Entries by George Adam

WHAT TO EXPECT IF YOU’RE CALLED BY AN NHS CONTACT TRACER

Scotland’s approach to implementing the ‘test, trace, isolate, support’ strategy, Test and Protect, is now live across the country. Test and Protect will help us gradually change the restrictions that help to suppress COVID-19 so society can adapt to a new normal. If you experience any one of the symptoms – a high temperature, a […]

PAISLEY’S MSP: HOW ARE WE SUPPORTING THOSE UNABLE TO BE WITH RELATIVES RECEIVING END OF LIFE CARE

During Vitual Question Time on Thursday, George Adam, SNP MSP for Paisley, asked the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport how the Scottish Government is continuing to monitor advice for those receiving palliative and end of life care during the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to his question, Jeane Freeman confirmed that the Scottish Government is […]

2,680 CARERS IN RENFREWSHIRE DUE TO RECEIVE EXTRA PAYMENT

Paisley’s MSP praises the vital work done by carers across Scotland during the COVID-19 pandemic and asked what is being done to support unpaid careers during First Minister’s Questions on Wednesday. As an unpaid carer himself, George Adam was delighted with the response to his question and the announcement that thousands across his local area […]

PUBLIC IN PAISLEY TO HAVE THEIR SAY ON LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS

Paisley’s MSP George Adam has urged the public to have their say as the Scottish Government publishes an update on what life might look like when coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions are altered.  COVID-19: A Framework for Decision Making says the current lockdown is pushing the number of infectious cases down, but concludes that the virus continues to pose a […]

1,498 RENFREWSHIRE BUSINESSES GET £17.23 MILLION CASH SUPPORT THROUGH COVID-19 CRISIS

Paisley’s MSP has welcomed new figures showing that 1,498 businesses in Renfrewshire have received Scottish Government grants to support firms through the coronavirus crisis. A total of £17.23 million has been awarded throughout the local community by a Scottish Government scheme to support small businesses and the retail, hospitality and leisure sector. This grant support […]

PAISLEY’S MSP CALLS FOR BREXIT EXTENSION TO AVOID FURTHER ECONOMIC HARM

George Adam, Paisley’s MSP has called on the UK government to extend the Brexit negotiation deadline to avoid a further big economic hit on top of the coronavirus crisis, and to ensure that every effort is put towards tackling the COVID-19 pandemic.  The UK has formally left the European Union but is currently in a “transition period.” This means it is following […]