Cllr MacLaren condemns £120m wasted on Brexit Festival

“This is a complete waste of money that could be used to help the victims of Tory policies, such as those that have to queue up at foodbanks to feed themselves and their families,” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest) commenting on the Tory Government’s plans to spend £120million ‘celebrating’ Brexit. Continue reading

Cllr MacLaren welcomes move on short term lets

“This is a good move by the SNP Scottish Government, one that will help local communities who come under pressure from short term lets such as Air BnB,” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest). Continue reading

SNP Councillors welcome new Pavement Parking legislation

“The powers to tackle pavement parking within the newly passed Transport (Scotland) Bill is good news to many communities across Paisley and Renfrewshire” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest) welcoming the Transport (Scotland) Bill passing the final Parliamentary hurdle before becoming law. Continue reading

Councillor Mags MacLaren accuses Tories of Voter Suppression

“The introduction of compulsory photo ID for voters is a typical Tory attack on those least able to defend themselves, targeting many voters who are elderly, ethnic minority and come from disadvantaged backgrounds”, said Councillor Mags MacLaren (SNP – Paisley North West). Continue reading