The rollout of Universal Credit to the Stirling area took place last month.
Stirling MP Steven Paterson recently met with Start-Up Stirling Foodbank to discuss challenges facing the charity organisation in the run-up to the Christmas period.
Last year, the period over Christmas was one of the busiest faced by Start-Up Stirling since it was established.
Mr Paterson is calling on locals to support Start-Up over Christmas with donations of food and other items which will be used to support individuals and families facing severe financial difficulties.
The Scottish National Party has warned only a strong team of SNP MPs in Westminster will mean a strong voice for Scotland as Labour confirms they would keep Tory cuts. Asked by the Today programme what he would reverse from Osborne’s Budget, Labour Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls replied that there […]
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said SNP MPs will use their influence to put heart into Westminster economic policy. Last week, the First Minister set out a plan to tackle the deficit by putting fairness at the centre of economic growth. The plan provides an alternative to Westminster’s unfair austerity […]