Clare Haughey MSP has welcomed the Scottish Government’s 2021/2022 Programme for Government as an “ambitious” plan to begin the recovery from the pandemic.
Rutherglen and Cambuslang MSP Clare Haughey has joined the campaign to encourage local businesses to sign up to a new gift card scheme that aims to keep spending local.
More than 6,000 children in South Lanarkshire have benefited from the Scottish Government’s new Scottish Child Payment according to the latest official statistics – totalling over £1 million in spend.
New analysis released on the 26th August 2021 shows that almost half of families with children in the Rutherglen Westminster Constituency are set to become poorer.
The search is on for a Local Hero in the Rutherglen Constituency who has made a positive difference to the lives of others.
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.
A blog post about the First Minister's statement today.
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.