Renfrewshire News articles on Mhairi Black

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
MP Mhairi Black blames austerity for increased Renfrewshire Food Bank usage
The latest figures from Renfrewshire Food Bank show that between 1st April and 30th September 2017, a total of 4,190 emergency food supplies were distributed in Renfrewshire. Read more
Mhairi Black warns that welfare cuts mean child poverty will reach record highs
A local politician has said recent research carried out by the Institute of Fiscal Studies shows that in the next five years a record 5.2 million UK children will be forced into poverty due to UK Government welfare cuts.  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
MP welcomes charity’s social security advice service for deaf constituents
Mhairi Black MP is urging deaf people who have queries about benefits decisions to use a charity’s specialist welfare rights advocacy service. Read more
MP Black welcomes Fair Start Scotland investment
The Scottish Government have pledged to invest £96 million to help people find and stay in work through the Fair Start Scotland programme which will launch in April 2018. Read more
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