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The SNP is Scotland's largest political party, and campaigns for Independence
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Martyn Day MP, John McNally along with Michael Matheson MSP and Michelle Thomson MSP will be hosting our multi-agency cost of living event in Callender Square Shopping Centre, Falkirk from 12:30pm until 4:00pm.

Constituents will be able to get free advice from local and national organisations on issues such as energy, benefits and debt.
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Martyn Day MP, John McNally, Michael Matheson MSP and Michelle Thomson MSP
FUNDING FAYRE - TODAY

In conjunction with John McNally MP, we are running a funding fayre TODAY 7th November 2022 at The Dobbie Hall, Larbert, between 10am until 12 midday, for locally based groups within the area.

It is the chance for groups to meet a variety of different funders who will be able to advise on grants and financial support available.

Local voluntary groups and organisations...

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In conjunction with John McNally MP, we are running a funding fayre THIS COMING MONDAY 7th November 2022 at The Dobbie Hall, Larbert, between 10am until 12 midday, for locally based groups within the area.

It is the chance for groups to meet a variety of different funders who will be able to advise on grants and financial support available.

Local voluntary groups and organisations seeking...

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This may be of interest to local voluntary groups and organisations

In conjunction with John McNally MP, we are running a funding fayre on Monday 7th November 2022 at The Dobbie Hall, Larbert, between 10am until 12 midday, for locally based groups within the area.

It is the chance for groups to meet a variety of different funders who will be able to advise on grants and financial support...

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A happy and peaceful Diwali to all those celebrating in Falkirk district and beyond from everyone at the SNP. 💛


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**LAST CHANCE TO APPLY**

Final reminder that applications for the role of Communication & Casework Assistant at my office will close on Sunday 9 October at 5pm.

If you or someone you know would be interested in this exciting, challenging and rewarding role, please get your CV in before 5pm on Sunday!

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Gaelic Poet Lewis Mackinnon will be hosting a session for a local Gaelic Class on 17th October at 7pm via Zoom.

Lewis, or Lodaidh, is a poet, musician and writer from Nova Scotia. Lewis will be reading from his works and talk about how they reflect life and Gaelic in the province and the connections with Gaelic Scotland. Lewis is an advocate for diversity and inclusion and his work involves...

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If you have an interest in the Falkirk Arts Centre (Town Hall) saga here is the link to the council meeting where it is on the agenda for today. The full meeting starts at 10am and the Arts Centre will be discussed from 2pm.

Falkirk Council: Committees

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🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 While the UK government allows fracking in England, we will not allow it to take place in Scotland.

💡 To reach Net Zero by 2045, we're powering ahead with expanding renewables.

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History was made this week when the Scottish Government launched their new social security system, the first new Scottish public service since devolution.

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Echoing the words of our First Minister.

The death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth is a profoundly sad moment for the UK, the Commonwealth and the world. Her life was one of extraordinary dedication and service.

On behalf of the people of Scotland, I convey my deepest condolences to The King and the Royal Family.

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Leader of Falkirk Council, Cllr Cecil Meiklejohn SNP has welcomed the pay deal agreement following the SNP Group's proposals.

Commenting, she said:

“We have worked tirelessly to find a way forward and I am delighted all parties have reached an agreement that works for all, but particularly our lower paid employees.

"Our Council staff are incredibly hard-working and deserve a fair pay deal....

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Applications are now open for the new Adult Disability Payment. This replaces PIP, and is run by Social Security Scotland.

Anyone already in receipt of PIP or Disability Living Allowance will be transferred to the new Adult Disability Payment automatically.

If you are between 16 and State Pension Age, unable to work and your daily life is affected by either a physical or mental health...

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Commenting on the latest update from the CoSLA pay talks, Councillor Cecil Meiklejohn SNP said:

“Following a series of intensive discussions with colleagues in at the Scottish Government, and continued talks with colleagues across the country, we put forward a package to provide Cost of Living Payments to local authority workers earning below around £39,000.

“This package means that someone...

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Martyn Day MP shared a post on Instagram: "The once in a Generation myth debunked. #Yes #independence #WhyNotScotland". Follow their account to see 567 posts.

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Council workers in Falkirk district and across Scotland are being offered an improved 5% pay increase after an amendment tabled by SNP members was approved on the casting vote of the SNP president of CoSLA.

It comes after the Scottish Government provided an extra £140million a year so Scottish Councils could improve the pay deal on offer from 3.5% to 5%.

Leader of Falkirk Council, Cllr Cecil...

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The Leader of Falkirk Council, Councillor Cecil Meiklejohn has expressed her significant disappointment in the offer being made to council workers, following today's (Friday) COSLA Leaders meeting.

She commented, "Council staff have made and continue to make a huge contribution to our communities on a daily basis. The offer being proposed after today's meeting neither reflects their value, nor...

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