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SNP Councillor Condemns Impact of Tory Austerity Cuts

Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest) has said that Scotland is “tackling poverty with one hand tied behind our backs”, following revelations the SNP Scottish Government has spent almost £400m in four years plugging the gaps created by Tory … Continue reading

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SNP councillors call for residents to get involved in Scottish Government Consultation

“We would encourage everyone to go online and get involved in this consultation, let the Scottish Government know what you want to see in a deposit return scheme,” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest) and Councillor Stephen Burns … Continue reading

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Labour’s Toxic PFI Legacy haunts Renfrewshire’s Education Budget

“Renfrewshire is one of the worst examples of Labour’s PFI swindles, where buildings worth about £100million will end up costing Renfrewshire taxpayers over £530million”, said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest).

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Cllr MacLaren welcomes increase in number of Fines for litter

“The continued increase in the number of fixed penalty notices (fines) for litter highlight that action is at long last being taken to seriously tackle this issue,” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest).

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Cllr MacLaren welcomes proposed Pavement Parking legislation

“The Transport (Scotland) Bill includes new powers for local councils to allow them to seriously tackle the scourge of parking on pavements” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest) welcoming the publication of the Transport (Scotland) Bill late last … Continue reading

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Cllr MacLaren welcomes increase in fines for litter and dog fouling

“The increase in the number of fixed penalty notices (fines) for litter and dog fouling highlight that action is at long last being taken to seriously tackle these issues,” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest). Despite Renfrewshire slipping … Continue reading

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