Latest News from Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse Labour party
Monica Lennon has formally launched legislation to enable all women in Scotland to have access to free sanitary products

MSP formally launches legislation to make access to period products a ‘basic right’ in Scotland.

Legislation to require Scottish Ministers to set up a free universal scheme of access to period products has been formally lodged at Holyrood.


Hairmyres Hospital sign

Hospital workers forced into ‘humiliating’ conversations with bosses over pay

Hospital workers at Hairmyres Hospital in East Kilbride are being forced to have “embarrassing and humiliating” conversations about their personal financial details with management, following changes to the payroll system which will see staff lose a week’s pay. (more…)

TV License application for over 75s

Thousands of local pensioners could lose their free TV Licence

Nearly 7,000 older people in Lanark and Hamilton East could be hit by plans to switch off free TV licences for the over-75s, despite the Conservatives promising in their 2017 general election manifesto to protect free TV licences until 2022. (more…)

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Labour’s Monica Lennon demands answers on pigeon dropping infection at Glasgow hospital

Following the deaths of two patients at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in December, Scottish Labour demand answers from the Health Secretary. (more…)

Bryan Simpson with Ged Killen MP, Andrew Hilland- candidate for Lanark and Hamilton East - and Monica Lennon MSP

Better Than Zero and Labour unite against precarious work & low pay

Bryan Simpson of Better Than Zero met with Hamilton, Larkhall & Stonehouse Labour Party to discuss the movement against precarious work, and the fight for better pay and conditions. (more…)

DWP sanctions are disproportionately affecting young person

Tories’ Universal Credit sanctions hitting local young people

More than three-quarters of Universal Credit sanctions in Lanark and Hamilton East have landed on people under 30, new analysis from the Labour Party shows. (more…)

Proposed Whitehill Incinerator Height Comparison

Developer refuses to accept Whitehill incinerator rejection

The developers of a proposed incinerator in Whitehill have lodged an appeal against South Lanarkshire Council’s decision to refuse planning permission. (more…)

Clare Haughey remarks on mental health have been branded "crass"

Health Minister Clare Haughey condemned for “crass” remarks on mental health

The SNP Health Minister, and Rutherglen MSP, Clare Haughey has been criticised after saying the Scottish government is a “victim of its own success” in dealing with the stigma of mental health. (more…)

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Monica Lennon calls for an end to the stigma of drug and alcohol misuse
Monica Lennon on ending period poverty

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Gepostet von Ged Killen MP for Rutherglen & Hamilton West am Samstag, 19. August 2017
Ged Killen speaking at Glasgow Pride 2017
Monica Lennon discusses period poverty on STV News Tonight on 14/08/2017
Ged Killen MP makes his maiden speech
Ged Killen MP makes his maiden speech