The dangers of No Deal Brexit

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 […]

Refugee (Family Reunion) Bill

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 […]

Glasgow’s GROWING Places!

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 […]

Universal Credit: How the SNP is helping Glaswegians

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. […]

Alex Neil MSP: Our NHS

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 […]

Scotland & Brexit: Mike Russell

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 […]

Scottish Land Reform

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 […]