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Extra food bank funds agreed after introduction of Universal Credit

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Renfrewshire Councillors have approved £30,000 funding to Renfrewshire Food Bank to reduce the impact of Universal Credit. The proposals to give the food bank the money over a three year period were agreed at a meeting…
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MP TO CHALLENGE DISGRACED HELMS DIRECTOR IN TV DEBATE

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Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, is scheduled to go head to head with Robert Skillen, the disgraced director of the now liquidated company HELMS. Skillen and HELMS are accused of miss-selling thousands of solar panels…

More pupils going back to newly built or refurbished schools

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Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has wished all those pupils returning or attending school for the first time all the best as the new academic term begins. Pupils across Renfrewshire returned to school in Renfrewshire…

Gavin Newlands MP celebrates Nurses’ Day 2018

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Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has celebrated the work of nursing staff in the UK and around the world at an event in the UK Parliament. At the event in parliament, Gavin Newlands MP, met frontline nurses as part…

Gavin Newlands MP challenges David Davis MP over UK custom arrangement with EU

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Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has challenged the UK Government’s Secretary of State for Brexit to confirm whether he will be the next UK Government minister to resign if the Prime Minister pursues a customs arrangement…

Gavin Newlands MP shows his support for Christian Aid Week

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Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has attended a Christian Aid Big Brekkie event in Parliament to show his support for Christian Aid Week which is taking place from the 13th to 19th of May. This year Christian Aid…

Gavin Newlands MP visits Community Hub

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Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has visited an innovative facility in Renfrewshire to find out about the work they’re doing to keep local people safe. The Renfrewshire Community Safety Partnership Hub is a partnership…

Gavin Newlands MP speaks in Parliament debate on Syria

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Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has used a speech in Westminster to strongly criticise the Prime Minister for failing to secure a parliamentary approval before following President Trump in launching airstrikes in Syria…

Gavin Newlands MP praises work of RAMH

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Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has used part of his Easter recess to meet with the staff at RAMH (Recovery Across Mental Health), in Paisley.   Mr Newlands recently met with Stephen McLellan from RAMH to…

Gavin Newlands MP encourages people to go Fair Trade this Easter

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Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has urged constituents to buy Fair Trade Easter eggs this year and show their support for farmers in developing countries. Last week, Mr Newlands met with the staff of Rainbow Turtle…