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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…)

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.


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.

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…)

Andrew Hilland and Betty Dunlop

Labour will save free TV licences for almost 5,000 local households

The next UK Labour government will save free TV licences for almost 5,000 households in Lanark and Hamilton East that are set to lose it from next year.


Jeremy Corbyn in Hamilton

Jeremy Corbyn visits Hamilton

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visited Hamilton on Wednesday as part of a tour of key seats in Scotland.


Universal Credit website

Labour’s plan to scrap Universal Credit will benefit almost 11,000 households in Lanark and Hamilton East

Universal Credit’s botched roll-out, compounded by Tory social security cuts, has left families unable to pay bills and at the mercy of pay-day lenders. (more…)

Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

SNP should increase funding for families using struggling NHS services

Following Scottish Labour’s successful campaign to secure a public inquiry into issues with infrastructure and safety at two NHS hospitals, party health spokesperson Monica Lennon MSP is renewing calls for extra funding to be made available to help families using their services. (more…)

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