Archive for October 2022

Monica Lennon MSP calls for emergency General Election amid Westmintser chaos

Monica Lennon MSP, along with many living in Central Scotland has backed an online petition calling for an immediate general election due to the crises at Westminster. The petition, which has collected over 600,000 signatures in total, including from Lanarkshire, was debated this week in Parliament, days after Liz Truss fired her chancellor.  Commenting, Monica Lennon said:…

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Monica Lennon calls for end of ‘unfair’ peak rail fares

Monica Lennon MSP has urged the Scottish Government to scrap ‘peak fare’ railway ticket options which she describes as unfair.  Currently, passengers who travel before 9.30 am on weekday pay extra on Scotrail trains. The Scottish Government, after being questioned by the Scottish Labour and Co-op MSP, has not ruled out the scrapping of the…

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Monica Lennon MSP shows support for Nelson Mandela statue crowdfunder

Monica has backed plans to erect a statue of Nelson Mandela in Nelson Mandela Place, Glasgow to commemorate Glasgow’s historic relationship with Mandela. The Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation has been raising money throughout October with hopes of obtaining the additional £20,000 needed to design, sculpt and mount the statue. Glasgow was the first city…

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