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SNP’S Programme For Government Drives Progress In Paisley

This year’s SNP Programme for Government will help contribute to a successful and vibrant Paisley, driving progress in health, social security, the environment and the economy, the Paisley’s MSP, George Adam has said.   Paisley will benefit from ambitious action in a wide range of areas throughout 2018-19, including: Empowering head teachers to lead improvements […]

Paisley’s MSP George Adam, Calls On Constituents To Have Say On Bottle Deposit Return Plans

Zero Waste Scotland Holding Events To Gather Public Views Paisley’s MSP, George Adam, has called on people across Paisley to get involved with the latest series of events to gather views on the proposed bottle deposit return scheme.   The Scottish Government is currently consulting on the scope of a deposit return scheme, to boost recycling and […]

Renfrewshire Loses Over £2 Million Because Of Tory Welfare Cuts

Paisleys MSP, George Adam Demands Devolution Of Social Security Powers   Freedom of Information figures supplied by the Department for Work and Pensions have shown that Renfrewshire has lost out on over £2 Million because of Tory cuts to disability benefit.   The information – requested by investigative news outlet The Ferret – shows the […]

Extra NHS funding

New Investment In NHS Diagnostics And Care In Renfrewshire £50M To Support Treatment Across Scotland The NHS in Renfrewshire is set to benefit from a share of a £50 million Scotland-wide investment to help deliver swift treatment and diagnostics. The extra funding is part of a package of measures to help reduce waiting times – and […]

School Leavers Across Renfrewshire Heading For Work Or Study

More Young People Setting Up For Success After School   School leavers in Renfrewshire continue to go on to positive destinations after finishing secondary school – with the latest figures showing 92.8% of youngsters in Renfrewshire going into further or higher education, employment or training three months after leaving school.   The total across Scotland […]

Renfrewshire Schools Receive £4,558,000 Attainment Funding Boost

Primary and secondary schools across Renfrewshire will receive £4,558,000 from the Scottish Attainment Challenge fund in 2018/19 to help boost the attainment levels of the most deprived pupils.   Nine local authorities in Scotland and an additional 74 individual schools will share £50 million funding from the Scottish Attainment Challenge fund for initiatives targeted at […]

George Adam MSP Back Charity’s Appeal For Paisley Buddies To Support Veterans With Hearing Loss

George Adam MSP is backing a charity’s call for Paisley Buddies to volunteer for a new service supporting older veterans whose lives have been distressed by hearing loss or tinnitus.   The MSP for Paisley found about Action on Hearing Loss Scotland’s Hearing Forces service and its need for more volunteers during the charity’s Deaf […]