New information revealed in an FOI request has shown that Tory MP for Stirling has failed to meet with key UK government ministers about Brexit since June last year – leaving Stirling voiceless at Westminster as we head closer to the looming disaster of Brexit.
Stirling SNP Councillor Alison Laurie has hit out at Tory MP for Stirling, Stephen Kerr, who has backed Theresa May’s decision to conduct airstrikes without consulting Parliament first.
The Tory Government has reneged on a promise to hand over the land at MOD Forthside to Stirling Council once the Army Barracks have been decommissioned
Stirling SNP Councillor Susan McGill has raised concerns regarding a recent question put to the Home Office by Stirling Tory MP Stephen Kerr on the number of Christians granted refuge in the UK from war-torn Syria and Iraq.
SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire South Mhairi Black called out the Prime Minister for constantly defending the broken Universal Credit system – citing calls from Stirling Tory Councillors for Stirling Council to commit £600 million over the next three years to mitigate against the impact it is having on vulnerable people.
As Finance Spokesperson for the SNP group on Stirling Council, I was delighted that the SNP partnership Administration’s budget was unanimously voted through at the Council Budget meeting last week.
SNP Councillor for Stirling East Alison Laurie has praised the work of Stirling Council officials in installing Vehicle Activated Signs along the Pike Road which are now operational.
Three pilot services were introduced in December 2017 as a response to consultation responses in rural areas.
Stirling’s Council Leader, Scott Farmer, has welcomed the Scottish Government’s commitment to doubling the available funding for city deals at the recent Draft Budget announcement last month.
Leader of Stirling Council, SNP Councillor Scott Farmer, has written to the Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke, calling for the rollout of Universal Credit to be halted.
Universal Credit was introduced in Stirling in June last year and a report from the Council has shown that council house and housing association rent arrears have increased significantly, there has been a sharp increase in the number of crisis grants awarded to struggling families and individuals, and food bank referrals have increased.