Two Inverclyde groups benefit from Climate Change Fund

Stuart McMillan MSP has welcomed the news that two Inverclyde groups have received a share of almost £300,000 in Scottish Government funding for 2019-2021. Inverclyde Association for Mental Health and Belville Community Garden Trust have been awarded £185,316 and £149,791 from the latest round of the Climate Challenge Fund, respectively. Inverclyde Association for Mental Health, […]

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Stuart McMillan MSP backs Marie Curie Great Daffodil Appeal

Stuart McMillan MSP lent his support to Marie Curie’s big fundraising appeal month, the Great Daffodil Appeal, at an event at Scottish Parliament recently. Meeting with staff and volunteers from Marie Curie, the Greenock and Inverclyde MSP was interested to hear about care and support provided to people living with terminal illness in Scotland. Marie […]

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Stuart McMillan MSP lodges Industrial Diseases Bill

Today, Stuart McMillan MSP lodged his Proposed Recovery of Medical Costs for Industrial Disease (Scotland) Bill, which aims to enable Scottish Ministers to recover, from the party responsible for causing an industrial disease, certain costs incurred by the NHS in providing care and treatment to those suffering from that disease. The Greenock and Inverclyde SNP […]

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Inverclyde MSP supports Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

This week, Stuart McMillan MSP for Greenock and Inverclyde is joining Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust in raising awareness about how women can reduce their risk of cervical cancer. In the UK, over 3,200 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year – yet it is one of the only cancers that is preventable. Cervical screening […]

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Mental Health Minister visits Mind Mosaic

On Wednesday 9 January, the Minister for Mental Health, Clare Haughey MSP, visited Mind Mosaic’s Children and Family Therapies Service at the request of Greenock and Inverclyde MSP, Stuart McMillan. The visit came about after Stuart visited Mind Mosaic’s premises at Ladyburn Business Centre in October last year, as he wrote to the Minister about […]

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Local MSP hosts Ocean Youth Trust Scotland in Parliament

Stuart McMillan MSP for Greenock and Inverclyde hosted Greenock-based youth work charity, Ocean Youth Trust Scotland (OYTS), in the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday evening for an event to celebrate the success of their On Course with Cashback programme. OYTS offer residential sailing voyages to young people aged 12-25 to realise their true potential, and are […]

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McMillan Meets with St Andrew’s First Aid

Greenock and Inverclyde MSP, Stuart McMillan, has praised the volunteers who give freely of their time to support the St Andrew’s First Aid Inverclyde Company. Mr McMillan was able to meet with the Inverclyde Company last week and learn more about St Andrew’s First Aid. Speaking after the visit, Stuart said: “I really commend the […]

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Applications open for Community Connect Funding

Stuart McMillan MSP is encouraging local groups to apply for Scotmid’s next round of Community Connect Funding to be in with the chance of receiving up to £15,000. This funding initiative enables Scotmid members to give back to their communities by allowing them to vote for three Good Cause Groups from Scotmid’s West Member Region, […]

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Local MSP supports Marie Curie baking challenge

Stuart McMillan MSP for Greenock and Inverclyde joined over 150 people at a special event celebrating terminal illness charity Marie Curie’s latest fundraiser on Wednesday 20 June 2018. The Blooming Great Garden Party held at Edinburgh’s Holyrood Park saw MSPs, volunteers and supporters join celebrations for the Blooming Great Tea Party campaign. The charity is […]

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Tory welfare cuts behind rise in food bank use

Stuart McMillan, SNP MSP for Greenock and Inverclyde, has criticised the UK government for “driving families to food banks” after new figures reveal the number of food parcels has increased over the past year. The Trussell Trust’s annual foodbank statistics show that the number of food parcels distributed in Scotland surged by 17% in 2017-18 […]

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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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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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