Renfrewshire Council leader Iain Nicolson ‘urges’ Jim Sheridan to resign
Renfrewshire Council leader Iain Nicolson is urging Cllr Jim Sheridan to resign and stand down as a councillor. Read more
Labour suspends Houston, Crosslee and Linwood councillor Jim Sheridan
The Labour party has suspended Renfrewshire Councillor Jim Sheridan after he published a post on Facebook regarding the anti-Semitism row engulfing Labour. Read more
Local MP meets energy action group LEAP
Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North has met with a local energy efficiency agency to find out more about the latest work they’re doing to help people in Renfrewshire who are living in fuel poverty. Read more
MP welcomes action to reduce suicide rate by 20% in 2022
A local politician has welcomed the announcement of the Scottish Government’s suicide prevention plan. Read more
New analysis reveals no-deal Brexit to cost £800 in lost output per head
MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire South Mhairi Black has said the UK government must end its “reckless self-harm on Scotland” over a no-deal Brexit, and take heed of the mounting evidence against the direction of the conservative’s Brexit plans. Read more
SNP Councillor Kenny MacLaren ‘condemns impact’ of Austerity Cuts
A Paisley councillor has said that Scotland is “tackling poverty with one hand tied behind our backs” following revelations the Scottish Government has spent almost £400m in four years plugging the gaps created by the UK Government. Read more
Parliamentary Scottish Sport Group discusses support for athletes transitioning careers
An All-Party Parliamentary Group for Scottish Sport met in the Palace of Westminster on Tuesday evening to discuss support to athletes looking to transition to a new career after retirement. Read more
Renfrewshire MP warns hard brexit will ‘hit Scottish Families incomes, livelihoods and living standards’
A Renfrewshire MP has renewed calls for the Conservative and Labour parties to ditch their hard Brexit plans. Read more
SNP Councillor welcomes increase in fines for littering
A local councillor has welcomed an increase in fines for littering from Renfrewshire’s community wardens. Read more
MP highlights report revealing working families are worse off after decade of UK Government austerity
A local politician has renewed calls on the UK government to boost family incomes – after a new report revealed austerity cuts and increasing living costs have left many families struggling. Read more