Councillor MacLaren welcomes Book Week Scotland

“Book Week Scotland is an annual celebration of books and reading and runs between the 16th and 22nd November,” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest).

As part of Scottish Book Trust’s annual writing project people all over Scotland were asked to submit true stories inspired by this year’s theme, Future.  Every day we cast ourselves into the future, imagining what’s next in our lives. We tell ourselves stories about where we’ll go and with who, or reflect on how the past has shaped us. For many of us, the future represents opportunity and gives us hope that we can make positive change for our loved ones, our communities or ourselves. 

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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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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