Scottish Parliament

News from the Scottish Parliament, MSPs and candidates for Hamilton, Larkhall & Stonehouse.

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. Continue reading →

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Politicians condemn mounting unclaimed Pension Credit figures

Local Labour politicians have condemned the Tory Government for not doing enough to make sure eligible pensioners claim the Pension Credit they are entitled to as a leading charity reveals millions goes unclaimed.

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Posted by HLSLabour in Andrew Hilland, Ged Killen, Hamilton, Lanark and Hamilton East, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Monica Lennon, News, Rutherglen and Hamilton West, UK Parliament, 0 comments

Whitehill incinerator planning appeal dropped

The Scottish Government has confirmed that developers have dropped their appeal against a proposed incinerator in Whitehill that was refused planning permission. Continue reading →

Posted by HLSLabour in Hamilton, Hamilton Larkhall and Stonehouse, Hamilton North and East, Monica Lennon, South Lanarkshire Council, 0 comments

Council’s plan for care homes ‘is being rewritten’ after public pressure

Campaigners have forced a major U-turn on proposals to leave Larkhall without a care home as South Lanarkshire Council’s plan for care homes closures and huge cuts in bed numbers ‘is being rewritten’ under mounting political pressure. Continue reading →

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