SCOTLAND SAYS NO TO BREXIT AS SNP SECURE HISTORIC WIN Renfrewshire and Scotland have voted emphatically to reject Brexit – with the SNP making history by achieving the country’s biggest ever victory at a European election and securing 3 MEPs.
The emphatic win means the SNP is on course to send Alyn Smith, Christian Allard and Aileen McLeod to the European Parliament.
The result signals a clear rejection of Ruth Davidson’s anti-independence message – with her party mat
THERESA MAY'S DEPARTURE WILL NOT SOLVE BREXIT CRISIS Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has renewed calls for a fresh referendum to put the decision back to the people on Brexit - following Theresa May's resignation statement.
The SNP have stated that the Tory leader's departure will not resolve the Brexit crisis, and warned the prospect of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister was "utterly horrifying" and raised the threat to Scotland. Gavin Newlands has
SCOTLAND "PAYING THE PRICE" OF TORY CIVIL WAR ON BREXIT Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfewshire North, has warned that Scotland is "paying the price" of the toxic Tory civil war over Brexit, which risks inflicting lasting harm on people’s living standards, public services and the economy in Scotland.
As Theresa May was hauled before the 1922 Committee, and Boris Johnson became the latest extreme Brexiteer to announce their bid for the Tory leadership, Newlands ur
RENFREWSHIRE FARMERS CAN’T TRUST TORY BREXIT Farmers in Renfrewshire have been “badly let down” by the Tories and food producers are suffering from ongoing Brexit uncertainty, SNP MP Gavin Newlands has said. Gavin Newlands said that the failure of the UK government to pass on money from the EU owed to Scotland underlined the danger of a Tory power-grab after Brexit. Scottish farmers receive £580 million annually through the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). The EU provid
A campaign to tackle violence against women has received a huge boost from betting shop customers in Renfrewshire and won backing from prominent local politicians. A record 1,054 punters across the region have pledged their support for White Ribbon Scotland, a charity which campaigns with men to end gender based violence. Betting shop staff from bookmakers William Hill, Ladbrokes, Coral and Paddy Power joined forces to encourage punters in Paisley, Renfrew, Johnstone and Linw
Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, is calling for an end to unfair charges at ATMs, particularly those in deprived areas. Last week in the House of Commons, Mr Newlands raised Ferguslie Park constituents concerns that the only 24-hour ATM in Ferguslie Park charges 95 pence per withdrawal, making routine access to cash expensive for people local to the area. It is not the only machine to charge in the area with another charging £1 per withdrawal. LINK i