Monica Lennon

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 →

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

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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Posted by HLSLabour in Andrew Hilland, Larkhall, Monica Lennon, News, South Lanarkshire Council, 5 comments

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 →

Posted by HLSLabour in Hamilton North and East, Monica Lennon, News, 1 comment