Councillors will make vital decisions
Rutherglen and Cambuslang’s 12 councillors have been placed into committees where vital council decisions will be made.
The area is best represented in the planning committee, which makes decisions on major developments across the two towns.
Alistair Fulton had already been confirmed as chair, but Carol Nugent, Katy Loudon, Ann Le Blond, Margaret Cowie, Gerard Killen, Walter Brogan and John Bradley will all have a say as members of the committee.
The area is also well represented in education, with Katy Loudon acting as chair.
Also there will be Margaret Cowie, Gerard Killen, Ann Le Blond, Alistair Fulton and Carol Nugent, although Councillor Killen is set to stand down.
The executive committee, the most important of all council meetings apart from the fill council, will have six representatives from Rutherglen and Cambuslang.
Alistair Fulton, Katy Loudon, Robert Brown, Ann Le Blond, Gerard Killen and Walter Brogan will sit on the executive.
The other committees will include Community and Enterprise: Margaret Walker, Jared Wark, Ann Le Blond.
Finance: Walter Brogan, Jared Wark, Robert Brown, Janine Calikes.
Housing: Janine Calikes, Alistair Fulton, Robert Brown, Carol Nugent.
Licensing: Robert Brown, John Bradley, Katy Loudon.
All 12 will be members of the Cambuslang and Rutherglen area committee.
Katy Loudon, Alistair Fulton and Ann Le Blond will all serve on five committees, more than any of the other councillors.
Committee meetings started up again this week. An executive committee will be held next Wednesday before the council stops for the summer recess.
A 34-year-old man will spend 108 days behind bars for using his body weight to pin a police officer against the door of a vehicle and repeatedly attempting to strike her with his head.
Donald Hudson from Toryglen, committed the offence while in the back of police vehicle on August 6, 2016 on Cambuslang Road.
The Ardnahoe Avenue resident also assaulted a male who was driving the vehicle by kicking him on the body travelling on Cambuslang Road.
He was further found guilty of repeatedly kicking a car window in an attempt to smash it and struggled violently with constables.
Hudson, who was on bail at the time of the incident, was sentenced to 108 days imprisonment at Glasgow Sheriff Court. Hard work Ann Le Blond will sit on five committees
Chairs Alistair Fulton and Katy Loudon will both chair key committees