Renfrewshire News articles on Mhairi Black

MP backs growing calls for fossil fuel divestment
A Renfrewshire MP has become the latest Scottish MP to join a growing body of UK political leaders adding their support to the global movement for fossil fuel divestment. Read more
Impact Arts launch Year of Young People Exhibition in Paisley
Impact Arts launched their grand opening of the MYRAID photo exhibition in the Wynd Centre in Paisley yesterday. Read more
MP welcomes funding to mark 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage
Projects to mark the anniversary of the women in the UK first receiving the vote will receive £500,000 from the Centenary Fund. The Fund will support a variety of projects including those looking to improve women’s political representation and participation in public life. Read more
MP Mhairi Black and Councillors team up with locals for a Community Clean Up in Corseford
MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire South Mhairi Black has given her full support to Renfrewshire Council’s Team Up to Clean Up campaign. Read more
UK government U-turn on ‘callous’ Universal Credit housing benefit policy
A local MP has said that a u-turn from the UK government on housing benefit for under 21s shows ‘the Tories have finally realised penalising young people in this way is callous.’ Read more
SNP politicians supporting International Women’s Day
SNP politicians Cllr Mags MacLaren & Mhairi Black MP are celebrating International Women’s Day today by encouraging women to register to vote. Read more
Holocaust Memorial Day: Mhairi Black pledges her commitment to honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust
Paisley and Renfrewshire South MP Mhairi Black has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment. Read more
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
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
Politicians hit out at RBS Renfrew branch closure
The Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it is to close its Renfrew branch. Read more