SNP Councillors support campaign to encourage older people to claim Council Tax Reduction

“Much more needs to be done to boost older people’s understanding of the financial support available and to encourage them to claim Council Tax Reduction,” Said Councillor Mags MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest), commenting on a recent report by Age Scotland which revealed that older people on low incomes missed out on £88 million in Council Tax Reduction support last year.

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Cllr MacLaren’s Virtual Kiltwalk for Paisley Charity

“Shopmobility Paisley & District provides excellent services for all Renfrewshire residents from free daily scooter hire (for members – membership is free) to scooter repairs at reasonable costs and I thought this Virtual Kiltwalk was a chance to help the organisation,” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest).

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SNP Councillors call for benefits uplift to be extended and made permanent

The SNP’s candidate for Renfrewshire North & West, Councillor Natalie Don, along with Councillor Kenny MacLaren, has submitted a motion to the next full meeting of Renfrewshire Council calling for the £20 uplift to Universal Credit to be made permanent and extended to include legacy benefits such as Employment Support Allowance, Income Support and Jobseekers’ Allowance.

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SNP Councillors supporting the Vaccine Programme

“It’s important to take up the offer of a vaccination when it is offered to you,” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest), commenting on a motion to the next full meeting of Renfrewshire Council by himself and Councillor Stephen Burns.

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