Over 23,100 Glaswegian Pensioners to lose free TV License

UK GOVT UNDER PRESSURE TO ACT AS TORIES HAMMER OLDER PEOPLE 23,119 people in Glasgow will be hit by the Tory government’s decision to scrap the free TV licence for over-75s, new figures have revealed. It is estimated that 60% of over-75s people in Glasgow will be forced to pay an extra £154.50 in household … Continue reading Over 23,100 Glaswegian Pensioners to lose free TV License

Sandra Hosts Traditional Building Skills Event at Holyrood

It was a pleasure to sponsor the Scottish Traditional Building Forum event in the Scottish Parliament on the 28th-29th May. Lecturers and students were delivering traditional building skills demonstrations and school children from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Falkirk and Fife were able to experience a hands on mini-masterclass in roof slating, stonemasonry, painting and decorating and joinery. … Continue reading Sandra Hosts Traditional Building Skills Event at Holyrood

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT PAYS OUT £5.5m TO CARERS IN GLASGOW

13,500 CARERS BENEFIT FROM DEVOLVED WELFARE POWERS Thousands of carers in Glasgow have benefitted from new Carer’s Allowance Supplement (CAS) payments of up to £442 introduced by the Scottish Government. New figures show that 25,110 payments have been to carers in Glasgow, totalling £5.5m. The Carer’s Allowance Supplement is an extra payment made to carers … Continue reading SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT PAYS OUT £5.5m TO CARERS IN GLASGOW