Today, SNP MP Marion Fellows has called for the UK Government to support children and “get a grip” of rising debt owed under the Child Maintenance Service (CMS). As of September 2020, recorded arrears have accumulated to £379.2m – 9% of all maintenance that should have been paid. Therefore, almost £1 of every £10 is […]
I dropped into the Child Rights Alliance England and UNICEF’s event this week in Parliament to celebrate 30 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. We must see the CRC enshrined in domestic law here in the UK to protect children’s rights and give them the best opportunities in life.
MARION WELCOMES SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES The Motherwell and Wishaw Poverty Action Network (PAN) was reconvened by local MP Marion Fellows on Friday and heard from One Parent Families Scotland (OPFS) and other local groups on their work. PAN was formed by Marion Fellows to allow local bodies to work together and learn from […]
VACCINE “LIES ENDANGERING CHILDREN’S LIVES” This week, Motherwell and Wishaw MP, Marion Fellows, has backed the Scottish Government’s annual national flu vaccination campaign and is calling on eligible people to get their flu jab ahead of the winter period. Mrs Fellows has especially appealed to the parents of young children to trust medical experts and […]