An estimated 11,800 children across South Lanarkshire could benefit from the Scottish Government’s ground-breaking anti-poverty payment, new figures have revealed.
Rutherglen MSP Clare Haughey has said a new £10 million fund announced by the SNP Government will support people struggling to pay their rent across South Lanarkshire.
Rutherglen MSP Clare Haughey has welcomed a new Scottish benefit introduced this month that will help 16 to 24-year olds into work if they have been unemployed for over six months.
Local MSP Clare Haughey has said new funding from the Scottish Government will help provide targeted support for care experienced young people in Cambuslang and Rutherglen.
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Rutherglen MSP Clare Haughey has welcomed a Scottish Parliament vote approving £15.6 million extra funding for South Lanarkshire Council in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
Rutherglen and Cambuslang schools will return full-time in August if Scotland continues to make progress on suppressing coronavirus (COVID-19), the Scottish Government has announced (23rd June).
Rutherglen MSP Clare Haughey has welcomed the Scottish Government's announcement of extra financial help for students facing financial hardship over the summer months.
Clare commented on the support the Scottish Government has provided community groups in the fight against Covid-19.
Rutherglen MSP Clare Haughey has called on the UK government to extend the Brexit transition period in light of coronavirus – with new analysis showing billions of pounds could be wiped from the Scottish economy.