Gavin Newlands MP is supporting a campaigning charity’s call on deaf Renfrewshire residents to share their experiences about accessing health services. The Scottish Government’s new Health and Social Care Standards and British Sign Language (BSL) National Plan both aim to improve the accessibility of health services for people in Renfrewshire who are Deaf or hard of hearing.
The charity is urging local residents who are Deaf or have hearing loss to complete a short survey t
To mark Living Wage Week which is currently taking place, Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has called on the Tory UK Government to take action to bring their ‘fake’ National Living Wage up to the level of the Real Living Wage to make a real difference. The UK Government’s so called ‘National Living Wage’ of £7.50 only applies to those over 25, and is currently nearly £1 an hour lower than the Real Living Wage. With those under the age of 25 entitled
Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has spoken out on the dangers that Brexit may cause to the ability of the police authorities to tackle serious crimes like human trafficking, terrorism, drug dealing and prostitution. The Member for Paisley and Renfrewshire North today challenged David Davis MP, Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, to guarantee that the UK will continue to be a member of Europol following Brexit. Mr Newlands serves on the UK Parliam
On Wednesday 1 November the Speaker of the House of Commons, the Rt Hon John Bercow MP, the Director General of The Royal British Legion, and over 90 Members of Parliament raced alongside serving members of The Armed Forces on an exercise bike to raise money for The Royal British Legion’s annual Poppy Appeal. The 12 hour bike ride was held from 08:00 to 20:00 in Portcullis House, Parliament and aimed to raise money for the Legion’s national Poppy Appeal. Gavin Newlands MP rep
SNP MP Gavin Newlands has today urged the Prime Minister to commit to long-term sustainable funding for women refuge centres, in order to ensure that all women and children have somewhere safe to go when fleeing domestic violence. The call for change in the UK government's current strategy comes on the same day the government plans to publish its first report detailing progress towards ratifying the Istanbul Convention on violence against women – brought forward through a Pri