Motherwell and Wishaw


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Motherwell and Wishaw

(wĭsh`ô), town (1991 pop. 30,616), North Lanarkshire, S central Scotland. The two parts of the town were united in 1920. Formerly a center of heavy industry (coal and steel), Motherwell is concentrating on light engineering to revitalize its declining economy.

Motherwell and Wishaw

 

a city in Great Britain, located in Strathclyde County, Scotland. Population, 74,200 (1971). Part of the Glasgow urban complex. Local industries include metallurgy and heavy machine building, and coal is mined nearby.

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The Conservative Central Scotland list MSP Graham Simpson said: "It's a disgrace that Nicola Sturgeon is too busy grandstanding in Brussels to visit Motherwell and Wishaw and see the problems facing local people.
Marion Fellows, SNP MP for Motherwell and Wishaw, said: "The roll-out of Universal Credit, which cuts incomes, rigged disability assessments, a minimum wage below the real living wage, precarious work through zero-hours contracts, and the two-child tax credit cap are all policies which are forcing people to turn to payday loans."
An article in yesterday's paper about Tata Steel incorrectly described Clare Adamson as the MSP for Motherwell and Wishaw. She is, in fact, an SNP MSP for Central Scotland.
Motherwell and Wishaw MP Frank Roy also said he is not willing to lose services.
She was outraged to hear the Motherwell and Wishaw MSP had written to cops suggesting the situation had been "overblown" after one of the men's parents contacted him.
He doesn't run Motherwell and Wishaw local Labour Party - that's done by a bunch of well-meaning volunteers who try their best to balance the books.
A man has denied scratching a number of vehicles across the Motherwell and Wishaw area over an eightmonth period.
Law Lords ruled against the objection but admitted town centres in Motherwell and Wishaw would be hit by the development.
Police were called in 18 months ago after an pounds 11,000 gap was found in the accounts of Motherwell and Wishaw Labour Party.
High-profile Quinan's challenge for Motherwell and Wishaw is another headache for McConnell who faces allegations over his party's accounts.
The stark warning was given by a Scottish Police Federation chief, who represents 18,000 officers across the country after the release of alarming figures showing the number of attacks on police by those living in Motherwell and Wishaw.
Elizabeth Wilson, 61, is the former treasurer of First Minister Jack McConnell's Motherwell and Wishaw constituency party.