There has been a power grab by the Scottish Government. Decisions made by councillors have been overturned.
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Cllr Meghan Gallacher is Leader of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Group on North Lanarkshire CouncilFollow @
The First Minister has allowed cafés which serve alcohol to remain open. But restaurants and pubs who sell snacks must close.
The SNP has been flippant and left local authorities in a precarious position. We need proper funding to make localised decisions.
Meghan Gallacher: As we fight the biggest battle of our adult lives, compassion has prevailed in North Lanarkshire
Many local councillors, from across the political divide, have been setting up community groups, engaging with vulnerable people.
It would be wrong to see a woman gifted a ‘safe’ seat in a winnable constituency just because there is a lack of female MPs.
Meghan Gallacher: The SNP is breaking its election pledge to limit Council Tax rises to three per cent
There will also be a levy on workplace car parking places. Residents could be taxed hundreds of pounds a year for driving into work.
We also back demolishing our 48 high rise towers and replacing them with the houses we need. But we also need the correct infrastructure to support them.