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Trunk Road Survey

Our roads are in a terrible state of disrepair. I have been getting a string of complaints about them and have to play dodge-the-pothole myself on a daily basis.

Councils maintain some roads but they are not responsible for trunk roads – that’s dual carriageways and motorways.

East Kilbride News Column April 2018

It was recently confirmed that South Lanarkshire Council has finally woken up to the parking crisis at Hairmyres, train station and there will now be a period of consultation to find a permanent solution to the problem.

General Questions - Tenement Repairs

Today I took the opportunity to highlight the working group on tenement maintenance, which I am co-convener of.  The working group will look into the complex issues surrounding tenement repairs - an issue affecting housing across the nation.  During General Questions I asked the Minister for Loca

New Look Hospice Reopens Its Doors

Impressive, to say the least, was how one MSP described the newly refurbished St Andrew’s Hospice after a recent tour before it opens its doors to patients again this month.