Threats to 1900 Stirling Jobs from Ending Furlough Prematurely

Stirling MP Warns Tories Against Withdrawing Support for Jobs and Businesses Alyn Smith MP has warned the Chancellor against withdrawing support for jobs and businesses – as new analysis shows 1900 jobs in Stirling are at risk from Tory plans to terminate the furlough scheme prematurely at the end of this month. Analysis from the … Read more

Stirling Politicians Welcome Covid Clarity from Scottish Government

Vaccinations for 12-15 Year Olds and Fresh Programme of Booster Jags Stirling MP Alyn Smith and MSP Evelyn Tweed have welcomed today’s announcement (Tuesday 14th Sept) by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon regarding Scotland’s fight against Covid-19. Children and young people aged 12 -15 years old will be offered a dose of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination … Read more

Parliamentary Newsletter ‘Stirling Matters’, September 2021 (Edition 26)

Evelyn Tweed MSP and Alyn Smith MP have today launched the 26th edition of a regular newsletter titled ‘Stirling Matters’. This newsletter is a handy way of keeping up-to-date with the latest activity from Alyn and Evelyn, as they represent their constituency of Stirling in the House of Commons and Scottish Parliament respectively. You can view … Read more

Stirling MP Backs Coalition in Fight Against Universal Credit Cut

Local MP Alyn Smith has backed a campaign against cuts to Universal Credit, by the Scottish Campaign on Rights to Social Security (SCoRSS) – a coalition of over 40 organisations who advocate for a reformed social security system. Their briefing to MPs shows: A staggering 74% of Citizens Advice Bureau clients on Universal Credit will … Read more

Tolbooth Exhibition Celebrates Local Creatives

Alyn Smith MP recently attended Stirling’s Tolbooth, to explore a new exhibition from local artists. The ‘Scene Stirling’ partnership brings together creative agencies and organisations from all over Stirling, to celebrate and promote talent and culture across the community. Their exhibition of digital commissions features the work of local artists including creative writer Izzy Brims, … Read more

Addiction Support Services Crucial to Local Wellbeing and Recovery

Pictured: Evelyn Tweed MSP, Norma Howarth and Alyn Smith MP, visiting the ‘Change, Grow, Live premises on Cowane Street, Stirling. On a recent visit to the ‘Change, Grow, Live’ premises on Cowane Street, Stirling MP Alyn Smith and MSP Evelyn Tweed heard first-hand experiences from support workers regarding drug and alcohol addiction in the community. … Read more