SNP in Government

What has the SNP Government delivered for Renfrewshire? 1,877 new affordable homes built in Renfrewshire since 2007. £1.5m from the Government’s Town Centre Fund announced in April now being spent on new lights and CCTV in Robertson Park and re-purposing empty shops in our town centre. Protected free prescriptions as costs rise to £9 in … Continue reading SNP in Government

Mackay Urges Constituents Not to Leave Dogs in Hot Cars This Summer

SNP MSP Derek Mackay is urging Renfrewshire’s dog owners not to leave their pets in hot cars this summer. Mr Mackay is highlighting research undertaken by Dogs Trust which shows that almost people believe it is ok to leave a dog in a car if counter-measures are taken, such as leaving a window open or … Continue reading Mackay Urges Constituents Not to Leave Dogs in Hot Cars This Summer

Mackay welcomes new Scottish Child Poverty Benefit

Renfrewshire North & West MSP Derek Mackay has welcomed the announcement of a new benefit to target child poverty. Eligible families will receive £10 a week for every child under 16, with introduction for under sixes starting by early 2021. The Scottish Child Payment will give more immediate support to eligible families who need it … Continue reading Mackay welcomes new Scottish Child Poverty Benefit

Nearly 2,000 new affordable homes built in last decade

Derek Mackay MSP has welcomed Scottish Government figures which show nearly 2,000 new affordable homes have been built in Renfrewshire over the last decade. Since the SNP came to power in 2007, 1,877 new affordable homes, including 1,583 for social rent, have been delivered locally. The figures are part of a £3.3 billion policy to … Continue reading Nearly 2,000 new affordable homes built in last decade