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By admin On Friday, January 18th, 2019
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Mackay welcomes additional help for funeral costs

Mackay welcomes additional help foNew benefit will increase eligibility by around 40%. A new benefit providing help for people on low-incomes to meet the costs of a funeral is on course to be delivered by the Scottish More...

By admin On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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Mackay marks Living Wage Week

Derek Mackay MSP said: “I marked Living Wage Week by visiting Quarriers in my constituency to celebrate them becoming an accredited Living Wage employer. We now have over 40 accredited Living Wage employers More...

By admin On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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Derek Mackay MSP Comments on Remembrance Sunday

Today we remember the fallen. This morning I attended the Remembrance Service at Renfrew Cenotaph, before visiting Erskine Home to also pay my respects. Wreaths were also laid at Paisley and Bridge of Weir and this More...

By admin On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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Mackay Welcomes U-Turn as Fixed-Odds Betting Terminal Stakes to be reduced from April.

Derek Mackay MSP has welcomed today’s u-turn by the UK Government’s on the reduction of stakes of fixed odds betting terminals, with the reduction to £2 per spin to come into play from April. Research from More...

By admin On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Mackay urges Constituents to Give Blood

SNP MSP Derek Mackay is encouraging his Renfrewshire constituents to help save a life by donating blood. The Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service aim to stock six days’ worth of each blood type at all times. Blood More...

By admin On Friday, July 6th, 2018
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Derek Mackay MSP: Rewarding our dedicated NHS staff with pay rise

Following last month’s announcement NHS Scotland staff will receive an immediate three per cent pay rise while negotiations between the Scottish Government, employers and unions continued, I am delighted staff More...

By admin On Thursday, June 28th, 2018
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New government role for Renfrewshire’s Derek MacKay

Renfrewshire North and West MSP Derek Mackay has retained his role as Scotland’s Finance Secretary following a government reshuffle by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The Gazette | News  More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Mackay Urges Constituents Not to Leave Dogs in Hot Cars this Summer

SNP MSP Derek Mackay is urging Renfrewshire’s dog owners not to leave their pets in hot cars this summer. Mr Mackay is highlighting research undertaken by Dogs Trust which shows that most people believe it is More...

By admin On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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Mackay joins Renfrewshire Provost in Supporting MND Awareness Week

Renfrewshire North & West MSP Derek Mackay has joined Renfrewshire Provost, Cllr Lorraine Cameron, in supporting MND Awareness Week in the Scottish Parliament. 18th– 24th June marked Motor Neurone Disease More...