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Minimum Unit Pricing

Paisley’s MSP, George Adam, Welcomes Supreme Court Minimum Price Ruling   Policy Will Help Improve Scotland’s Relationship With Alcohol   Paisley’s MSP, George Adam, has welcomed the UK Supreme Court’s ruling that the Scottish Government’s minimum unit pricing policy is legal, allowing the legislation to proceed as part of efforts to improve Scotland’s damaging relationship […]

SNP Takes The Lead On Income Tax Discussion

Tax Must “Protect Low Earners, Be Progressive And Proportionate”   Paisley’s MSP, George Adam, has welcomed the publication of a discussion paper on the role of income tax in Scotland and praised the Scottish Government for taking the initiative to discuss the issue in an open and honest manner.   The Scottish Government’s paper includes […]

Business Bonus Benefitting Local Companies In Paisley

Scottish Government Scheme Supports 2665 Businesses With Rates Relief   The Scottish Government’s Small Business Bonus scheme has helped to support 2598 of businesses in Renfrewshire this year – with the new figures proving once again the SNP Scottish Government’s commitment to local jobs and communities, Paisleys MSP, George Adam has said.   Across Scotland, […]

Paisley’s MSP, George Adam, backs musicians in his constituency to get the best possible deal from Brexit

  Musicians are very concerned that the Brexit process may lead to the introduction of individual member state work permits and/or visas for British musicians touring and working across Europe.   Most professional musicians and performers rely on touring and travelling for their careers and livelihoods and gigs are often organised at short notice.   […]

George Adam MSP Backs Charity’s Campaign Calling On Restaurants To Consider Customers With Hearing Loss

George Adam MSP is backing a charity campaign calling on restaurants across Paisley to consider improving their acoustics for customers who have hearing loss.   As part of its Speak Easy campaign, Action on Hearing Loss Scotland is highlighting that high levels of background music or the buzz of loud chatter between customers can cause […]

The Brexit Bombshell: Farmer’s Incomes Could Halve After No Deal

  Farmers in Scotland could see their incomes cut in half after Brexit, a report by the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board has warned. The staggering new research warns that a No Deal Brexit, as increasingly threatened by Theresa May, is one of a number of threats to farm incomes – alongside possible changes to tariffs […]

Paisley’s MSP, George Adam, Backs Huge Expansion Of Free Childcare

  Childcare Spending To Double To £840 Million A Year   Paisley’s MSP, George Adam, has welcomed the First Minister’s announcement that childcare spending will double to £840 million a year – signalling a huge expansion in free early learning and childcare provision across Scotland.   The move reaffirms the SNP Government’s commitment to making Scotland […]

Scottish Produce Must Be Protected In Future Trade Deals, Paisley’s MSP, Warns

Worrying Precedent As Gove Fails To Uphold Protected Food Names In EU Trade Deals   Paisley’s MSP, George Adam is demanding that the UK government protect Scottish produce by upholding the Protected Food Name scheme in all future trade deals.   This comes in response to the UK Government’s omission of Scottish products from the EU-Canada […]

Paisley’s MSP, George Adam Welcomes Fracking Ban

Paisley’s MSP, George Adam Welcomes Fracking Ban George has welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement that fracking will be banned. 13 local authority areas have been identified as potentially having significant shale oil and gas reserves or coal bed methane. The Scottish Government previously announced a moratorium while it ran a public consultation and examined evidence […]

Dental Register Filling Up Across Greater Glasgow & Clyde

  Paisleys MSP, George Adam has welcomed the news that that dental registrations across Greater Glasgow and Clyde have increased in the last year, following new statistics from ISD Scotland.   The number of adults registered with dentists in Greater Glasgow and Clyde is up to 968,975, climbing from 939,837 – part of a national […]