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Cllr David Baird
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Scots teachers ‘work an extra 11 hours’ per week

Scots teachers ‘work an extra 11 hours’ per week | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
Teachers are working an average of more than 11 hours above their contractual 35-hour week, a survey has found.
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Latest council cuts - less time for talking - Motherwell Times

Latest council cuts - less time for talking
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Cllr David Baird was critical of the changes. 10:13 Friday 03 April 2015. 0. Have your say.
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Jubilant Nats thank Lanarkshire voters

Jubilant Nats thank Lanarkshire voters | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
The people of North Lanarkshire have been thanked for ‘entrusting’ the SNP with their vote as the party celebrates sweeping general election victories.
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Council get tough over tobacco sales

Council get tough over tobacco sales | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
Tobacco banning orders have been imposed on two Airdrie retailers, the first time this action has been taken in North Lanarkshire.
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Carfin's Katie is country's top young recycler - Motherwell Times

Carfin's Katie is country's top young recycler - Motherwell Times | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
A Carfin woman has been named as Scottish Young Recycler of the Year at the Scottish Government’s Scottish Resources Awards.
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Motherwell seeking a Monopoly over gaming world

Motherwell seeking a Monopoly over gaming world | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
Motherwell could be set for its very own version of the world’s most popular board game.
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Council budget cuts lead to class war

Council budget     cuts lead to class war | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
Raging council bosses say they’re having to cut services by £4.1 million - after having a ‘gun held to our head’ by the Scottish Government.
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Hubby is in the paper again. Good one this time.
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Row at council over threat to teaching jobs

Row at council over threat to teaching jobs | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
North Lanarkshire Council has denied it is planning to shed more education jobs despite a committee report suggesting otherwise.
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Council seeks legal advice on contract that sparked Labour civil war

Council seeks legal advice on contract that sparked Labour civil war | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
NORTH Lanarkshire has sought legal advice on whether it can renegotiate a housing repairs contract at the centre of a bitter Labour civil war.
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Fracking row continues as SNP say their motion was “ignored” - Cumbernauld Media

Fracking row continues as SNP say their motion was “ignored” - Cumbernauld Media | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
DAVID STOCKS, Leader of the SNP Group at North Lanarkshire Council has hit out at the majority Labour group, claiming they refused to allow a debate on an SNP motion on hydraulic fracturing.
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Fault lines appear as fracking dominates political landscape - Cumbernauld Media

Fault lines appear as fracking dominates political landscape - Cumbernauld Media | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
COUNCILLORS might have the opportunity tomorrow afternoon to vote in favour of a moratorium on the unconventional gas extraction technique, known as ‘fracking’ – thanks to two Cumbernauld Councillors.
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Bellshill pensioner: I’m blinded by the light, councillor

Bellshill pensioner: I’m blinded by the light, councillor | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
It’s that time when twinkling Christmas lights are adding a touch of brightness amid the gloom as we approach midwinter.
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Wrong uns in the Commons: Politics like biker gang

Wrong uns in the Commons: Politics like biker gang | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
POLITICAL spats can turn ugly because supporting a party is similar to being in a gang or an ancient tribe.
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The hard work starts now for SNP victors

The hard work starts now for SNP victors | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill and Airdrie and Shotts followed Motherwell and Wishaw by returning SNP candidates.
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New scheme helps block nuisance calls

New scheme helps block nuisance calls | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
People in North Lanarkshire are being encouraged to take advantage of a new scheme to block nuisance calls.
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Brilliant idea, now all I need to do is remember the number
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SNP activist ‘caused dog to lose leg’ claims owner

SNP activist ‘caused dog to lose leg’ claims owner | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
AN SNP canvasser cost a tiny dog one of his legs, a householder complained today.
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Latest council cuts - less time for talking

Latest council cuts - less time for talking | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
Cash-strapped North Lanarkshire Council has announced its latest cutback - in the length of time councillors can speak in the chamber.
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rableather on Twitter

rableather on Twitter | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
Cllr David Baird shining @theSNP 's light in Deepest Darkest Lanarkshire. Delivering leaflets for #Motherwell&Wishaw pic.twitter.com/BDXVC9kgwF
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Fault lines appear as fracking dominates political landscape - Cumbernauld Media

Fault lines appear as fracking dominates political landscape - Cumbernauld Media | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
COUNCILLORS might have the opportunity tomorrow afternoon to vote in favour of a moratorium on the unconventional gas extraction technique, known as ‘fracking’ – thanks to two Cumbernauld Councillors.
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North Lanarkshire Labour leader survives no confidence move after failing to declare links to contractors

North Lanarkshire Labour leader survives no confidence move after failing to declare links to contractors | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
A council stalwart has survived a motion of no confidence after he failed to declare his friendship with multi-million-pound contractors.
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Salmond poses the questions the 'No' campaign have to answer - Left Foot Forward

Salmond poses the questions the 'No' campaign have to answer - Left Foot Forward | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
Ed Jacobs reports on Alex Salmond's speech to the 2012 SNP Conference this weekend.
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But out of time and no idea why this was thrown up. However that is Cllr Baird so I am including
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Councillor hits out at provost’s use of ‘homophobic’ slur

Councillor hits out at provost’s use of ‘homophobic’ slur | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
A councillor says he was offended by North Lanarkshire provost Jim Robertson’s use of ‘homophobic’ language during a council meeting.
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Spin spin and more spin.
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Shots fired in political row over ‘pub’ gun

Shots fired in political row over ‘pub’ gun | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
A political row has broken out after a councillor was photographed next to a man brandishing a gun during a referendum party.
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Different story to the one in the paper
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Chinese asked to rename Scots tourist favourites

Chinese asked to rename Scots tourist favourites | Cllr David Baird | Scoop.it
IT HAS more native speakers than any other language, with around one billion people who consider it their mother tongue.
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