By Democrat reporter Fire Brigade trade union members have told James Kelly MSP they are concerned about the breakdown of their pay talks. Mr Kelly
Maurice Corry MSP and the Veterans’ Badge. Pictures by Bill Heaney By Democrat reporter Deaths from suicide have been dubbed the “epidemic of our time”
“If there is agreement on a replacement for the present council tax—I hope that there will be—we would be prepared to publish legislation by the end of this session of Parliament, with that legislation being taken forward in the next session. I know that the Greens are on board with that and I would encourage other parties to get on board with it as well.”
The SNP administration’s propaganda department at West Dunbartonshire Council went into full throttle when it announced yesterday that every primary school pupil in West Dunbartonshire will be offered free school meals as part of a ‘no cuts’ budget approved by councillors on Wednesday.
The SNP administration claims that a record number of tenants took part in the consultation, with 845 people having their say this year, up from 250 last year.
It does not say how many of these have been given settled status compared to the more precarious pre-settled status, but it is clear that 2.8 million have not been given settled status as claimed.