Thursday 4th May people in Renfrewshire will like many thousands
of others across Scotland cast their ballot for their local
In 2012 people across
Renfrewshire voted for a Labour administration and since then
Labour has made significant improvements across Renfrewshire.
In 2012 Renfrewshire Labour
made 50 pledges to the people of Renfrewshire and we are pleased
to report that the trust you placed in us has resulted in each
of those 50 pledges being fulfilled. You can see details of
delivered pledges by clicking
here. You can also find details of our candidates for
each ward by clicking here.
Despite meeting these pledges
Labour know that more can and must be done. We will shortly be
publishing our manifesto for the Council elections in May with
our vision for Renfrewshire for 2017 to 2022.
Earlier this month, the SNP Scottish Government announced plans
to seek a second referendum on the issue of Scottish
independence less than three years after the people of Scotland
gave a firm No to such a proposal.
not believe it is in the interests of Scotland to pursue a
further divisive referendum or seek separation from the rest of
the UK, our biggest trading partners. To do so would compound
the economic uncertainties which Brexit will create for Scottish
families and Scottish businesses and which would still leave
Scotland outside the E.U. in a much weakened position if
applying for E.U. membership.
pushing for a second independence referendum the SNP have
exposed their desire for separation at any cost. Scottish
Labour this week have published a report detailing a decade of
division which has been caused by the SNPs focus on separation
and the damaging impact that this has had on Scotlandís public
Nationalists have been in power in Scotland for ten years and in
The gap between the richest and rest in our schools has
Seven out of eight key health targets are not being met.
Our police service faces a funding shortfall of almost
Rail passengers have faced cancellations, delays and
overcrowding on a daily basis.
Labour in Renfrewshire and Labour in Scotland believes that
together we're stronger. If you agree then join the fight
against a divisive second independence referendum and sign our
all the things Labour can be proud of achieving in government,
the one that towers above the rest is our National Health
Nearly 70 years ago, a Labour government set up the NHS based on
patient need, not the ability the pay. It is doubtless that
anyone here in Renfrewshire has not called on the NHS when they
or someone they care for needed medical help.
now, after a decade of an SNP Government at Holyrood, our health
service is in distress.
a result of the SNPís mismanagement NHS Greater Glasgow and
Clyde are proposing to close the paediatric ward at the RAH and
move children's in patient care to either Yorkhill or the Royal
Hospital for Children at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
Renfrewshire Labour has been actively involved in setting up and
supporting the campaigns to keep these services based locally
hospitals where they are needed the most. We will fight every
day to protect our NHS: it is in our DNA.
Labour proudly supports Paisley's bid to become the UK City of
Culture in 2021 with a £56m plan to create a national museum of
textile and design.
The bid focuses on promoting the town's historic textile and
weaving industries, which created the Paisley Shawl and the
famous Paisley Pattern.
Labour run Renfrewshire Council is spearheading efforts to
secure City of Culture status for Paisley.
The authority believes the regeneration of the town's culture
sector could help support 250 new jobs and bring £88m to the
Council leader Mark Macmillan said: "Paisley was once at the
heart of the global textile industry and by connecting that
heritage to the future through a new transformed museum, we aim
to bring the world to Paisley. The museum will become the
cultural, social and economic heart of the town. It will be
transformed for tourists and local families alike, and be the
base for extensive community outreach supporting weaving,
natural history, science and nature."
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