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Rollout Of Universal Credit Is Hurting, Not Helping

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What Has The Scottish Government Ever Done For Us? SNP MP Highlights How Devolution Has Benefitted Stirling

SNP MP Tommy Sheppard took part in a Westminster Hall debate this week (Tuesday) on Devolution in Scotland.

The Edinburgh MP – who is the SNP Spokesperson on the Cabinet Office, Scotland Office, and House of Lords – took part in the debate and highlighted how the Stirling Constituency had specifically benefitted from Scottish Government policies what did not exist in the rest of the UK.

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Stirling MP Must Back Reducing House Of Lords, Not Democracy

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Stirling Tories Torn Apart By Offensive Councillor Majury / Davies Saga

It has been revealed that the local Stirling Conservative Party is torn apart following the recent readmission of shamed Tory Councillors, Alastair Majury and Robert Davies who had been revealed as Twitter trolls having authored a number of seriously offensive Tweets.

It is understood that both were required by Tory HQ to offer an official apology at the latest meeting of the full Council – where Councillor Davies refused to do so and resigned from the party.

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Babcock’s Hand Forced By Ministry Of Defence On Relocation And Threat To Local Jobs

Bruce Crawford voiced concern

It has been revealed that the decision by the Ministry of Defence to close the Forthside Barracks by 2022 has led to Babcock’s move to bring forward their plans to relocate the DSG operation in Stirling.
Stirling’s MSP Bruce Crawford has held urgent talks with representatives of Babcock International over these proposals – where the UK Government’s 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) was discussed.

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Crawford: Foreign Office Must Be Clear About Travel Risks For Dubai

Stirling’s MSP Bruce Crawford has written a further letter to the Foreign Secretary following conversations with Detained in Dubai, an organisation dedicated to protecting human rights at the hands of legal authorities in the United Arab Emirates, about the case involving Jamie Harron from Stirling.

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Bruce Crawford October 2017 Newsletter

Bruce Crawford voiced concern
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Crawford Welcomes Council Commitment On “Sma’ Vennel” Anti-Social Behaviour

Stirling’s MSP, Bruce Crawford, has welcomed a response from Stirling Council that has indicated a multi-department approach to addressing the problems facing the small vennel that connects Baker Street to Spittal Street in Stirling’s city centre.

Mr Crawford wrote to Stirling Council after being approached by a number of residents who raised their serious concerns that anti-social behaviour is rife in the vennel. Reports have included: public urination, drug taking and supply, lewd conduct, defecation, and threatening behaviour.

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MSP Encourages Stirling Communities To Apply To £6m Rural Tourism Fund

SNP MSP Bruce Crawford is calling on local groups in the Stirling area to apply to the Scottish Government’s new Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund.

The Scottish Government announced the new £6m fund in response to the tourism boom across rural Scotland, and the money will be invested over the course of two years (2018/19 and 2019/20) to help ensure the services and facilities tourists and communities need are provided.

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Aberfoyle Flooding: SNP Committed To Rectifying The Mistakes Of Previous Tory-Led Administration

The SNP have said that they are committed to ensuring that proper funding is sought to combat flooding in the Aberfoyle area.

Funding from the Scottish Government is available for large scale projects such as permanent flood prevention measures. However it is for local authorities to apply for such investment.

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