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.
SNP MSP Bruce Crawford joined commuters across Scotland to do the Daily Mile challenge on Friday (6 April) and put a spring in their step on National Walk to Work Day.
SNP MSP Bruce Crawford has joined the campaign to boost internet safety for young people – after pressure from SNP MSPs Kevin Stewart and Gillian Martin led to Snapchat removing primary schools from their search function.
Local MSP Bruce Crawford has encouraged the local authority in Stirling to consider applying for a share in the £1 million fund to improve and upgrade school libraries in the local area.
Stirling MSP Bruce Crawford has highlighted the service that Skills Development Scotland (SDS) provides to both pupils and parents after the results of National, Higher, and Advanced Higher exams are released.
Following a BBC investigation Steven Paterson MP has sought urgent reassurance from Stirling Council about the news that three public-private partnership (PPP) schools in Stirling have been judged to be unsafe. The schools affected in Stirling are St Modans, Wallace High School and Balfron High School.
This week, local Stirling MP Steven Paterson will be delivering information packs on Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) to all schools across the Stirling area.
The information packs, produced by the HMD Trust, are designed to help promote HMD and educate young people on the importance of marking the anniversary of the liberation of Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau – the site of the largest mass murder in history.
SNP Group Leader on Stirling Council, Councillor Scott Farmer added:
“This is a gargantuan amount of money to have taken from precious Council resources. The Tories invented PFI and Labour continued to champion these contracts. The total bill will cost the Stirling taxpayer at least £15 million every year for the next two decades – money that would be better spent vital services such as social care, roads maintenance, and education.
“It is high time Labour and the Tories owned up to their mistakes and apologised for their credit card economics.”
In a parliamentary question to the Deputy Leader of the House, Stirling MP Steven Paterson highlighted the structural issues found in Balfron High School recently and called for a parliamentary debate on what he referred to as “the great PFI swindle”. During his question, Mr Paterson said: “Balfron High School in […]
At Thursday (19th May) night’s Meeting of the Full Council, Stirling SNP Councillors put forward proposals for a comprehensive and independent inquiry into structural failings at Balfron High School. The calls come after a number of issues with the PFI procured high school has resulted in sections of the building […]