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Independence is Normal not something to be feared
 Joined January 2020
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Scotland’s businesses have been utterly betrayed by the UK.
If you have added an extra child or children to your existing Scottish Child Payment application, then please be assured we are working hard to process it.

The money for the additional children may not come in the first payment after you apply but, if approved, will be calculated from the date they were added.

We appreciate your patience as we work through all the applications.

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Scottish Child Payment applications are now open for children aged under 16.

You can apply for the payment of £100 every 4 weeks if you

☑️get Universal Credit, tax credits or other qualifying benefits

☑️have a child or children aged under 16

The quickest way to apply is online at but you can also apply by phone, by post or in person.

Child Winter Heating Assistance payments have started to be paid.

A payment of £214.10 will be made to children and young people under 19 who were getting any of the following on at least one day on the week commencing 19 September.

- the highest rate of the care component of Child Disability Payment
- the highest rate of the care component of Disability Living Allowance for children
- the...
The planned redevelopment of Central Alexandria is set to move forward after a new contract was agreed with supermarket Lidl this week.
The terms of the new contract mean that current buildings at the Mitchell Way will be demolished to make way for a proposed new food store, associated parking and improved public realm space.
The remainder of the site will now be put to market in future for the...
Keeping water nationalised in Scotland delivers high quality standards and value to households. No millions of £ in dividends to shareholders. 👏👏👏🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

📣 Financial Times: "Scotland - which has its own state-owned water company - massively outperformed its neighbours with water standards similar to much of Scandinavia."

💧 By keeping Scottish Water in public...
'If we want to make sure we have the security which comes from local food and drink production, if we want to have high animal welfare and good food as standard, we have to demand it. We have to buy it.'
THE world’s first testing facility for tidal turbine blades has opened in Scotland.
Delighted to see the doubling of the Scottish Child Payment to £20 per week confirmed in today's #ScotBudget 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

A lifeline payment which will directly benefit thousands of families in West Dunbartonshire and more than 100,000 children across Scotland.

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THE National is teaming up with the SNP and Believe in Scotland to deliver one million pro-independence newspapers across the country.
Great to see West Dunbartonshire's pioneering River Clyde District Heating pump showcased during the #COP26 climate conference.

Scotland may not yet have a seat at the table as an independent nation, but innovative renewable energy projects like this show we're ready to rise to the challenge.

📰 My column in this week's Clydebank Post 👇
Gene editing of animals and crops will be approved under plans to use post-Brexit freedoms to improve productivity, make food more nutritious and reduce reliance on pesticides and antibiotics.Ministers will focus initially on relaxing the rules on gene-editing plants but they also plan to allow the
Read all the latest council related news from West Dunbartonshire Council. Local council news for Clydebank, Dumbarton & the surrounding areas.
‘Six years time when Boris Johnson is Prime Minister’
Looks like that crystal ball was all too accurate. From 2014.
Scotland flag - the saltire Made In Scotland. For Scotland.
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