SNP SHIELDING GLASGOW RESIDENTS FROM TORY BEDROOM TAX

SNP MSP Sandra White has welcomed Scottish Government intervention to protect Glasgow residents from Tory welfare cuts. New figures show that 17,640 Discretionary Housing Payments (DHP) were made to those on low incomes in Glasgow between April and September this year. The total award value spent in Glasgow in this period was £11,089,805  - with … Continue reading SNP SHIELDING GLASGOW RESIDENTS FROM TORY BEDROOM TAX

ScotGov Announces Business Rates Relief for Bottle Recycling

First Minister announces support for shops tackling throwaway culture. Retailers required to accept the return of single-use drinks containers could qualify for rates relief, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said. In May, Ministers announced their plans for a Deposit Return Scheme which would see all shops that sell bottles or cans of drink reimburse customers … Continue reading ScotGov Announces Business Rates Relief for Bottle Recycling

SANDRA WHITE MSP WELCOMES NEW FUNDING FOR CARE EXPERIENCED YOUNG PEOPLE

Sandra White has welcomed news that care experienced young people in Glasgow will benefit from £2,404,800 of funding.  The Scottish Government announced today (Friday) that the Care Experienced Children and Young People fund would increase from £8 million to £12 million in this academic year.  The fund is designed to support the educational attainment of young … Continue reading SANDRA WHITE MSP WELCOMES NEW FUNDING FOR CARE EXPERIENCED YOUNG PEOPLE

Glasgow Cycle and Walking Plans Boosted With ScotGov Funding

GLASGOW TO BENEFIT FROM £27 MILLION ACTIVE TRAVEL FUND SNP MSP Sandra White has welcomed news that Glasgow will be one of the first communities to benefit from a £27 million fund to improve cycling and walking routes. Design of North City Way, Glasgow (Glasgow City Council) PFE is funding the design of the North … Continue reading Glasgow Cycle and Walking Plans Boosted With ScotGov Funding