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South Lanarkshire Council Leader Eddie McAvoy Under Fire to Justify Why the Council Wasted Millions Following £75m Equal Pay Settlement

175 days ago
South Lanarkshire Council Leader Eddie McAvoy under fire to justify why the council wasted millions following £75m equal pay settlement. MSP Margaret Mitchell blasts the Labour administration for defending the indefensible and insists bucks stops with them -> Read more at Hamilton Advertiser

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