LOCAL MSP SLAMS UK GOVERNMENT FOR PENSION CHANGES TO UNIVERSAL CREDIT

Rutherglen MSP Clare Haughey has blasted changes to Universal Credit which may see elderly people with partners of working age losing up to £7,000 a year. The new rules which will come into force on 15 May will mean new pensioners can no longer claim Pension Credit if their partners are younger than the state retirement age. Mixed age couples who are already claiming pension age benefits will not be affected by the change.

LOCAL MSP ENCOURAGES PEOPLE TO VISIT LOCAL CHURCH

For immediate release: LOCAL MSP ENCOURAGES PEOPLE TO VISIT LOCAL CHURCH Rutherglen MSP Clare Haughey met with representatives of Rutherglen Old Parish Church to discuss ways to attract more people to the place of worship. The MSP is campaigning to promote places of interest within her Rutherglen constituency to increase visitor numbers and boost the … Continue reading LOCAL MSP ENCOURAGES PEOPLE TO VISIT LOCAL CHURCH