Tag: MP Patricia Gibson

MP continues fight against delivery charges

According to Citizens Advice Scotland, around £33 million a year is spent in Scotland on unfair delivery surcharges, with a million consumers in rural and island Scotland having to pay, on average, 30 per cent more than elsewhere in the UK.

MP calls for overhaul of disability assessments system

The assessments for benefits such as Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) are under fire because a quarter of all people who claimed Disability Living Allowance were disallowed its replacement benefit, PIP, after undergoing an assessment.

Exploring job opportunities

Organised by Patricia Gibson MP and Kenneth Gibson MSP, the North Ayrshire Employment Fayre provided students with information of employment, training and apprenticeships.