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Labour’s “fairer alternative” defeated at council budget meeting

Labour’s plans for a Council Budget that delivered for key workers, the frontline and those most in need was defeated by South Lanarkshire Council.

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EXPOSED: South Lanarkshire’s missing millions

Labour have warned that South Lanarkshire has been “ripped off” as the Scottish Government’s funding deal for councils unravels.

Councillor Davie McLachlan and Burnbank Library

Labour councillor protests the ‘double whammy’ of proposed closures in Burnbank

Local Labour councillor, Davie McLachlan, has spoken out against proposals to close Burnbank Library and Burnbank Family Centre. (more…)

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Labour renew calls for safe care home visiting

South Lanarkshire Labour councillors have renewed calls for testing and safety procedures to be put in place by the Scottish Government to allow more Covid-safe visiting to take place in care homes. (more…)

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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.


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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…)

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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.

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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…)