Pipeathon 2017 Hands Over £5800 to 3 Good Causes

Stuart McMillan MSP has celebrated the final tally of his Pipeathon charity fundraiser which saw him travel the length and breadth of Scotland fundraising for three very worthwhile charities. Stuart played the pipes at 42 football grounds from Cappielow to Hampden, in a gruelling cross-country dash last summer. The MSP raised a total of £5,800, […]

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Local MSP joins campaign to promote Safer Internet Day

INVERCLYDE PRIMARY SCHOOLS TO BE REMOVED FROM STRANGER SNAPCHAT SEARCH FOLLOWING SNP MSP PRESSURE SNP MSP Stuart McMillan has joined the campaign to boost internet safety for young people – after pressure from SNP MSPs Kevin Stewart and Gillian Martin led to Snapchat removing primary schools from their search function. Marking Safer Internet Day, Mr […]

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McMillan slams Tories for being in two-minds about Inverclyde

Last week, Greenock and Inverclyde MSP, Stuart McMillan, exposed the Scottish Conservatives as saying the proposed Scottish budget for 2018/19 is ‘too generous’ to Inverclyde. However, it seems regional Tory MSP for the West of Scotland, Jamie Greene, didn’t get the memo as he asked Stuart to vote against yesterday’s budget because it didn’t deliver […]

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£2.420M Budget Boost for Inverclyde

Inverclyde will receive an extra £2.420M funding under the revised budget proposals unveiled by Finance Secretary Derek Mackay. The budget boost comes as the Scottish Government confirmed that all local authorities will receive an above inflation increase in resource funding. The SNP budget will give Scots the best deal in the UK – with investment […]

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McMillan urges fuel retailers to publish their prices

Greenock and Inverclyde MSP, Stuart McMillan, is urging fuel retailers in Scotland to publish their petrol prices online as part of his Fair Fuel Inverclyde campaign. Mr McMillan believes that by publishing their unleaded and diesel prices for all of their garages across the country, consumers would be able to see for themselves the type […]

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Local MSP welcomes electric shock collar ban in Scotland

Greenock and Inverclyde MSP, Stuart McMillan, has welcomed the news that the use of electric shock collars for dogs will be banned in Scotland. The announcement came yesterday (Wednesday 24 January) from Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, Roseanna Cunningham MSP. Commenting, Stuart said: “A number of constituents have contacted me […]

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Local MSP Demands Action on Petrol Prices

Stuart McMillian MSP has again highlighted the high forecourt cost of fuel in Inverclyde. He said: “People in Inverclyde are paying too much for unleaded and diesel. In Edinburgh today, fuel is as much as 10p a litre cheaper than it is in Inverclyde – retailers are only prepared to price match locally, not nationally. […]

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McMillan encourages flu jab take up

SNP MSP Stuart McMillan has urged all eligible adults in Greenock and Inverclyde to take up the offer of a free flu vaccination. Everyone aged 65 and over, pregnant women and people at most risk of serious illness are offered the flu vaccination on the NHS. Flu rates in Scotland doubled in December with the […]

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Stuart McMillan pledges support for families across West Scotland raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people

Stuart McMillan MSP has pledged his support for Family Fund, the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people, and their commitment to increase the number of grants and services they provide to families. In Scotland, Family Fund supported 6,176 families with grants worth £2.9 million and […]

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SNP action connecting Scotland with superfast speed

Inverclyde is benefiting from increased roll-out of superfast broadband because of decisive Scottish Government action. Superfast broadband coverage in Inverclyde prior to the SNP Scottish Government’s intervention through the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme was at 79.70%. Following Scottish Government action, the percentage of premises with access to fibre broadband in Inverclyde is 96.20% – […]

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Inverclyde MSP calls on local entrepreneurs to enter chance to be crowned Scotland’s leading small business

Greenock and Inverclyde MSP Stuart McMillan is urging entrepreneurs and businesses in Inverclyde to enter the search for Scotland’s startup Business of the Year. Virgin Startup10: Scotland is open to startup businesses and entrepreneurs with the winner receiving ‘startup can’t buy prizes’ including mentoring and support from a leading Scottish law firm. The top ten […]

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