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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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UK GOVERNMENT FORCES SCOTS COUNCILS TO ACT “BLINDFOLDED”

“PROFOUND CONSEQUENCES” FOR LOCAL SERVICES AS SCOTLAND IS “AFTERTHOUGHT” Marion Fellows, the SNP MP for Motherwell and Wishaw, has this week criticised the UK Government for forcing Scottish councils to set tax rates “blindfolded” after a four-month delay to the UK budget and voiced concerns for services in North Lanarkshire. Scottish councils are legally required […]