Rutherglen MSP Clare Haughey and Cambuslang East councillor Katy Loudon have backed a UK-wide campaign to raise awareness of the menopause. The Pausitivity campaign founded by journalist Elizabeth Carr-Ellis is encouraging people across the UK to promote posters on bulletin boards, GP practices, sports venues and more, highlighting the symptoms of the menopause.
Around 16 per cent of the total number of children in the Rutherglen Westminster constituency could be affected by the two-child cap, according to new research – prompting fresh calls for the UK Government to scrap the “heartless” policy.
Blantyre MSP Clare Haughey has written to the chief executive of ASDA urging the company to roll-back in its attempts to change staff contacts. ASDA has announced that it is seeking to move all retail staff onto a new controversial contract which could see workers lose their entitlement for paid breaks and force them to work bank holidays or take leave in return for £9-an-hour pay rates.
Local MSP Clare Haughey is encouraging Rutherglen and Cambuslang residents to sign-up to a scheme to help inform key decisions in the design of Scotland’s new social security system.
Over 3,000 older people living in the Rutherglen and Hamilton West constituency are thought to be missing out on vital financial support despite being entitled to it – losing out on a total of £9 million per year. According to recent figures released by the charity Independent Age, more than a million pensioners across the UK are not in receipt of the Pension Credit they are entitled to, adding up to a staggering £3.5 billion a year.
Rutherglen MSP Clare Haughey has heaped praise on a Scottish Government announcement that a new social benefit will be introduced to lift children across Scotland out of poverty.
On the back of our recent great weather, Blantyre MSP Clare Haughey is urging South Lanarkshire dog owners not to leave their pets in hot cars this summer.tree, are taken.
Clare used her column in this week's Rutherglen Reformer to celebrate Scotland's World Cup achievements.
Thousands of people across the Rutherglen Westminster constituency will be hit by the decision to scrap the free TV license for all over-75s, figures reveal. At the moment, the UK Government pays the £154.50 license fee for around 4.5 million pensioners, however they have now forced the BBC to take on the responsibility for the over-75 concession as part of a deal on the corporation’s funding.
Rutherglen MSP Clare Haughey has given her backing to the Scottish Government’s ‘world-leading’ Fuel Poverty Bill that was passed unanimously by MSPs last week (June 11). Under the plans, by law, no more than 5% of households in Scotland will be in fuel poverty by 2040 – ensuring families across Rutherglen and Cambuslang who struggle to heat their homes are given the right support.