Month: July 2022

Press release: NHS Lanarkshire re-enters Code Black

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Central Scotland MSP Monica Lennon has called for urgent action from the Scottish Government after NHS Lanarkshire declared a Code Black situation – less than three months after stepping down from the highest level of risk. Scotland’s NHS follows a traffic light system indicating its levels of risk – green when health services are functioning, …

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Press release: Trade union agreement at Murdostoun care facility

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Central Scotland MSP Monica Lennon has lodged a motion in the Scottish Parliament highlighting the failure of a Wishaw-based care facility to recognise a trade union agreement. The Active Care Group at the Murdostoun Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurological Care Centre has officially derecognised GMB Scotland, with the agreement ending on June 30. Scottish Labour …

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Press release: Buffer zone consultation support

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Central Scotland MSP Monica Lennon has urged the Scottish Government not to fall asleep at the wheel, following the First Minister’s recent summit on abortion healthcare. The Scottish Labour and Co-operative representative has been calling for the introduction of buffer zones to protect women accessing sexual health and abortion services in the wake of escalating …

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Press release: Urgent action required from Asda to address pay issues

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Central Scotland MSP Monica Lennon is calling for urgent action from Asda following reports that some workers are not receiving the correct pay due to payroll issues. The Scottish Labour and Co-operative representative expressed concern after learning that that some Asda employees had turned to foodbanks and pay day lenders to make ends meet over …

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