North Lanarkshire


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North Lanarkshire

a council area of central Scotland: consists mainly of the NE part of the historical county of Lanarkshire; formerly (1974--96) part of Strathclyde Region: engineering and metalworking industries. Administrative centre: Motherwell. Pop.: 321 820 (2003 est.). Area: 1771 sq. km (684 sq. miles)
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North Lanarkshire Council is facing an estimated PS100 million budget cut over the next three years.
"Yet this report clearly shows that the austerity passed down to local councils like North Lanarkshire has been turbo-charged by the SNP when compared with the block grant they have received from Westminster.
The risk of needing treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in North Lanarkshire is more than twice the UK average.
Through their Prospects programme, North Lanarkshire's Working has helped people in the area find a variety of new jobs in a career choice that has worked for them.
SUCCESS STORY Dominic Lunny is building a future for himself thanks to North Lanarkshire's Working
The SNPs shadow local government minister, Kenny Gibson, said: "North Lanarkshire has handed money out without putting any sensible thought into how it would be spent."
The free launch event organised by North Lanarkshire Council takes place on Wednesday, September 11, from 10am to 2pm at the Bothwell Bridge Hotel.
Surprisingly, North Lanarkshire has a massive 48 per cent of the marketable land within the West of Scotland; so there's plenty of room for future growth.
He benefited massively from the service on offer and plans to further recruit through North Lanarkshire's Working.
Marc said: "Engaging with North Lanarkshire's Working has been a huge success for Murray Landscapes, It's helped us throughout the whole recruitment process and it has given us the right candidate for the job."
Council leaders at North Lanarkshire have been ordered to get rid of up to 400 jobs by Scottish Secretary Donald Dewar.
North Lanarkshire Council plans to create the new team aimed at cleaning up communities blighted by waste.

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