Scottish Budget reveals SNP tax bombshell for East Renfrewshire


Today's Scottish Budget has seen The Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Derek McKay MSP, alter the rates of Income Tax bands for Scottish taxpayers.


The changes see the higher and top rate of tax bands increased by 1% to 41% and 46% respectively.


Pavement Repairs secured by MSP and MP

Terrific news for the elderly residents of Strawhill Court, Clarkston as East Renfrewshire Council have repaired hazardous defects on the pavement at Strawhill Road following repeated enquiries from the local MSP and MP.


Queen's Nurse Appointed in East Renfrewshire

It was great to be able to welcome the news that East Renfrewshire residents Hilary Alba, Kate McConville and Anne Burns have been awarded the title of Queen's Nurses. I have put an Early Day Motion in at Parliament so as the House of Commons can recognise this amazing achievement.


Masterton raises broadband access concerns with UK Government


East Renfrewshire MP, Paul Masterton, has raised the concerns of local residents about broadband connectivity in Eaglesham and Uplawmoor with UK Government Minister, The Rt Hon Matt Hancock, who is Minister of State for Digital in the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.