Over 600 workers in Hamilton could face sanctions under universal credit

Labour has called for the Tory government to “pause and fix” Universal Credit as new figures reveal that 4 in 10 working people on the benefit are being told to seek more work. Continue reading →

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Labour launches campaign to save Larkhall care home

Following South Lanarkshire Council’s decision to close McWhirter House care home in Larkhall, the local Labour Party has launched a campaign to save the council-run facility.

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Monica Lennon challenges incinerator developer to respect local community

Monica Lennon MSP has lodged a motion in the Scottish Parliament welcoming South Lanarkshire Council’s decision to reject a new planning application for an incinerator in Whitehill and “calls on the developer to recognise the wishes of the local community and accept this rejection as final”. Continue reading →

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