Renfrewshire News articles on Gavin Newlands

MP criticises UK Government “outrageous” plan to charge EU nationals to continue living in the UK
A local politician has condemned the UK government’s plans to make EU nationals pay and answer questions if they wish to live in the UK after Brexit. Read more
MP congratulates incoming UWS Student President Emma Shotter
Local politician Gavin Newlands has visited the Students’ Association of the University of the West of Scotland (SAUWS) to congratulate the incoming Student President on her election success. Read more
World-first £56million medicine manufacturing centre to be built in Renfrewshire
A £56million Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre (MMIC) will be built next to Glasgow Airport. Renfrewshire Council Leader Iain Nicolson has hailed the huge benefits for the local area after Renfrewshire was confirmed as the location for a world-first multi-million innovation centre revolutionising medicine manufacturing. The industry-led centre will offer... Read more
Paisley and Renfrewshire North MP takes a stand against cancer
A local politician is backing a life-saving appeal from Cancer Research UK for more NHS cancer staff. Read more
Scottish Orienteering join Parliamentary Group
Scottish Orienteering have joined the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Scottish Sport chaired by a Renfrewshire MP.  Read more
MP backs support for carers ahead of Carers Week
A local politician has pledged his backing for Carers Week which begins next Monday, by committing to support local carers across Renfrewshire. Read more
MP calls on local fitness heroes to lead the way in run-up to National Fitness Day
A local politician has attended a launch event for National Fitness Day in Westminster, and is now urging constituents to put themselves forward to be a regional fitness hero ahead of the event. Read more
MP repeats calls for devolution of immigration powers
Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has reiterated calls for the UK Government to fully devolve powers over immigration to the Scottish Parliament. Read more
New social enterprise for ex-forces hailed as ‘revolutionary for Scottish veterans’ following ministerial backing
The largest employment development specifically for Scottish veterans in decades has been hailed as a revolutionary step in helping the country’s ex-forces into work – less than a month after receiving financial backing from ministers. Read more
Parliamentary Scottish Sport Group welcomes first Governing Body Member
Scotland Rugby League has become the first organisation to join the All-Party Parliamentary Scottish Sport Group. Read more