SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, Gavin Newlands, has pledged his backing for Carers Week which begins next Monday, by committing to support local carers across Renfrewshire. Gavin Newlands MP has signed up to the Carers Week pledge to take carer friendly action – highlighting the tireless work of the 6.5 million unpaid carers across the UK and offering them any support they need. There are an estimated 788,000 unpaid carers across Scotland – with 44,000 of them unde
Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has spoken in a debate in the UK Parliament to highlight the real experiences of carers in the UK. A debate took place in Parliament to coincide with Carers Week and was an opportunity to thank carers for the contribution that they make to society, as well as discuss the challenges that carers face on a daily basis. Mr Newlands called on the UK Government to do more to help carers, including matching the SNP Scottish Gove
Gavin Newlands MP today pledged his support to carers across Renfrewshire as part of the national Carers Week 2016 awareness campaign, which runs from 6-12th June. There are 6.5 million people in the UK who care for a partner, relative or friend, of which 9,281 carers are in Paisley and Renfrewshire North. The seven charities driving Carers Week 2016 are calling on individuals, organisations and services throughout the country to improve the lives of carers by building ‘Carer
Gavin Newlands, the MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has finalised plans for his thirteenth and final constituency surgery – announcing that he will hold a monthly surgery specifically aimed at supporting carers in Renfrewshire Carers Centre. Gavin Newlands MP unveiled his schedule of constituency surgeries in August and, after meeting with Diane Goodman and Christine Melville from Renfrewshire Carers Centre, the local MP is pleased to announce that a surgery will be he
Gavin Newlands, the Member of Parliament for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has today – on the first day of Carers Week 2015 – lodged an Early Day Motion (EDM) that celebrates the 759,000 carers in Scotland and has called on the UK Government to scrap their plans for a further £12 billion of ‘callous cuts’ to the welfare budget. Carers Week 2015, running between 8th and 14th June, recognises and celebrates the selfless commitment and care that Carers provide for loved ones.