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Alba East Lothian +AlbaEastLothian
The ALBA Party supports the promotion of all Scotland's interests
 Joined August 2022
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Haddington farmers market. Bit chilly but good atmosphere- mostly. 😉Custard pies from bakery stall delicious.
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"Today I asked the Leader of the House if there could be a debate on the requirement for the basic maintenance for a decent standard of living. People are going hungry and cold, and people are sadly dying."

Kenny MacAskill East Lothian MP.
ALBA Depute Leader and MP for East Lothian Kenny MacAskill reacted today (Wednesday) to the Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s refusal at Prime Minister’s Questions to uprate the pitiful £200 payment for households, off the gas grid, that are reliant on alternative energy sources, such as heating oil, as their sole or main source of domestic heating. He has also condemned the failure to extend the...
" MORE than 3,300 children in East Lothian are living in poverty.

The startling figures for 2020/21 were revealed by charity Action for Children, which feared the number could be even higher due to the cost-of-living crisis.

Many families were already facing serious financial hardship, and rising food and energy prices are making it even harder for many to get by, pushing some into poverty and...
This seems accurate.
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Kenny MacAskill MP comments on the East Lothian Council budget setting a 7% increase in Council Tax.

We need more radical solutions to the funding problems ELC faces.
Some of our members out campaigning today in Haddington.

Good conversations, people keen to speak to us, and leaflets handed out.
Given that today is the Alba Party Women’s Conference, we thought we should share a unique story about yet another strong (Scottish) woman.

Here goes.

A Scottish woman wrote “All quiet on the Western Front”, but for some unknown reason, the UK public never heard her give her acceptance speech or we’d all have known about her.

Here is her amazing story…

“This is Lesley...
"That her husband still remains in senior party office is incredulous, but he’ll be gone soon and what might be exposed will further tarnish. Talented and hugely able but devoid of vision and fearful of opposition, she could and should have achieved so much more."

It wasn’t the going but the speed which was the surprise. There was no way that Nicola Sturgeon was going to lead the SNP into...
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