TEMPORARY HALT TO “CRUEL” SERCO EVICTIONS WELCOMED BY MSP

UK GOVT REMAIN UNDER PRESSURE TO ACT Commenting on the announcement that Glasgow-based Legal Services Agency has obtained interim interdict orders preventing evictions for a number of asylum seekers served with notices by Serco, Glasgow MSP Sandra White said: “While the news that the lock-change evictions will not go ahead immediately is welcome, the way … Continue reading TEMPORARY HALT TO “CRUEL” SERCO EVICTIONS WELCOMED BY MSP

MSP WELCOMES NEW HEALTH & CARE CENTRE IN GLASGOW KELVIN

NEW £20M WOODSIDE HEALTH & CARE CENTRE OPENS IT'S DOORS TO PATIENTS A brand new state-of the-art health and care centre has opened to patients this week in Glasgow Kelvin. The new £20m Woodside Health & Care Centre represents a significant investment for the benefit of the local community it serves.  A broad range of … Continue reading MSP WELCOMES NEW HEALTH & CARE CENTRE IN GLASGOW KELVIN

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

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