The Financial Conduct Authority is urging steelworkers to come forward if they have any concerns about the advice they received when transferring out of the British Steel Pension Scheme.
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.
The Scottish Government is set to support an estimated 10,600 school children across South Lanarkshire – with investment totalling £700,000 – to buy school clothes through the School Clothing Grant.
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.
The First Minister has today unveiled a number of tough measures to suppress Covid-19. In this blog post, I outline the changes and explain the reasons behind these decisions.
New figures released this month reveal that 31,970 households across South Lanarkshire were supported by the Scottish Government’s Council Tax Reduction Scheme in June 2020.