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Schools In Paisley Get Funding Boost

A funding boost comes to Paisley as The Scottish Government announced this week that schools in Renfrewshire will receive £3,531,000 in 2017/18 to help close the poverty-related attainment gap.   More than £45 million of dedicated funding will be provided to primary and secondary schools across Scotland in 2017/18 to help pupils from low-income backgrounds […]

Plans For Soft Opt-Out Organ Donation System Unveiled

  Paisley’s MSP, George Adam, has welcomed the Scottish Government’s decision to introduce legislation for a soft opt-out system of organ and tissue donation, which was backed by 82% of those who contributed to their consultation.   The 14-week consultation looked at various ways to increase the number of people being referred to the donation […]

George Adam MSP Urges Expectant Mothers In Paisley To Sign Up For Baby Box

Paisley’s MSP, George Adam is encouraging all expectant mothers in Paisley, whose babies are due on or after 15 August 2017, to register for a baby box at their next midwife appointment.   These boxes, containing various essential items for a child’s first weeks and months, signal the SNP Government’s commitment to ensuring that every […]

Renfrewshire Receives Major Investment In Affordable Housing

Paisley’s MSP, George Adam has welcomed the announcement of a further £1.75 billion Scottish Government investment in affordable housing across Scotland, which includes a £46.244 million investment in Renfrewshire.   Councils and house-builders across Scotland’s 32 local authorities will have the opportunity to plan ahead with grant subsidies guaranteed, for the first time, for the […]

Paisley’s MSP Calls On Tory MSP’s Representing The West Of Scotland To Condemn Family Cap And Rape Clause

Paisley’s MSP, George Adam has called on Maurice Corry, Maurice Golden and Jamie Greene Tory MSPs for the West of Scotland to stop acting as mere mouthpieces for the UK government and oppose the shocking and inhumane two child limit and rape clause.        The family cap limits tax credits to only two children per […]

New Poll: First Minister Highest Approval Of Any Leader

Davidson In Negative Figures & Far Less Popular Than Germany’s Angela Merkel The First Minister is the only domestic politician with a positive approval rating in Scotland, according to a new poll by Lord Ashcroft. The Scottish sample of 906 found that 53% of Scots viewed Nicola Sturgeon’s performance above the rating of 50 out of […]

Labour PFI School Shame As Renfrewshire Council Counts Cost

£425 Million To Be Paid Out This Year Across Scotland – Robbing Money From Vital Services   Labour’s disastrous PFI schools scheme continues to cost Renfrewshire council millions of pounds every year, analysis by the Scottish Parliament Information Centre has revealed – proving they are a party which cannot be trusted to manage vital public […]