Stirling SNP Councillor Alison Laurie is calling on Stirling Tory MP Stephen Kerr to support LGBT+ charities – following revelations of at least two charities who have reached out to every MP in Scotland that Mr Kerr has not supported.
The SNP/Labour Administration on Stirling Council have agreed to increase the amount that is granted to eligible school children for school uniforms from £50 to £130.
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”.
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.
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.
Stirling Council will receive an extra £2,818,000 funding under the revised budget proposals unveiled by Finance Secretary Derek Mackay.
The budget boost comes as the Scottish Government confirmed that all local authorities will receive an above-inflation increase in resource funding.
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.
Stirling SNP has called on Stirling’s Tory MP, Stephen Kerr, to support its calls to abandon the current UK Government policy of reducing the number of MPs that Scotland elects to Westminster.
News has broken that disgraced Tory Councillors on Stirling Council have been reinstated following their suspension for offensive and abusive online activity.
The ‘Great Repeal Bill’ has been heavily criticised as a ‘Westminster Power Grab’ as it offers no further powers to the Scottish Parliament.