Council areas across Scotland are to share more than £3.2 billion in grant funding over five years to help deliver more affordable homes. As part of this, South Lanarkshire Council is to receive almost £31 million for the financial year, an increase on last year. This will take total Scottish Government affordable housing funding, over the past five for the local authority, to £156 million.

Update for the week

Over recent months, Covid-19 and our response to it have understandably been at the forefront of everyone’s mind. However, the Scottish Parliament and the Scottish Government are continuing to take steps, across a whole range of areas, to improve the lives of people across the country.