-wide fightback against austerity.  (more…)

1140 ASAP More Childcare Now

South Lanarkshire Labour calls for 1,140 childcare places now

The promise of 1,140 hours of free early learning and childcare for South Lanarkshire’s 3 and 4 year olds, should be delivered as soon as possible according to Labour.

Uncut grass

SNP and Tories block Labour proposal to get grass-cutting back on track

Labour proposals to help clear South Lanarkshire Council’s grass-cutting backlog were blocked by the SNP leadership of the Council and other political parties. (more…)

Primary classroom

Schools aim to reopen full-time after government u-turn

After weeks of dithering and confused messages the Scottish Government has announced plans for schools to reopen full-time in August.

Rolls Royce plant at Inchinnan

Government must stand by Rolls Royce workers

South Lanarkshire Labour are calling on Scottish and UK Governments to stand behind the workforce at Rolls Royce, as the engineering giant prepares to slash 9,000 jobs across its global operations.


Andrew Hilland campaigning

Andrew Hilland bids to win Lanark & Hamilton East for Labour

Andrew Hilland is the Labour Party’s candidate for Lanark and Hamilton East at the general election on 12 December.  (more…)