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  • Curran backs Usdaw’s campaign to stop the Universal Credit disincentive to work

    Margaret Curran MP has backed Usdaw’s campaign to persuade the Government to change Universal Credit rules that mean working people will only be allowed to keep 24p in every extra pound they earn. Shopworkers trade union leader John Hannett has argued that the huge 76% claw-back of additional earnings from workers on Universal Credit is unfair and a...

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  • Seven Lochs Project in running for Engage Foundation funding

    Margaret has offered her support to the Seven Lochs Wetlands Park Project, which has applied for £25,000 funding from the Engage Foundation. If successful, the project will increase accessibility by improving disabled access and running outdoor sessions with school pupils and community groups. You can vote for the Seven Lochs by visiting: https://www.engagemutual.com/foundation/projects/seven-lochs-project/. The project, which...

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  • Curran welcomes M&S jobs boost at Glasgow Fort

    Margaret Curran MP has welcomed the confirmation that retail giant Marks and Spencers is set to open a store at Glasgow Fort, creating 250 jobs. The store forms part of a recently announced £45m expansion that is expected to be finished in a year’s time. Another 250 jobs will be created when the expansion is completed and additional...

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  • Labour to repeal UK Government’s damaging ‘gagging law’

    Margaret Curran MP has welcomed the announcement that the next UK Labour Government will repeal the Lobbying Act, often referred to as the ‘gagging law’. Despite fierce opposition from charities, campaigners, and the Labour Party, the Act was passed earlier this year. Despite its name, its critics have argued that the Lobbying Act will do nothing to...

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