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New Inverkeithing HS site should be decided “before 2019 ends”

Lesley Laird MP has called for a location for a new Inverkeithing High School to be decided by the end of the year. As of May, six locations have been considered for further assessment. They are: land north of the...

We need the Tories out – and Labour in

‘Take back control’ was the mantra of the Brexiteers during the 2016 referendum. Ensuring the UK parliament was sovereign above all others, and who can forget the famous £350m on the side of the bus? What better way to take...

Tragedy inspires mum to set up offenders’ charity

A mum who lost her teenage son is forging ahead with Fife-wide charity plans aimed at pulling people out of a life of crime. Josee Scott, who lives in Dalgety Bay, established Freedom Unlimited Enterprises six years ago to offer...

Havelock ‘recklessly gambled’ staff wages, says MP, as more details of collapse emerge

Lesley Laird MP has praised the Kirkcaldy community for rallying around Havelock’s workers at a support employment event on Monday. Described as “potentially the biggest PACE event ever hosted”, the event saw 56 exhibitors at Dean Park Hotel, including employers, recruitment...

Workers stay cool under Labour temperature pledge

With temperatures soaring across Scotland, Labour is announcing a ‘maximum workplace temperature’ that will protect workers and force bosses to introduce effective temperature controls. Most workers in the UK have no legal safeguards protecting them from working during uncomfortably high...

MP “more optimistic” BiFab can strike deal

“Tangible progress appears to have been made” to secure a share of the Neart Na Gaoithe contract for BiFab, according to Lesley Laird MP. The Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath MP, who has been in regular contact with EDF and BiFab’s owners,...
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