Scottish Green Party candidates for Renfrewshire Council Elections 2017
The Scottish Green Party have announced their candidates for the Renfrewshire Council Elections in May. Read more
SNP council candidates back charity’s project reducing digital isolation for deaf buddies
SNP Candidates, John Shaw and Jim Paterson, are both backing a project run by the charity Action on Hearing Loss Scotland which aims to reduce digital exclusion experienced by older people with hearing loss. Read more
MSP Tom Arthur backs second independence referendum
Tom Arthur, MSP for Renfrewshire South has backed the right of the Scottish Parliament to call a second independence referendum. Read more
Record turnout elects Renfrewshire’s next Youth Parliament members
Renfrewshire saw the second highest turnout in Scotland as thousands of young people voted in the Scottish Youth Parliament elections- electing five new MSYPs for Renfrewshire. Read more
Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North has welcomed the Scottish Government’s new Domestic Abuse Bill which was introduced on Monday. Read more
Petition launched to keep RAH ward 15 open
A petition has been launched online by ‘Kids Need Our Ward’ campaigners calling on Shona Robison, the Scottish Government minister for Health and Sport not to close the Children’s Ward at the Royal Alexandra Hospital. Read more
Gavin Newlands MP Calls for the PM to respect Scottish Democracy
Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North has called on Theresa May to respect the Scottish Parliament vote next week on whether there should be an independence referendum after the Brexit negotiations are concluded, but before Scotland is dragged out of the EU. Read more
MSP Tom Arthur shows support for Renfrewshire Food Bank
Tom Arthur, MSP for Renfrewshire South, met with the Project Manager for Renfrewshire Food Bank, Elizabeth Alexander, this week to discuss tackling poverty within the community. Read more
The Scottish Government has announced that it is to make over £590 million available for 2017/18 to increase the supply of affordable homes in Scotland. Read more
Paisley’s MSP, George Adam, has said that it is absolutely correct and appropriate for the people of Scotland to be offered a choice, once the options become clear, between a Tory hard Brexit and becoming an independent country, after the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed plans to seek parliamentary... Read more