With winter closing in, I wish to remind constituents to get ready for anything the weather might bring. Last winter, more than 154,000 homes across Scotland experienced a boiler breakdown, leaving residents unable to heat their homes. During the ‘Beast from the East’, temperatures of below -10°C and wind speeds of over 60mph led to the busiest week on record for Scottish Gas, with 104 calls for assistance coming in every second – thirteen times usual call volumes.
Clare was on STV news on 16th February regarding her campaign on the Green Deal scheme and issues associated with the installation of energy efficiency products by the company HELMS.
I was on STV news on the 6th February sharing my concerns and that of many constituents who are facing difficulties associated with energy efficiency products which were installed by the Cambuslang-based company HELMS.
Clare was invited by Network Rail to visit the repair works being undertaken at the rail bridge over Cambuslang Road.
Clare Haughey MSP and Margaret Ferrier MP wrote to Iceni Projets over their proposed incinerator development in Hamilton, expressing their concerns that no public consultation had been planned.
Clare and Margaret Ferrier MP have expressed their concerns that no Public Consultation meeting has been planned in Blantyre about the proposed Energy Recovery Centre on Whistleberry Road, Hamilton.
Clare was invited along to draw the winner for a competition run by Classrooms For Malawi
Whitlawburn Hub is a Digital Inclusion Project that supports members of the community in and around Rutherglen.
The Scottish Government is spending £10 million on Peatland Restoration during 2017-18 and has made this means of storing carbon a central plank of its long term Climate policy, which was debated in the Chamber on Thursday.
On the 3rd March, Clare organised a Small Business Development Breakfast in the Burnside Hotel. She collaborated with Lanarkshire Credit Union and Clyde Gateway to provide the event as part of Lanarkshire Business Week.