Statement: New Prime Minister

September 5, 2022

Central Scotland MSP, Monica Lennon, said: “Liz Truss is neither a fresh start or a change in direction. Only an early general election will give people the choice that they deserve about how best to steer the country through this crisis. “As the longest-serving Cabinet Minister, the new Prime Minister has had collective responsibility for…

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Statement: Ferniegair Pharmacy

September 2, 2022

“It is clear from the responses to the consultation that Ferniegair residents want and need a pharmacy in the area, so it is incredibly disappointing that NHS Lanarkshire has refused the application. “With a number of new housing developments, the population of Ferniegair has expanded considerably in recent years and will do so again over…

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Visit: Hamilton Judo Club

September 1, 2022

Central Scotland MSP Monica Lennon has commended Hamilton Judo Club for making participation in sport and fitness accessible to people of all ages and abilities. The Holyrood politician was a special guest of the not-for-profit club, following the recent launch of its well-being sessions, to find out about its work in the community.   Based at…

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Visit: Hillhouse Festival

August 30, 2022

It was a real pleasure to attend the Hillhouse Festival at the weekend. There was a brilliant atmosphere and everyone had a great time visiting the range of stalls and enjoying the free activities. A huge amount of work was carried out by Hillhouse Community Council and local volunteers to make the day possible. It…

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Statement: Congratulating Louise Caldwell

August 28, 2022

Central Scotland MSP Monica Lennon said: ”I am beyond thrilled that Louise is in the running for a Sunday Mail Scotland’s Champions award. ”A self-described ‘wee mammy from East Kilbride’, her tireless campaigning and dedication will make a massive difference to lives of women and families who experience baby loss for years to come. ”After…

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Blog: ‘All is not well with the NHS in Scotland’

August 23, 2022

When Coronavirus turned the world upside down, we stayed at home to protect the NHS. Healthcare staff went above and beyond the call of duty, caring for us and our loved ones through the most trying of times. From the cleaners to the consultants, they kept the lights on and made sure that our hospitals…

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Press release: Waiting times for colposcopy appointments

August 22, 2022

Central Scotland MSP Monica Lennon has called for urgent action from the Scottish Government after a Freedom of Information request showed an increase in the wait for colposcopy appointments in Lanarkshire. The average wait for a colposcopy, a follow-up procedure following abnormal cells being found during routine smear tests, in the NHS Lanarkshire health board…

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Visit: Burnbank Hub

August 22, 2022

Central Scotland MSP Monica Lennon has praised volunteers at the Burnbank Community Hub after visiting the group and witnessing for herself their hard work and dedication.  The Hub is run as part of the ‘Our Place, Our Plan Hillhouse, Udston and Burnbank’ initiative led by the South Lanarkshire Partnership and Community Links, in partnership with…

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Statement: Margaret Ferrier should stand down

August 18, 2022

“Margaret Ferrier must finally do the right thing and resign immediately. The people of Rutherglen, Cambuslang, Blantyre and Hamilton West deserve better. “Instead of protecting her constituents and the wider public, the disgraced MP put them at risk and then refused to accept responsibility. “Ferrier has finally pleaded guilty to breaching Covid-19 rules, but only…

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Statement: Exam results

August 10, 2022

Monica Lennon MSP, Scottish Labour and Cooperative representative for Central Scotland, said: “Congratulations to all learners across Lanarkshire on their achievements. “Results day is always an emotional rollercoaster but having to study and sit exams during a global pandemic has been hugely challenging for pupils.  “I am really proud of all the young people in…

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