Tag archive for ‘Renfrewshire’
By admin On Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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MP and MSP urge East Renfrewshire Council to ban the use of “animal waste” on Newton Mearns biogas plant

East Renfrewshire MP, Paul Masterton and Eastwood MSP, Jackson Carlaw have written to East Renfrewshire Council regarding a controversial biogas plant at Greenhags Recycling Centre in Newton Mearns, which will see More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
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SNP BUDGET BRINGS FUNDING BOOST FOR RENFREWSHIRE

MORE CASH FOR LOCAL SERVICES THANKS TO PROGRESSIVE REFORMS   Renfrewshire Council is set to receive a significant funding boost as a result of this year’s SNP Scottish Government budget – with local services More...

By admin On Friday, March 2nd, 2018
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Comments on Renfrewshire Council Budget

Commenting on the Renfrewshire Council budget for 2018/2019, Derek Mackay MSP said: “The SNP Scottish Government have delivered a good deal for Renfrewshire Council, and I’m delighted to see the new More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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SNP and Green Party vote to increase East Renfrewshire residents’ Income Tax

Today (20th February 2017), the SNP and the Green party combined in Holyrood to push through changes which will see East Renfrewshire hit with income tax increases. The changes also mean that anyone earning more More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Renfrewshire to receive £101,000 for language learning

Renfrewshire schools will be allocated over £100,000 this year to support pupils learning additional languages, the Scottish Government announced today. The news has been welcomed by Renfrewshire MSP Derek Mackay. A More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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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, More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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SNP CAMPAIGN WIN FOR RENFREWSHIRE SOUTH AS CHANCELLOR U-TURNS ON POLICE AND FIRE VAT

BUT TORIES STILL OWE SCOTLAND £140 MILLION   Intense SNP pressure on the UK government has paid off for Scotland’s emergency services after the Chancellor finally backed down to allow Police Scotland and More...

By admin On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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Labour MSPs are putting party before Renfrewshire

Labour’s nonsensical attempt to force a ‘no-confidence’ vote on the Scottish budget is a petty stunt that fails to understand Parliamentary process. Labour are using their parliamentary debating time today More...

By admin On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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East Renfrewshire MP raises concerns about ‘Online Ticket Bots’

East Renfrewshire MP, Paul Masterton has raised concerns surrounding ‘online ticket bots’ and the effect they have on pushing up prices for festival and concert goers. Online bots can harvest hundreds of tickets More...

By admin On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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Over £6million lost on FOBTs in single year in Renfrewshire

The UK Government’s consultation on changes to Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) comes to an end on Tuesday 23rd January 2018. The 12-week consultation – which was delayed due to the UK General Election More...