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Outrage As Stirling Tory MP Votes To Take Powers Away From Scottish Parliament

UK power grab
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DSG Operation in MOD Forthside

An open letter by SNP Councillor Alison Laurie
Last Thursday was an upsetting day for the many employees and their families who have experienced a redundancy as a result of Babcock closing their DSG operation in MOD Forthside. In a bitter irony, this was done on the same day as Heads of Terms for the Stirling City region deal were signed just along the road at the Engine Shed.

The service employed 56 people. These were highly skilled jobs, and almost 50 of them have now been made redundant. 

Yes, this was a decision made by Babcock Intl – a private company looking to further profits – but it came as the result of decisions made by the Tory Government to decommission MOD Forthside. 

In a press release, dated 7 September 2017, Stirling’s Tory MP Stephen Kerr boasted that he was “saving our jobs at Forthside”. 

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SNP Councillor Condemns Tory MP’S Defence Of Rape Clause

Maureen Bennison

Bannockburn SNP Councillor Maureen Bennison, has condemned Stirling’s Tory MP Stephen Kerr over twitter comments he made defending the disgraceful Tory ‘Rape Clause’. Measures brought in by the Tory Government at Westminster mean that women may only claim child support tax credits for a third or subsequent child if they […]

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Lack of Contact with UK Government, Letting Down Constituents

Cllr Scott Farmer
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SNP Councillor Criticises Stirling MP Position on Syrian Airstrikes

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Tory Government Reneges on Promise for Stirling

Bruce Crawford voiced concern
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Questions Raised About Tory MP’s Enquiry On Christian Refugees

Stephen Kerr
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SNP MP Calls Out Stirling Tory Hypocrisy On Universal Credit

Halt Universal Credit in Stirling

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.

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Working Hard to Invest in our Local Services and our Local Communities

Cllr Alison Laurie
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Vehicle Activated Signs On Pike Road Following SNP Councillor’s Consultation With Community

Alison stands in front of the newly deployed sign
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