Glasgow’s for Europe

Site Administrator/ May 9, 2019/ EU Elections 2019, SNP/ 0 comments

Glasgow is being dragged out of the European Union against our will.Despite 7 out of 10 Glaswegians voting to Remain, our votes have been ignored.All our efforts to be heard on Brexit have been met with a brick wall.Enough is enough.We need to send a clear message that we will not accept a Brexit process that silences our city, treats

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Investing in our city: Second SNP budget for Glasgow

Site Administrator/ February 28, 2019/ SNP/ 0 comments

Our second SNP budget is a historic one. It continues to set our vision for the city, and despite Labour leaving a £25 million black hole to cover equal pay, we’re still protecting local services.The SNP came to power to change the way Glasgow works. Our budget throws open the doors for greater community involvement. It allows us to invest

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The dangers of No Deal Brexit

Site Administrator/ October 15, 2018/ SNP/ 0 comments

The UK Government must immediately change course to mitigate against the worst impacts of Brexit, the SNP’s Michael Russell has said.  Mr Russell, the Scottish Constitutional Relations Secretary, comments come following confirmation that electricity trading arrangements with Europe will become less efficient, which could result in higher electricity prices if the UK leaves the EU without a withdrawal agreement or

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Refugee (Family Reunion) Bill

Site Administrator/ October 7, 2018/ SNP/ 0 comments

This year at the SNP’s Annual National Conference in Glasgow, Maryhill and Springburn branch raised a motion for conference to discuss. We recognise the pain refugees feel as they are forced from their homelands, only to be separated from some of their closest members of their family.The motion in full reads:-  Refugee (Family Reunion) Bill Conference welcomes the decision by

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Glasgow’s GROWING Places!

Site Administrator/ October 2, 2018/ SNP/ 0 comments

The SNP City Government have been continuing to show the real progress being made in the city as it unveiled the city’s economic trends over the past five years. It showed a halving of unemployment and an overall performance above the average for UK Core Cities. The council’s Neighbourhoods, Housing and Public Realm Committee was informed about these trends in

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Universal Credit: How the SNP is helping Glaswegians

Site Administrator/ September 22, 2018/ SNP/ 0 comments

Above: City Treasurer, and local member for Canal Ward, Cllr Allan Gow explains how the SNP City Goverment is preparing to help in Glasgow. Universal Credit – the UK government’s flagship welfare policy – is a new payment to replace several existing benefits, including housing benefit and child tax credits, with one single monthly payment. It’s now being rolled out

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Alex Neil MSP: Our NHS

Site Administrator/ March 14, 2018/ Events, SNP/ 0 comments

Alex Neil: OUR NHS Alex Neil, MSP and Former Minister for Health joined us to discuss the NHS and all the challenges it faces now and in the future. The eventing proved to be a fascinating discussion. In his talk, he explored various service management techniques currently employed overseas, and suggested methods of improvement of Scotland’s NHS in the immediate, medium

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Scotland & Brexit: Mike Russell

Site Administrator/ February 28, 2018/ SNP, Uncategorised/ 0 comments

Maryhill and Springburn SNP’s discussion nights continued with Mike Russell, Minister for Brexit on February 26th at Community Central Hall, Maryhill. Thanks to everyone who came along to the discussion with Mike Russell, Minister for Brexit. Joe Farrell, the branch member for Political Education, chaired the proceedings, which encompassed both Mike’s take on the BrExit proceedings and a question and answer session afterwards.

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First SNP Glasgow City Government Budget

Site Administrator/ February 28, 2018/ SNP, Uncategorised/ 0 comments

HISTORY IS MADE AS THE FIRST SNP BUDGET IS DELIVERED! On Thursday 22nd February, the annual Budget Report for Glasgow City Council was delivered by the City Treasurer, Councillor Allan Gow, from Canal Ward. This was the first by an administration that has a fresh approach and has fresh ideas. It will see an acceleration in the changes Glasgow voted for. You can

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Scottish Land Reform

Site Administrator/ January 8, 2018/ Events, SNP/ 0 comments

Demanding Scottish Land Reform – urban needs, land tax and community determination. Our series of Branch Discussion nights continued and this time we were joined by long time SNP activist and former MSP Rob Gibson. Rob was raised in Dennistoun, and now lives in Evanton. He attended university in Dundee from 1968, and there joined the student SNP club, Scottish

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