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SCOTTISH CONSERVATIVES FORCE SCHOOLS U-TURN

SL Conservative Group Education Spokesperson, Councillor Ian Harrow, has welcomed SNP Education Secretary John Swinney’s U-turn on returning pupils full-time to schools in South Lanarkshire.

UK Government confirms Abercrombie House, East Kilbride will not close

At the SLC Executive Committee of 24th June the SNP administration, Labour and the Liberal Democrat members of the committee sought to use the announcement of the Prime Minister to merge the Department of Foreign and International Development with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as an opportu

TORIES ARGUE ALL TOWN CENTRES DESERVE FAIR FUNDING

COMMUNITIES across South Lanarkshire could be denied a fair share of new funds to boost town centres.

Conservative councillors proposed some of a £2.5 million pot of extra funding be earmarked for each of 22 town centres meeting Scottish Government criteria for the cash.

PILOT PROGRAMME TO TRIAL CCTV IN TAXIS

SAFETY for taxi drivers and their passengers will be improved by installing CCTV in cabs across South Lanarkshire.

Conservative members of the council’s licensing committee backed a proposal for a pilot programme involving vehicles operating in Hamilton and East Kilbride.