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SCOTTISH CHILD PAYMENT OPENS TO FAMILIES IN NORTH LANARKSHIRE

SNP MSP Fulton MacGregor has welcomed the introduction of the Scottish Child Payment, which is set to make a difference to families across North Lanarkshire at a time when they need it most. The new SNP Scottish Government benefit will provide families with a much-needed boost as it will give eligible families and carers £40 … Continue reading SCOTTISH CHILD PAYMENT OPENS TO FAMILIES IN NORTH LANARKSHIRE

THOUSANDS TO BE INVESTED IN DRUG AND ALCOHOL SERVICES IN NORTH LANARKSHIRE

SNP MSP Fulton MacGregor has welcomed millions of pounds of funding from the Scottish Government for drug and alcohol rehabilitation services, including those in North Lanarkshire. Announced by Scotland’s Finance Secretary Kate Forbes, £145.3m will be committed to alcohol and drugs services, including £50m to reduce drugs deaths in Scotland. Last week, the SNP Government … Continue reading THOUSANDS TO BE INVESTED IN DRUG AND ALCOHOL SERVICES IN NORTH LANARKSHIRE

SNP BUDGET TAKES MENTAL HEALTH SPENDING TO OVER £1.1 BILLION

DIRECT INVESTMENT TO INCREASE MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT IN COATBRIDGE & CHRYSTON MSP for Coatbridge & Chryston, Fulton MacGregor has welcomed direct investment in mental health services in the Scottish Budget, which will increase by £139m and take overall spending in mental health to over £1.1 billion. Finance Secretary Kate Forbes confirmed that the Scottish Government will be … Continue reading SNP BUDGET TAKES MENTAL HEALTH SPENDING TO OVER £1.1 BILLION

SNP BUDGET DELIVERS £3.5 BILLION FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES

SNP COMMITTED TO TACKLING POVERTY WHILE TORIES DUCK RESPONSIBILITIES  MSP for Coatbridge & Chryston has called on local politicians from all parties to get behind historic funding to continue the delivery of a social security system which places fairness, dignity and respect at its heart. SNP Finance Secretary Kate Forbes has committed a £3.5billion allocation for benefit spend … Continue reading SNP BUDGET DELIVERS £3.5 BILLION FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES

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