Entries by George Adam

‘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 […]

FREE SCHOOL MEALS EXTENDED IN PAISLEY AS PAISLEY’S MSP WELCOMES ADDITIONAL AN £27.6m FOR FAMILIES ACROSS SCOTLAND

Children in Paisley eligible for free school meals will be among those who continue to be supported over the summer through a package of £27.6 million of additional funding from the Scottish Government. Renfrewshire Council will receive £441,000 funding from the SNP government to support the continued provision of free school meals during the summer holiday period, and […]

HOLYROOD BACKS £8.56 MILLION FOR PAISLEY TO TACKLE COVID-19

Paisley’s MSP has welcomed a Holyrood vote approving £8.56 million extra funding for Renfrewshire in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Almost £258 million extra funding has been approved for vital local services across Scotland, such as food provision for those in need, education and social care. The Scottish Government is in discussions with local authorities […]