Margaret Ferrier is MP for Rutherglen and Hamilton West

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Margaret Ferrier is MP for Rutherglen and Hamilton West and a member of the Independent party.

Margaret Ferrier has 15997 followers on Twitter.

Thank you to @KarenPollock100 for taking the time to meet with me earlier today via Zoom to discuss the invaluable work @HolocaustUK do year in, year out. I’m looking forward to working with Karen and her team in the near future.

As the government sees if they can ship asylum seekers to camps in Morocco, Moldova and Papua New Guinea, your occasional reminder of a previous generation of refugees seeking asylum who went on to contribute so much to the UK.

Half a million dollars.

That's the bonus a Big Pharma CEO got for hiking the price of ONE cancer treatment drug.

How many patients lost their lives because they couldn't afford this medicine? Here's our conversation:

Took the opportunity to highlight the fantastic role that sports clubs across my constituency play in keeping us all fit and active, amongst them @BVFC1890 @BlantyreSA02 @RutherglenLTC @GlencairnFC @RutherglenGirls @Cambygers1899

Scottish officials have an excellent reputation at both domestic and international level.

Want to get involved?😀

Find out more here👇

Four-way temporary traffic lights will be in place in Broompark Road, at its junction with Stonefield Road, in Blantyre from Monday 5 October for three weeks. This is the beginning of our eight-week project to upgrade the gas network. Find out more here:

"No man has the right to fix the boundary to the march of a nation."

Incredible words, in Gaelic and in English, from @Ianblackford_MP on Scotland's march to independence amid this Westminster power grab.

The Chancellor's replacements for the furlough and self-employed income support schemes provide much less support to struggling firms, leaving them with the awful choice of closure or mass redundancies. Full speech:

Today @theSNP MPs use literally every chance we have in @HouseofCommons to oppose Tory #IMBill devolution #PowerGrab - rare Parli procedures attempt to delay 3rd Reading, send Bill to Scot Affairs Cttee & a ‘fatal’ amd at final stage - if Bill passes it’s not for want of trying!

.@CambuslangCC are looking for your views on their plans for a new banking hub in Cambuslang Main Street. Please take the time to fill in their survey to ensure that the hub provides the core banking services needed by residents in Cambuslang.

I am proud to support the launch of Bowel Research UK, leading the fight against #bowelcancer and #boweldisease

Providing vital patient-centred research funding, #BRUK is committed to radically improving the lives of people living with bowel disease @BowelResearch

Our online survey seeking feedback on our plans to build covered tennis courts in Overtoun Park as part of a community hub will absolutely, definitely close at 0900 tomo (Tues 29th Sept). So, if you missed previous deadline, you've got one last chance to make your views heard.


All clubs and groups are off tonight due to the Public Holiday. They will be back on as normal tomorrow, Tuesday 29th September.

Blantyre SA 19s are looking for opponents.
We have a pitch for Thursday 7pm ko and Saturday 5pm ko.

@ScottishYouthFA @TeamfinderScot1 @yfst

A Legislative Consent Memorandum (LCM) lodged with the Scottish Parliament by Constitution Secretary Michael Russell @feorlean says the UK Government’s Internal Market Bill undermines devolution and breaches international law.

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Our new Cambuslang Banking Hub is coming and we need to know the services important to you: cash withdrawal? cheque cashing? foreign currency? financial advice? And which opening hours would suit you? Please complete our survey at and RT to family/friends

Craig Street, Blantyre closed between Auchinraith Road and Calder Street from Tuesday 29 September to Sunday 4 October for carriageway resurfacing works

You don't need to Messi or Ronaldo, you just need a willingness to work hard and learn.

Players required for our 2007 team. Training Tuesday and Thursday evenings with games on a sunday.

Get in touch for more details

@TeamfinderScot1 @syfawest @Shettleston04s @hampden112

Blantyre SA 2002s are looking for an opponent for Saturday 3rd October with a 5pm ko.
We have a pitch sorted if anyone fancies a game 🤷‍♂️@TeamfinderScot1
@yfst @BlantyreSA

Lots of new stock in Sweet P gift boutique in #Burnside loving the autumnal colours of the window display 🍁🍂 #shoplocal @ShopLocal_ #lovelocal

Popped into Vanilla Salon to wish Kelly, Anna and her team well for the future.

I’m loving the decor, bringing some pizzazz to #Rutherglen💄

They were singing the praises of @CarolNugentSNP for all her help 👍

Supporting the Great British Week of Sport with a visit to South Lanarkshire Eastfield Lifestyle

It’s good to see customers coming back to use gym & dance classes with safeguards in place

Thanks to Manager Stewart & Valerie for the tour @FitnessDayUK @_ukactive #FitnessDay 🏋️‍♀️

I can’t tell you how happy I am for the team @sochillhouse they make a positive difference every day to the lives of my constituents in Hamilton. A well deserved win ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ #ScotCharityAwards

SCVO @scvotweet

🏆And the winner of the Celebrating Communities award is…@sochillhouse! Congratulations! #ScotCharityAwards🏆

Good to pop by the #Rutherglen @coop_food to speak with Manager Anne Marie & staff about how they’re supporting the local community, I arrived in time for the baby shower 👶 🍼

Sorry to hear that Anne Marie is relocating to another constituency, congratulations on yr promotion

I stand in solidarity with the people of #Belarus, following the secret swearing-in of Lukashenko, amidst brutal crackdowns on peaceful protest. We must be vigilant of Russia's actions in Belarus.

Thanks to Chief Inspector Baillie, Inspector McManus and Sergeant Hunter for making time to meet with me today to discuss policing matters throughout the constituency.

Could you help improve Cambuslang? We have vacancies for members (from central Cambuslang, Eastfield, Kirkhill, Silverbank or Whitlawburn) to work with us on regenerating the Main St, greenspace, food insecurity, better sports facilities & more. Details at

Delighted to be able to join @BlantyreSNP members and local councillor @CllrChalmersSNP at their virtual branch meeting tonight from my @AvantiWestCoast train 🚆

I can now announce that I have put my name forward for consideration to be @theSNP’s candidate for Eastwood in next year’s election. I am seeking the support of @EastwoodSNP members to represent the seat I grew up in and where I live with my family. (1/3)

My colleague & friend @ChristinaSNP is looking to represent the Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse Constituency for @theSNP in the 2021 Holyrood Election, check your email & please go on and cast your vote if you have one 🗳💛

I’ve just cast my vote in support of my colleague and friend @haughey_clare to represent the Rutherglen Constituency for @theSNP in the 2021 Holyrood Election 🗳💛

1/ To all students - I’m so sorry COVID is making this special time of your lives so tough. But it won’t be forever and the more we get the virus back under control now, the sooner you’ll get a bit of normality back. So, please do what’s being asked of you

The Overseas Operations Bill risks undermining fundamental human rights protections for armed forces personnel serving overseas. It is another example of the UK Government trying to avoid international law in a specific and limited way. Full speech:

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