Record number of Renfrewshire businesses are accessing rates relief
The Small Business Bonus Scheme (SBBS) has provided relief to 2,665 Renfrewshire businesses in 2017/2018. Read more
PMQs: SNP press PM to commit to long term funding for woman escaping domestic violence
Gavin Newlands MP has today urged the Prime Minister to commit to long-term sustainable funding for women refuge centres, in order to ensure that all women and children have somewhere safe to go when fleeing domestic violence. Read more
MP Newlands calls for greater support for families fleeing domestic violence after UK  Government U-turn
Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has called on the UK Government to provide long-term and sustainable funding to support those who help women and children fleeing domestic violence. Read more
Green MSP Ross Greer calls for Saudi arms sales ban
Green MSP for the West of Scotland Ross Greer has called for an immediate ban on weapons & equipment produced in the UK, including Scotland, being sold to Saudi Arabia. Read more
The inaugural meeting of Ferguslie Community Council will take place next week after local residents campaigned to have their own community council. Read more
Renfrewshire decision makers meet with area MYSPs
Recently elected members of the Scottish Youth Parliament came face-to-face with three of Renfrewshire Council’s senior decision makers last week. Read more
Young people take simple steps towards positive mental health
Young people are speaking out about positive steps their peers can take to have good mental health. Read more
Renfrewshire’s two MPs blast proposals to shake-up parliamentary constituencies
Renfrewshire’s two MP’s have blasted the Boundary Commission for Scotland and their proposals to shake-up our parliamentary constituencies. Read more
Video: MP Mhairi Black explains Universal Credit in Westminster speech today
Mhairi Black, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire South has explained Universal Credit ‘to those who don’t understand politics’ in a speech in Parliament today. Read more
Universal credit helpline charges to be scrapped by UK government
Renfrewshire MP Gavin Newlands has welcomed the u-turn from the UK Government to end the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) ‘telephone tax’ on premium phone line charges. Read more