The SNP delivering for Renfrewshire

An extra £5.2 million, on top of the money already allocated, coming to Renfrewshire to spend on local services, and over £4.2 million being given directly to Renfrewshire’s teachers, to spend as they see fit, on approving the attainment gap in our local schools. The SNP Government delivering for Renfrewshire. Unfortunately, Labour joined with the More...

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By admin On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Cllr Miller seeks Clarkston – Stamperland – Busby “Green Network” participation

East Renfrewshire Council have provisionally been awarded £100,000 through the Sustrans Community Links programme for the first phase of a Clarkston – Stamperland – Busby “Green Network”. This aspiration More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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EDUCATION BILL CONSULTATION LAUNCHED DECISIONS TO BE MADE AS CLOSE TO PUPILS AS POSSIBLE

SNP MSP Tom Arthur is encouraging anyone with an interest in the future of education in Scotland to contribute to the Scottish Government’s new consultation on the Education (Scotland) Bill. The Bill guarantees More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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SNP Funding Boosts Teacher Numbers Across Paisley

MSP Praises Education Commitment In Face Of Tory, Labour And Lib Dem Opposition   SNP Government education funding has boosted teacher numbers across Renfrewshire – part of an increase of 543 teachers across More...

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Cllr Jim Swift: ‘Scotland – home of Hume, Smith and The Enlightenment has slipped and tripped and is falling.’

Jim Swift lives in Newton Mearns, is one of three Conservative Councillors elected for the Newton Mearns South & Eaglesham ward, and is a professional health economist.  Education is one of many interests pursued More...

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SNP Budget Protects Public Services

Pay Rise For Public Sector Workers – And Lower Taxes For Many The Scottish Government’s budget protects low and middle income earners and delivers for public services and public sector workers, Paisley’s More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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Labour must back budget

Renfrewshire MSP and Finance Secretary Derek Mackay is calling on local Labour politicians to stop political point scoring and get behind the Scottish budget, a budget he says is good for Renfrewshire. Mr Mackay More...

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Paisley’s MSP, George Adam, Encourages Flu Jab Take Up

George Adam has urged all eligible adults in Paisley to take up the offer of a free flu vaccination. Everyone aged 65 and over, pregnant women and people at most risk of serious illness are offered the flu vaccination More...

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Mackay welcomes strategy to target loneliness and isolation

Renfrewshire North & West MSP Derek Mackay has welcomed the development of a new national strategy to tackle loneliness and isolation. The draft plan, one of the first in the world, will look at the causes of More...

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TOM ARTHUR HIGHLIGHTS VALUED CONTRIBUTION OF ARMED FORCES

Tom Arthur, MSP for Renfrewshire South constituency, spoke in support for our Armed Forces in a debate last week in the Scottish Parliament.   The debate recognised the contribution of our Armed Forces and More...