SCOTTISH BUDGET AGREEMENT REACHED

Agreement has been reached in the Scottish Parliament for the 2020/21 budget. As well as the original pledges, the SNP Scottish Government will deliver: 🚌 Free bus travel for under-18s. 🏢 An extra £95m for local authorities – including £6m for North Lanarkshire. 👮‍♀️ £13m for frontline Police and £5m capital. 🌅 £25m on energy efficiency and tackling fuel […]

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 […]

MARION WELCOMES NEW SUPERINTENDENT

MP RAISES PEOPLES’ POLICING PRIORITIES This week, Marion Fellows, SNP MP for Motherwell and Wishaw, welcomed Lanarkshire’s new Superintendent, Gordon McCreadie, with a meeting to discuss local Policing priorities. Mrs Fellows and Superintendent McCreadie discussed community priorities such as anti-social behaviour and fly-tipping. Mrs Fellows heard first hand Lanarkshire Police’s strategy for 2020-23 and the […]

COLTNESS SURGERY ANNOUNCED

Following a number of complaints from local residents regarding building works and anti-social behaviour, I have arranged a surgery for this Friday. The relevant bodies will be in attendance to speak to people about their issues. No appointment necessary, feel free to come by.

Police in Wishaw & Motherwell attacked once every two days

Police in Wishaw & Motherwell attacked once every two days, new figures reveal Our police officers do exemplary work to keep our communities safe. That often means putting themselves in danger. For that, we all must recognise the great efforts they take to tackle crime and keep us safe. Recent figures are promising. Knife crime […]