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SNP Budget Brings Funding Boost For Paisley.

More Cash For Local Services Thanks To Progressive Reforms   Renfrewshire Council is set to receive a significant funding boost as a result of this year’s SNP Scottish Government budget – with local services in Renfrewshire benefiting from an extra £8.823 million.   The SNP’s progressive reforms – which will see 55% of taxpayers pay […]

Tourism Boom For Greater Glasgow and Clyde As Attractions Record Over 30 Million Visits

Year Of History, Heritage And Archaeology Brings Visitors To Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Scottish tourist attractions had more visitors than ever before in 2017 – with over 30 million visitors passing through their doors throughout the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.   The latest figures from the Association of Scottish Visitors Attractions show 77% […]

£5.233 Million Budget Boost For Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire Council will receive an extra £5.233 Million funding under the revised budget proposals unveiled by Finance Secretary Derek Mackay.   The budget boost comes as the Scottish Government confirmed that all local authorities will receive an above inflation increase in resource funding.   The SNP budget will give Scots the best deal in the […]

Renfrewshire Schools To Benefit From The Pupil Equity Fund

Investments have been aimed at closing the poverty-related attainment gap. Renfrewshire schools receive £4,272,240 boost from pupil equity fund. A Scottish Government fund aimed at boosting the attainment levels of the most deprived pupils is set to pay out £4,272,240 to schools across Renfrewshire next year.   More than 2,300 schools across Scotland are set to […]

Paisley Smiling As NHS Dentist Registrations Increase Again

Over 5 Million Now Registered Across Scotland – Nearly Double 2007 Levels   Paisleys MSP, George Adam has welcomed the latest figures that have shown NHS dentist registrations on the rise once again – with 1,115,693 people now registered across NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and over 5 million registered across the country.   The […]

SNP Government Seeks Views To Shape Loneliness Strategy

Paisleys MSP, George Adam is calling on constituents in Paisley to contribute to the Scottish Government’s new consultation looking at the causes of social isolation and loneliness and how they can be addressed. The consultation will run until 30 April and will thereafter feed into a new national strategy, one of the first in the […]

5621 Baby Boxes Delivered In Greater Glasgow and Clyde In First Six Months of Scheme

    Latest figures from the Scottish Government have revealed that the transformative Baby Box policy has already benefitted 5621 newborns across Greater Glasgow and Clyde since they were introduced last year – and over 22,000 across Scotland.   The Baby Box is a key part of the Scottish Government’s commitment to making Scotland the […]