Mhairi Black MP calls on UK Government to follow the Scottish Government record on youth unemployment
Paisley and Renfrewshire South MP Mhairi Black, SNP Youth Spokesperson, has called on the UK government to take note of the Scottish Government’s record on youth employment while speaking in a debate today in Westminster Hall. Read more
Video: Green MSP Ross Greer gives his opinion on the Scottish Governments draft budget 2018/19
Ross Greer, Green MSP for the West of Scotland gives his opinion on the Scottish Governments draft budget 2018/19. Read more
Business leaders welcome National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland to Renfrewshire
Renfrewshire’s business community has welcomed the news that Scotland’s National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland (NMIS) will be established in Renfrewshire. Read more
Six key sectors to a thriving Renfrewshire economy
Renfrewshire businesses are forming specialist teams to grow six key sectors of the local economy. Read more
Renfrewshire WASPI group hold an information session at Paisley Grammar School
Women from across Renfrewshire were invited to attend the Renfrewshire WASPI group’s information drop-in session at Paisley Grammar School on Thursday night. Read more
Tannahill SNP take part in a foodbank collection drive
Over the past few years Paisley Tannahill SNP branch has collected donations from its members and from the public to help Renfrewshire foodbank, sometimes this is raised at stalls in Paisley High Street or, as in this case, at a regular branch meeting in Martyrs’ Church Hall, Paisley. Read more
MP Gavin Newlands hits out at ‘Westminster power grab’
A local politician has criticised Scottish Conservative MPs who voted against amendments to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill which protects powers that currently reside with the Scottish Parliament. Read more
Local MSP tours local Businesses ahead of Small Business Saturday
SNP MSP Derek Mackay is using Small Business Saturday to encourage locals shop locally. Mr Mackay, who is also Scotland’s Finance Secretary, was speaking as he visited local retailers during a day long tour of small businesses across his Renfrewshire North & West constituency. Read more
WASPI Renfrewshire plan public information and drop-in session
Local women who have had their State Pensions affected by the UK Government have organised a public meeting in Paisley to build support for their campaign in Renfrewshire. Read more
The latest UCAS figures reveal that a record number of Scots were accepted to UK universities in 2017 and Scottish universities opened their doors to record numbers of new students. Read more