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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Cllr MacLaren welcomes ‘Missing Shares’ pilot project

“One of the biggest problems for owners in traditional tenements is when other owners are either unwilling or unable to pay their share of any repairs,” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest), regarding an update on the Missing Shares pilot project run by Renfrewshire Council.

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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 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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