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Child Poverty Speech

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University of the West of Scotland Awarded Gold

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A team of researchers from the University of the West of Scotland, have been presented with prestigious award. The team led by Professor Gayle McPherson, Chair in Events and Cultural Policy, picked up the gong at the Game Changer Awards ceremony at the Old Fruitmarket in Glasgow last night. They were awarded Joint Gold in […]

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Paisley Rugby Football Club Gains Promotion

latest news, news, Paisley, Parliament, Positive Paisley on April 4th, 2014 No Comments

George lodged the parliamentary motion below congratulating Paisley RFC on gaining promotion after their massive 43-5 win at the weekend. Well done guys, good luck for next season. Motion Number: S4M-09616 Lodged By: George Adam Date Lodged: 03/04/2014 Title: Paisley Rugby Football Club Gains Promotion Motion Text: That the Parliament congratulates Paisley Rugby Football Club’s […]

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Backing For Disability Access Campaign

latest news, news, Paisley, Parliament, Positive Paisley on March 31st, 2014 No Comments

A website which reviews the disabled access standards of local venues has been gaining momentum after boosting new celebrity backers, Stephen Hawking and JK Rowling. The website, Euan’s Guide, was started by Euan McDonald, who suffers from Motor Neuron Disease, in a bid to share information on disabled access with other people with accessibility needs. […]

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George Welcomes New Figures Showing More Young People Benefiting From Scottish Government Supprt

latest news, news, Paisley, Parliament, Positive Paisley on March 28th, 2014 No Comments

NEW FIGURES SHOW MORE YOUNG PEOPLE BENEFITING FROM SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT SUPPORT PROGRESS MADE ON WIDENING ACCESS TO UNIVERSITY AND MORE BENEFIT FROM EMA New figures showing the impact of the SNP Government’s commitment to support young people from deprived backgrounds have been welcomed today. Figures from the Scottish Funding Council show that the number of […]

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Scotlands First Year as Fair Trade Nation

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George leads a members debate marking the first year anniversary of Scotland becoming a Fair Trade Nation.

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2020 Vision for the NHS Scotland

latest news, news, Paisley, Parliament, Positive Paisley, Videos on March 28th, 2014 No Comments

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Labour Would Introduce Graduate Tax

latest news, news, Paisley, Parliament, Positive Paisley on March 25th, 2014 No Comments

Paisley’s MSP George Adam is today highlighting the slip-up made by Labour’s leader in Scotland Johann Lamont where she revealed that Labour would introduce a Graduate Tax. In an interview with BBC Scotland’s Political Editor Brian Taylor, Ms Lamont twice dodged questions on whether she would introduce a Graduate Tax before finally, when pressed, conceded: […]

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George Welcomes Unemployment Falling Below 7%

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Paisley’s MSP George Adam has welcomed the latest official figures showing a rise in employment and a fall in unemployment in Scotland. Scotland’s unemployment rate has now reduced to 6.9% and remains lower than the UK rate of 7.2%. In addition to this, Scotland’s youth employment rate continues to be above the UK as a […]

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George welcomes safety plans for school transport

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Paisley’s MSP George Adam has today welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement that it intends to introduce legislation to ensure that seatbelts are provided on all dedicated school transport. The Scottish Government has been given approval ‘in principle’ from the UK Government to transfer the necessary powers to the Scottish Parliament in relation to school bus […]

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