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MP critical of decision to hold snap General Election

MP critical of decision to hold snap General Election | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
Motherwell and Wishaw MP Marion Fellows intends to stand for re-election after Prime Minister Theresa May announced a snap General Election on June 8.
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Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
Drivers have been warned to expect “significant delays” over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.
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Baird wins appeal to get on ballot paper

Baird wins appeal to get on ballot paper | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
Mossend and Holytown councillor David Baird has won his appeal to represent the SNP in next month’s North Lanarkshire Council elections.
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Protests delay link road plan

Protests delay link road plan | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
Fierce opposition to plans for a road linking Holytown to Eurocentral has led to the project being delayed.
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Fundraiser hit the right Note for good cause

Fundraiser hit the right Note for good cause | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
A love of a band and a Facebook conversation about cancer support led to three friends staging a fabulous fundraiser six months later.
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Councillor who quit SNP finds treatment of David Baird ‘astonishing’

Councillor who quit SNP finds treatment of David Baird ‘astonishing’ | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
A North Lanarkshire councillor who quit the SNP in 2015 believes it is ‘astonishing’ the party has left Mossend and Holytown councillor David Baird off a list of potential candidates for this year’s local authority election.
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Tom Gordon: SNP and a game of unhappy families

Tom Gordon: SNP and a game of unhappy families | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it

THE SNP is spring cleaning. The party this week updated its rolling register of people approved as council candidates in May, taking the total…
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Demand for banking debate as Bellshill branches set to close

Demand for banking debate as Bellshill branches set to close | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
Motherwell and Wishaw MP Marion Fellows has demanded a debate into the state of the UK banking sector.
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After Brexit Northern Ireland's Rathlin Island is looking to a future with Scotland to preserve its European status

After Brexit Northern Ireland's Rathlin Island is looking to a future with Scotland to preserve its European status | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it

IT IS the island whose disputed ownership between Scotland and Ireland ultimately came down to a test on whether a snake lived or died. 
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Brexit voter calls for ‘fence’ along Scotland-England border

Brexit voter calls for ‘fence’ along Scotland-England border | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
A CONFUSED Brexit voter has called for a fence to be erected along the Border - because Scotland doesn’t ‘want to be part of England’.
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£40,000 pledged to help autism services | Cllr David Baird

£40,000 pledged to help autism services | Cllr David Baird | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
North Lanarkshire Council has pledged £40,000 towards ongoing services for autism. | Cllr David Baird
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£40,000 pledged to help autism services

£40,000 pledged to help autism services | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
North Lanarkshire Council has pledged £40,000 towards ongoing services for autism.
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Holyrood job for man accused of calling SNP colleague “twisted bitch” – Hub Politic

Holyrood job for man accused of calling #SNP colleague "twisted bitch" https://t.co/nlaJLyGWXH
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Councillor gets slap on the wrists from Standards Commission

Councillor gets slap on the wrists from Standards Commission | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
The Standards Commission for Scotland has censured Wishaw councillor Rosa Zambonini for a breach of the Councillors’ Code of Conduct.
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Still no answers about cause of Raith underpass flooding

Still no answers about cause of Raith underpass flooding | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
The Scottish Government has admitted it still doesn’t know what caused the new Raith underpass to flood, just days after it opened.
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Official move to force removal of Union flag in a Scots town after SNP MP 'eyesore' complaint

Official move to force removal of Union flag in a Scots town after SNP MP 'eyesore' complaint | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it

OFFICIALS have made moves to force the removal of a Union Jack flag from a North Ayrshire seaside town following a complaint from a Scottish…
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Committee row over grant funding cuts

Committee row over grant funding cuts | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
A row broke out at North Lanarkshire’s Council Education Committee last week over cuts to grants for up to 66 organisations.
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SNP purge councillors linked to 'Monklands McMafia' feud

SNP purge councillors linked to 'Monklands McMafia' feud | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it

THE SNP has de-selected a series of councillors linked to the so-called “Monklands McMafia” feud in a bid to clean up the party’s…
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Time to make public corruption findings

Time to make public corruption findings | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
SNP councillors are demanding to see the findings of a corruption investigation into council contracts.
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SNP send bouncers into branch split by 'Monklands McMafia' feud

SNP send bouncers into branch split by 'Monklands McMafia' feud | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it

THE SNP has been forced to hire bouncers for one of its most dysfunctional branches.
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North Lanarkshire Council - £40,000 towards ongoing services for autism

North Lanarkshire Council - £40,000 towards ongoing services for autism | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
Two OSSA staff to transfer to Hope for Autism
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Campaigners take case straight to the council

Campaigners take case straight to the council | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
Campaigners against the M8/Holytown Link Road handed in nearly 1,400 individual letters to North Lanarkshire Council’s today (Tuesday).
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North Lanarkshire Council pledge £40,000 towards ongoing services to autism

North Lanarkshire Council pledge £40,000 towards ongoing services to autism | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it

The move comes weeks after the axing of the One Stop Shop for Autism in Motherwell
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SNP wants vote of no confidence in Provost Robertson

SNP wants vote of no confidence in Provost Robertson | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
The SNP group at North Lanarkshire Council is to present a vote of no confidence in provost Jim Robertson.
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