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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.


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.

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…)

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.


Monica Lennon and protesters against the Whitehill incinerator

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. (more…)

Save Our Care Homes

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. (more…)