Entries by paisleysmsp

Shameless Dealer Claiming To Be A Doctor Is Peddling Drugs Online

A shameless drug dealer claiming to be a doctor is offering potentially deadly prescription drugs for sale online.   The dodgy peddler posted on a popular Paisley Facebook group, offering up diazepam and other prescription tablets to shocked members.       Using the name “James Robbinson” the dealer tried to push his illegal product […]

Paisley’s MSP, George Adam, Says Scotland Must Have Choice Over Future

Hard Brexit Means Option Of Independence Must Be Offered   Paisley’s MSP, George Adam, has said that it is absolutely correct and appropriate for the people of Scotland to be offered a choice, once the options become clear, between a Tory hard Brexit and becoming an independent country, after the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed […]

School Spending Boost For Renfrewshire

                                                                                                               Council Benefits From £4.7 Billion National Investment   Renfrewshire council benefitted from a nationwide increase of 2.7% in education spending last year – thanks to Scottish Government efforts to close the attainment gap and provide local authorities with a fair funding deal.   Net spending on education by local authorities across Scotland rose to […]

I, Daniel Blake write launches attack on minister following Holyrood grilling

THE writer of an acclaimed film that savages Britain’s welfare regime has accused the UK Work and Pensions Secretary of talking “guff” during a showdown with MSPs. Paul Laverty, the Scot who penned I, Daniel Blake, escalated a war of words between the film’s creators and Damian Green after watching the minister reject claims that […]

Paisley’s MSP Welcomes £4,248,000 Boost For Renfrewshire Schools

Schools in Renfrewshire will benefit from a £4,248,000 funding boost as part of the Scottish Government’s drive to improve standards in schools, it has been revealed.   The share each school is due to receive from the Scottish Government’s new £120 million Pupil Equity Fund has been revealed by Deputy First Minister John Swinney.   […]

JOBS BLOW: 300 Paisley DWP workers give devastating news that the Lonend centre is closing

More than 300 people face the sack after Department of Work and Pensions bosses announced plans to close its centre in Paisley. Trade unions and politicians reacted with fury at the latest jobs’ blow to affect Renfrewshire, coming on the back of Chivas’ announcement shedding 460 jobs, as well as Doosan Backcock’s shock decision to […]

Tory Government Trident Cover Up A Dangerous And Worrying Precedent

                                                                                                Who Knew What About Missile Test Failure? Paisley’s MSP, George Adam, has condemned the UK government for withholding details of a serious malfunction in a Trident test launch last June – just weeks before the vote to renew Trident to the tune of £205bn.   It has been widely reported that during a test launch, an […]