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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Local MSP opens Boots store at Port Glasgow

MSP for Greenock and Inverclyde, Stuart McMillan, helped officially open the new Boots store in the Clydebuilt Shopping Park, Port Glasgow. The Boots store opened at 9am today, with the official opening taking place at 10.30am. Commenting at the opening, Mr McMillan said: “I’m delighted that Boots have opened up shop at Port Glasgow’s Clydebuilt […]

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Stuart McMillan MSP welcomes supreme court minimum pricing ruling

POLICY WILL HELP IMPROVE SCOTLAND’S RELATIONSHIP WITH ALCOHOL SNP MSP for Greenock and Inverclyde has welcomed the UK Supreme Court’s ruling that the Scottish Government’s minimum unit pricing policy is legal, allowing the legislation to proceed as part of efforts to improve Scotland’s damaging relationship with alcohol. The policy was passed by the Scottish Parliament […]

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Local MSP shows support for I:DEAS financial inclusion service

Greenock and Inverclyde MSP Stuart McMillan recently met with Gillian Whyte, I:DEAS’ Financial Inclusion Development Officer, to discuss the operation of this new service locally. I:DEAS stands for ‘Inverclyde Delivering Effective Advice and Support’ and provides a truly holistic service to empower people to access the financial support they require. Each participant will have an […]

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Pipeathon 2017 auction goes live

Stuart McMillan MSP’s Pipeathon 2017 auction hosted by McTears Auctioneers is now live and accepting bids. The Greenock and Inverclyde MSP, who is also Holyrood’s ‘Parliamentary Piper’, piped at all 42 senior Scottish football clubs over the course of five days this summer. Numerous clubs donated signed strips – along with some other exclusive items, […]

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McMillan invites MSPs to participate in Pipeathon auction

Greenock and Inverclyde MSP Stuart McMillan invites his fellow MSPs to help raise funds for charity by getting involved in his Pipeathon online auction which launches next week. Stuart’s #Pipeathon17 saw him pipe at all 42 senior Scottish football clubs this summer who donated signed strips – along with some other exclusive items, including match […]

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Education Bill Consultation launched

DECISIONS TO BE MADE AS CLOSE TO PUPILS AS POSSIBLE SNP MSP Stuart McMillan is encouraging anyone with an interest in the future of education in Scotland to contribute to the Scottish Government’s new consultation on the Education (Scotland) Bill. The Bill guarantees new powers for head teachers and ensures that young people and parents […]

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McMillan Highlights NHS Inform During FMQs

Stuart McMillan, Greenock and Inverclyde MSP, today asked Nicola Sturgeon during First Minister’s Questions (FMQs) what action the Scottish Government is taking to ensure that people are not misled by fake medical information online, and raised awareness of ‘NHS Inform’. Mr McMillan was compelled to ask the First Minister about this following reports that Macmillan […]

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McMillan rebukes Labour’s attack of NHS

Greenock and Inverclyde MSP, Stuart McMillan, spoke in Parliament today to support our local NHS following the Audit Scotland annual report into the health service’s performance. The Audit Scotland report recognises the innovative work being done to tackle delayed discharge, integrate health and social care, and embed realistic medicine by the SNP Government whilst also […]

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Business Bonus benefitting local companies in Inverclyde

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT SCHEME SUPPORTS INVERCLYDE BUSINESSES WITH RATES RELIEF The Scottish Government’s Small Business Bonus scheme has helped to support 1,063 businesses in Inverclyde this year – with the new figures proving once again the SNP Scottish Government’s commitment to local jobs and communities, SNP MSP for Greenock and Inverclyde has said. Across Scotland, the […]

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