SNP Councillor, and Convener of Education on Stirling Council, Susan McGill has welcomed budgetary announcements from Derek MacKay last week that continue to invest in closing the attainment gap in local schools.
Stirling SNP Councillor, Susan McGill, has renewed SNP calls for Alastair Majury to resign from Stirling Council in light of comments made by Scottish Tory Leader Ruth Davidson.
With pupils across the country preparing to go back to school, 3,867 in the Stirling area will be eligible for free school meals this year.
Education Secretary, John Swinney has announced today that an additional £45 million in Scottish Government funding to local authorities in order to close the attainment gap in Scottish schools.
Whilst the SNP Government here in Scotland is working to deliver fair pay to the public sector on limited resources, our local Tory Member of Parliament is using his time in the Commons to block fair pay for nurses.
“Given his history of hatred and extremist views, Councillor Majury must stand down from Stirling Council immediately. Sectarian hatred and bigotry have no place representing our local communities – if he doesn’t resign, the Tories must sack him.”
The Scottish National Party have this week announced their candidates for Stirling North and Stirling West.
This year, voters will return to polling stations to elect a new Administration to run Stirling Council’s local services. Currently, the local authority is run by a Tory/Labour coalition.