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SNP MSP Fulton MacGregor has welcomed Scottish Government intervention to protect North Lanarskhire residents from Tory welfare cuts. New figures show that 7935 Discretionary Housing Payments (DHP) were made to those on low incomes in North Lanarkshire between April and September this year. The total award value spent in North Lanarkshire in this … Continue reading SNP SHIELDING NORTH LANARKSHIRE RESIDENTS FROM TORY BEDROOM TAX
Fulton MacGregor MSP has welcomed the announcement that the SNP plans to give new fathers 12 weeks paternity leave to be taken on a “use it or lose it” basis. The promise, which will be part of the SNP’s General Election manifesto, is part of a package to enable parents to spend more time … Continue reading Coatbridge MSP welcomes plans to give new fathers 12 weeks paternity leave.
NEW £11.5 MILLION FUND EMPOWERING LOCAL COMMUNITIES Coatbridge & Chryston community groups are set to benefit from new Scottish Government funding to tackle poverty and inequality. Around 250 community groups, social enterprises and charities across Scotland will receive a share of £11.5 million in 2019-20 through the Scottish Government’s Investing in Communities Fund. Projects in … Continue reading SNP TACKLING INEQUALITY IN COATBRIDGE & CHRYSTON
NEED FOR FULL POWERS AT HOLYROOD TO TACKLE POVERTY “HEAD-ON” The Scottish Welfare Fund made 3678 payments to people in North Lanarkshire in the last financial year, new figures show – an increase compared to the same period last year. A total of 638 Community Care Grants and 3040 Crisis Grants were awarded in North Lanarkshire between April and … Continue reading 3678 OF NORTH LANARKSHIRE HOUSEHOLDS HELPED IN TIME OF CRISIS