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OVER 50,000 IN NL RISK LOSING INCOMES IF CORONAVIRUS SUPPORT ENDS

MP MARION CALLS FOR EXTENSION OF CORONAVIRUS INCOME SUPPORT SCHEMES AND INTRODUCTION OF UNIVERSAL BASIC INCOME Figures from the UK Government have this week revealed that 50,300 people in North Lanarkshire have benefited from schemes to protect employed and self-employed workers’ incomes during the Coronavirus crisis. In North Lanarkshire, 41,800 people have been supported through […]

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CORONAVIRUS SUPPORT FOR BUSINESS

The Scottish Government has announced a £320m package of support for businesses, that includes: – 75% business rates relief at smaller retail, hospitality and leisure properties. – Relief that will effectively reverse the inflationary increase in business rates due in April. – £80 million to support small business sectors with grants of at least £3,000 […]

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MP WELCOMES RECORD HEALTH SPENDING IN SCOTTISH BUDGET

UK GOVERNMENT “MUST DELIVER ON ELECTION PLEDGES” Marion Fellows, SNP MP for Motherwell and Wishaw, has this week welcomed the Scottish Government’s budget which includes record spending of £15bn for health and social care. But the Scottish Government’s has had to estimate its budget due to the UK Government setting its budget in March. Scottish […]

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DALZELL STEEL JOBS PROTECTED

I have received the reassuring news that following the loss of 355 jobs at Liberty Steel UK’s Stocksbridge, Rotherham and Newport sites, that there will be no job losses at the Dalzell site in Motherwell. The Scottish Steel Task Force saved the plant from closure and Scottish Ministers – in sharp contrast to their counterparts […]

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SNP CANDIDATE HAILS SUCCESS OF COLVILLE CLUB SHORTLISTED FOR TOP AWARD

MARION FELLOWS PLEDGES TO CONTINUE FIGHT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES AND COMMUNITY GROUPS Marion Fellows, the SNP candidate for Motherwell and Wishaw, visited the local Colville Park Golf and Country Club to congratulate them on reaching the finals of the Club Mirror Awards and has pledged to continue fighting on for small businesses if re-elected. The […]

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MARION READY TO HIT CAMPAIGN TRAIL

JOBS, PUBLIC SERVICES AND SCOTLAND’S WILL KEY PRIORITIES The SNP’s candidate for Motherwell and Wishaw, Marion Fellows, has said she is ready to fight the December General Election and will put jobs, public services and Scotland’s sovereignty first. Elected as the Member of Parliament in 2015, Mrs Fellows acts as the SNP’s Small Business spokesperson […]

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LOCAL JOBS FAYRE

Both Clare Adamson MSP – Motherwell & Wishaw and I are hosting a Jobs Fayre on 4 October. Increasing employment and improving our local economy is one of my key priorities and I’m confident that with the talents of local people that many will be able to find new opportunities at the Fayre. The event will be […]