A wee reminder that the next City of Stirling SNP Branch meeting is tonight Wednesday 15 August 2018 at 7.30pm in Stirling High School
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.
Stirling SNP MSP Bruce Crawford was joined by SNP MEP for Scotland, Alyn Smith, and Stirling SNP activists in speaking to local Stirling residents about Brexit this week.
Councillor Maureen Bennison, Equalities spokesperson for Stirling Council SNP Group, has condemned Stirling Council Conservative Group Leader – who is also Chief of Staff to Stephen Kerr MP – for his admission that he is “proud of Universal Credit”.
The SNP / Labour Administration on Stirling Council has formally disbanded the Broadband Delivery Group (BDG), following complaints raised about the conduct of the Chair, Tory Councillor Jeremy McDonald.
By Steven Paterson former MP for Stirling
In the end, the EU Summit was a bit of a damp squib with no real progress on Brexit to note. And this is remarkable, now that it is over two years since the referendum and with a deal, if there is to be one, requiring to be agreed by October in order to allow its ratification in EU member states.
It seems the gravity of what is at stake is lost by a public long since bored to tears by the glacial rate of progress on the technicalities and intricacies of this issue.
Yet Brexit has enormous ramifications for the economy and jobs in this country, and the UK’s fantastical position is to persist with the obvious pretence that everything will be alright on its own. This is taking complacency to a staggering and unbelievably irresponsible degree. Reports from EU countries like Ireland now indicate that preparations for a no deal Brexit are being stepped up by the EU27, who despair at a UK Government which simply cannot get its act together. It seems utterly incredible that facing the biggest constitutional change in decades, the government charged with delivering a Brexit deal cannot even participate in meaningful negotiations as yet because it has still not finalised its own position a full two years into the process.
Today saw thousands turn out in Stirling to march for Independence from Kings Park to the Bannockburn Battlefield monument. Anger at the Power Grab at Devolution by Westminster only went to ensure even more feet on the streets on this colourful and peaceful march which though not organised or directly […]
SNP MSP Bruce Crawford has hailed Scotland’s Schools for the Future school building programme for investing £9.5 million in local schools in the Stirling area.
Local MSP Bruce Crawford has welcomed the SNP Scottish Government’s move in extending their home energy efficiency programme to the Stirling area.
Families across the Stirling area will benefit from almost £1 billion of Scottish Government investment in free childcare, SNP MSP Bruce Crawford has said.