SNP Councillors offer virtual surgeries

“With the continued lockdown rules due to Covid-19, no one is sure when we will be able to get back to holding our traditional councillor surgeries, so we’ve came up with an alternative”, said Cllr Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest).

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Victory for Well Street Businesses

“Well done to the local businesses in Well Street who raised their objections to the bizarre decision by council officers to install barriers on part of the street, a decision which negatively impacted on local businesses”, said Cllr Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest).

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Cllr MacLaren condemns impact of 2 child cap on benefits

“Over 5,300 children in Renfrewshire will be affected by the UK Government’s policy of limiting child tax credits or universal credit for the first two children only,” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest), highlighting recent research by the Child Poverty Action Group. Continue reading

SNP councillors condemn increase of chargeable ATMs

“There is a serious concern that those on low and fixed incomes will suffer most as more and more free to use ATMs start charging customers ”, said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest), commenting on motion that he and Cllr Stephen Burns have submitted to the next full meeting of Renfrewshire Council on Thursday 9th May. Continue reading