Entries by George Adam

SCOT GOV BUDGET PLAN IS GREAT NEWS FOR PAISLEY TOWN CENTRE SAYS LOCAL MSP

Paisley’s MSP George Adam, has called on Renfrewshire Council to make the most of the Scottish Government’s plans to introduce a £50 million Town Centre Fund. Finance Secretary, Derek Mackay MSP, announced the new ring-fenced fund – that will be available through the local authority settlement – during his draft budget statement last month. The […]

RENFREWSHIRE SEES RISE IN ULTRA-LOW EMISSION AND ELECTRIC VEHICLES

MSP WELCOMES SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT COMMITMENT TO CLEAN AIR Paisley’s MSP George Adam has welcomed the news that Renfrewshire has seen a significant rise in the number of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) since 2017. Figures released by the Department of Transport reveal that the number of ultra-low emission and electric vehicles in Renfrewshire increased by 179% […]

PAISLEY MSP: UK GOVERNMENT BUDGET DOES NOT DELIVER FOR SCOTLAND

SNP MSP George Adam has criticised the UK Government for failing the people of Paisley following this year’s Budget announcement. After promising to end austerity, the UK Government’s budget has in fact failed Scottish people, with Scotland’s resource block grant almost £2 billion lower in real terms next year than it was less than a […]

FAR FROM A ‘BORING’ VISIT AS SCHOOLCHILDREN WELCOME ‘TUNNELLING TANYA’ TO PAISLEY

It was quite a different morning for a group of schoolchildren from Paisley as they began their day learning about Scottish Water’s major engineering project in the town. Earlier today the pupils from St Charles Primary were on site to welcome the second, eagerly anticipated, Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) from Germany onto site. The children […]