Figures revealing that there has been a 209% increase in the number of benefit sanctions since 2006 have been described as a shocking demonstration of Westminster’s determination to penalise the least well off in society. The figures show that the number of cases where a decision to sanction somebody’s benefits was made has more than […]
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 […]
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 […]
Once again Kelburne Hockey Club have demonstrated their quality by winning the Scottish Men’s title. I have lodged the following motion to recognise their success. Motion S4M-09582: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/04/2014 10th Scottish Title for Kelburne Hockey Club That the Parliament congratulates Kelburne Hockey Club Men’s 1st XI on winning […]
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. […]
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 […]
George leads a members debate marking the first year anniversary of Scotland becoming a Fair Trade Nation.
Commenting on the news Royal Mail plans to cut 1,600 jobs, Paisley’s MSP George Adam said: “This is terrible news for the 1,600 staff affected, but sadly it is not surprising. As soon as you make a company’s sole priority all about making profits, they look to make saving no matter the human cost. The […]