The Meaning of the Meaningful Vote

Clock of Palace of Westminster

By Steven Paterson
rson former MP for Stirling

With just one more day to go before the Government finally submits the fruits of its Brexit negotiation labours to the judgement of Parliament, the question on every commentator’s lips isn’t whether or not the government will suffer a catastrophic defeat, but on the magnitude of the defeat it faces and where this leaves us. It’s not an easy thing to predict, and I wouldn’t bet money on any scenario at this juncture.

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£30k Rise In Crisis Grants In Stirling’s First Year Of Universal Credit

Bruce Crawford and Scott Farmer attend rally

The first year of Universal Credit having been rolled out in the Stirling area (June 2017 – June 2018) has seen a £30,609.77 rise in Crisis Grants through the Scottish Welfare Fund being made by Stirling Council, based on previous year (June 2016 – June 2017).

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