Renfrewshire News articles on Mhairi Black

Mhairi Black MP Encourages People to Get Eye Tests
This week is national eye health week and local MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire South Mhairi Black is encouraging constituents to make sure that they have regular check-ups at their local opticians. Read more
Twenty-five Scottish charities, organisations and a Renfrewshire MP call for halt on full roll-out of Universal Credit
Scottish charities and organisations, including MP Mhairi Black, are calling for a halt to the full roll-out of Universal Credit which is due to take place in October 2017. Read more
Mhairi Black MP to host home energy advice surgery
Paisley and Renfrewshire South MP Mhairi Black will be hosting a Home Energy Scotland Surgery in her constituency office on Friday 15th September 2017. Read more
MP Black praises the work of a Scotland Football Team supporters group who raises money for overseas charities
Local SNP MP Mhairi Black has praised the work of a group of Scotland Football Team supporters who raise cash and then donate it to a local charity at Scotland away games. Read more
MP Mhairi Black praises housing support for young people
MP Mhairi Black has praised the Scottish Government after they pledged £195 million investment into their Help to Buy Scheme. Read more
Disability Committee criticise Westminster Government austerity cuts as a “human catastrophe”, MP Black welcomes comments
The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) met with UK government officials last week in Geneva over a two day period, with the chair of the committee slamming welfare cuts to disabled people as a “human catastrophe”. Read more
Local MP urges new parents to register for The Baby Box
A Renfrewshire MP has praised the national rollout of the Baby Box, launched yesterday, by the Scottish Government. Read more
Mhairi Black MP calls for new work and pensions minister to fix the WASPI issue
Mhairi Black, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire South, has called on the new Secretary of State for Work and Pensions to address the issue of unfair state pension changes, which have disproportionately hit women born in the 1950s. Read more
Renfrewshire receives £46m for new affordable housing
Renfrewshire Council has been allocated £46 million from the Scottish Government for new affordable housing. Read more
Mhairi Black to young people: “Don’t let the Tory government leave you behind”
A vote for the SNP is a vote to stand up for young people against the Conservatives, Mhairi Black has said, as she urges young voters to use their voice in this Thursday’s election. Read more