Entries by George Adam

5,023 CHILDREN IN RENFREWSHIRE BENEFIT FROM SCOTGOV CHILD POVERTY MISSION

Low income families in Paisley and wider Renfrewshire will benefit from a £320 uplift before Christmas as part of the Scottish Government’s commitment to tackling child poverty. Paisley’s MSP, George Adam, welcomed the payments which Social Justice Secretary Shona Robison highlighted during a debate on the commitments in the SNP Scottish Government’s Programme for Government […]

PAISLEY’S MSP PROUD OF A PROGRESSIVE PROGRAMME FOR GOVERNMENT

Following the First Minister’s announcement of the Scottish Government’s Programme for Government 2021/22; George Adam, Paisley’s MSP, has praised the SNP for committing to another progressive, ambitious and forward thinking year ahead. The Programme for Government commits billions of pounds to tackle the challenges and grasp the opportunities facing Scotland as we come through the […]

PAISLEY’S MSP WELCOMES SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT TAKING OVER SCOTRAIL

Paisley’s MSP, George Adam, has welcomed the announcement that the SNP Scottish Government is taking over the running of the country’s rail franchise, which will see Scotland’s railways firmly in the hands of Scotland’s people. ScotRail services will move into public sector control when the current franchise with Abellio expires – expected to happen in […]

FIRST MINISTER ANNOUNCES TIMETABLE FOR EASING COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

On Tuesday 16th March the First Minister outlined the Scottish Government’s timetable for easing the current COVID-19 restrictions and published the phased plan in ‘COVID-19: Scotland’s Strategic Framework. Since the Strategic Framework was originally published on the 23rd February, significant progress has been made in suppressing the virus and while there is no room for […]

GEORGE ADAM BACKS BUDGET TO DELIVER FOR SCOTLAND & SECURE COVID RECOVERY

Paisley’s MSP, George Adam, has voted to pass the Scottish Government’s budget for 2021/22 – securing additional funding for our NHS, education, local government, and other vital frontline services with total investment increasing by £3.8 billion. The amended Budget will ensure the introduction of free school meals for all primary school pupils by August 2022, […]

PAISLEY’S MSP DELIGHTED BY PLANS TO RESUME CARE HOME VISITING

Paisley’s MSP, George Adam, asked the Scottish Government when care home residents will be able to see close friends and family and was delighted by the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport’s response. Health Secretary, Jeane Freeman, confirmed on the 24th February that safe, indoor visiting will resume from early March so long as the […]

SLOW AND STEADY ROUTE OUT OF LOCKDOWN ANNOUNCED

Following the First Minister’s announcement on the 23rd February, Paisley’s MSP is hopeful the ‘slow and steady’ approach taken by the Scottish Government will ensure Scotland returns to some semblance of normality as safely and effectively as possible. While the top priority remains the gradual reopening of schools – with all primary pupils set to […]