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
Local MSP pledges support for hunting ban
Ross Greer, Green MSP for the West of Scotland has joined the League Against Cruel Sports and Fergus the Fox to pledge support for the law which protects wild mammals from being chased and hunted for sport and has given his commitment to vote for a complete ban on... Read more
Mhairi Black MP calls on Government to boost household incomes
Renfrewshire MP Mhairi Black has called on the UK government to boost household incomes and stimulate economic growth. Read more
MP leads anti-bullying debate
Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has led a debate in Parliament to recognise Anti-Bullying Week, calling on all parties to do more to support school children experiencing bullying behaviour. Read more
Renfrewshire’s MPs give their thoughts on Chancellor’s Budget
Renfrewshire’s politicians have given their opinions on the UK budget delivered by Chancellor Philip Hammond. Read more
Councillor raises concern over Renfrewshire’s road safety
A local councillor has welcomed a new online resource that has been launched to let motorists check the safety record of roads in their area. Read more
Green MSP calls on Renfrewshire Council for the “immediate end” of Council investments in fossil fuels
An MSP has called on Renfrewshire Council for the “immediate end” of their investments in fossil fuels. Read more
Mhairi Black receives SNP People’s Choice MP of the Year award
Renfrewshire MP Mhairi Black has won the SNP People’s Choice MP of the Year Award. Read more
Mhairi Black urges the Chancellor to Halt Universal Credit
Renfrewshire MP Mhairi Black has said that Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond, must use the budget to announce a halt in the roll-out of Universal Credit, after a new study showed that reversing the cuts to Universal Credit could help alleviate the poor economic prospects young people currently... Read more
MSP: Decisions to be made as close to pupils as possible
Tom Arthur MSP is encouraging anyone with an interest in the future of education in Scotland to contribute to the Scottish Government’s new consultation on the Education (Scotland) Bill. Read more