Councillor MacLaren welcomes increase in postal voting

“It was important to encourage postal voting at the recent election due to the current covid restrictions and the need to keep voters safe,” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest) commenting on a report highlighting a rise in postal voting at the last election.

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Councillors welcome re-opening of White Cart footbridge

“This is great news, seeing this pedestrian footbridge come back into life and helping develop new links across the White Cart,” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest) commenting on a report to the council’s Infrastructure, Land and Economy board.

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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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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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