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Planning Bill Part 1 Blog

Planning is a subject that gets people worked up.

Many constituents that I have worked with over the years see a system that does not work for them, rather it is done to them.

The SNP's economic incompetence has led to fewer Scots in work

New jobs figures published by the Office for National Statistics show that in the past year, the employment rate has fallen in Scotland compared to rises across the rest of the UK. The Scottish employment rate has fallen from 75.8 per cent to 75.1 per cent.

Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser Column August 2018

MANY of us enjoy the luxury of having our own transport to get us about. Even if it is not always that easy due to congestion or the state of the roads. But we should spare a thought for those who do not have cars, or can’t drive – particularly if they live in Plains.

Increase in Accident and Emergency waiting times across NHS Lanarkshire

Following the recent announcement that A&E waiting targets have not been met for a year, there has been growing pressure on SNP Ministers to take action. The 95% target to be admitted, transferred or discharged within 4 hours has only been met by a minority of health boards.