Entries by George Adam

ANTI-POVERTY PAYMENT COULD BENEFIT OVER 6,300 CHILDREN IN RENFREWSHIRE

An estimated 6,300 children across Renfrewshire could benefit from the Scottish Government’s ground breaking anti-poverty payment, new figures have revealed. The Scottish Child Payment will be worth £10 per child for low-income families by the end of 2022, with introduction for under-6s starting by early 2021, and the latest figures from the Scottish Fiscal Commission […]

‘HARMFUL’ TORY BENEFIT CAP HITS 153 FAMILIES IN RENFREWSHIRE

The number of households in Renfrewshire hit by the Tory government’s ‘harmful’ benefit cap has soared by 100% since the Covid-19 pandemic started.  New statistics show that as of May this year, a total of 6,034 households in Scotland were hit by the benefit cap – an increase of almost 76 per cent. In Renfrewshire […]

TORY BREXIT HAS LEFT EVERY PERSON IN RENFREWSHIRE £1,740.50 WORSE OFF WHILE BORIS JOHNSON’S BREXIT HAS ALREADY COST SCOTLAND £3.9 BILLION

Paisley’s MSP has called on Boris Johnson to apologise during his flying visit to Scotland, after a new report found that people in Renfrewshire have already been left £309.44 million worse off as a result of Brexit. The new analysis, published from experts at Warwick University, found that nationally Scotland is now £3.9 billion worse […]

PAISLEY’S MSP WELCOMES PHASE THREE CHANGES AS PLACES OF WORSHIP ARE SET TO REOPEN FOR COMMUNAL PRAYER AND CONTEMPLATION

On Thursday 9th July, First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, announced Scotland’s transition into Phase 3 and outlined the further easing of restrictions coming into effect on the 10th of July and throughout the month. Since publishing the Route Map in May, the Scottish Government have continually reviewed and assessed the scientific and medical data so as […]