Mhairi Black to Young People: Don’t let the Tories leave you behind

A vote for the SNP is a vote to stand up for young people against the Tories, Mhairi Black has said, she urged young voters to use their voice in this Thursday’s election. Continue reading

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Mhairi Black: ‘Only the SNP will stand up for Family Incomes’

The SNP candidate for Paisley & Renfrewshire South, Mhairi Black, has urged voters across Paisley & Renfrewshire South to unite behind the SNP this Thursday in order to prevent an ‘unprecedented’ assault by the Tory Government on the incomes of pensioners and working families. Continue reading

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Mhairi Black backs SFHA Five-Point Plan for Welfare Reform

“The SFHA campaign raises some important issues about the impact of welfare reform on social housing in Scotland,” said SNP candidate for Paisley & Renfrewshire South, Mhairi Black, commenting on the five-point plan raised by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA). Continue reading

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Mhairi Black welcomes Volunteers Week Scotland

“This is an important time to celebrate the work of volunteers and the organisations that they support,” said SNP candidate for Paisley & Renfrewshire South, Mhairi Black. Continue reading

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Mhairi Black highlights research into Benefit Sanctions

“This research highlights why my private member’s bill to limit the impact of benefit sanctions was so important,” said SNP candidate for Paisley & Renfrewshire South, Mhairi Black, commenting on new research from Glasgow University Urban Researcher Dr David Webster which states that benefit sanctions have heaped more acute pressure on welfare claimants than any policy since the abolition of the workhouse. Continue reading

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Mhairi Black tells the Tories to pay up for Scotland’s Emergency Services

“This is disgraceful, the Tories are deliberately withholding funding for Scotland’s emergency services,” said Mhairi Black, SNP candidate for Paisley & Renfrewshire South. Continue reading

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Mhairi Black condemns Tory “Austerity Max”

Tory manifesto policies exposed as continued cuts and no investment

The Institute for Fiscal Studies has confirmed that the Tories are planning five more years of “austerity max” with continued cuts to public sector spending, and more cruel cuts to welfare. Continue reading

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