Scottish Greens West Scotland MSP Ross Greer was in Balloch with local residents today (20 May) to present over 53,000 objections- a record number for any planning application in Scottish history- to plans for a Flamingoland development on the shores ofLoch Lomond at Balloch.
Last Wednesday, the Scottish Greens secured a commitment from the government to review Coordinated Support Plans for children & young people with additional support needs. We’ve been calling for this for some time, but why does it matter?
Coordinated Support Plans, known as CSPs for short, are not widely known, but they play a vital role in ensuring that young people with significant additional needs get the right support in school.
Green MSP and local resident Ross Greer has used a parliamentary debate to renew his calls for the second track to be reinstated on the Westerton to Milngavie rail line, following the release of performance data once again showing it to be the worst performing rail line in Scotland.
Former SNP Environment Secretary Stewart Stevenson MSP has admitted that “there are issues,” with the Scottish Government’s proposals on slashing aviation tax.
Mr Stevenson’s comments were made during a debate on the climate crisis with Green MSP Ross Greer on Good morning Scotland. In response to a question from presenter Gary Robertson about how cutting air taxes could be compatible with declaring a climate emergency, as the First Minister did at her party conference this weekend, Mr Stevenson replied, “I think there are issues around that.”
Green MSP Ross Greer today responded to the relaunch of plans for a controversial development on the banks of Loch Lomond by pledging to deliver at least 50,000 objections. This would set a record for any planning application in Scottish history.
Green MSP Ross Greer has put forward a Parliamentary motion to recognise Kilwinning Academy’s accomplishment in forming the first ever credit union within a school, in partnership with 1st Alliance Ayrshire Credit Union.
Scottish Greens Education Spokesperson Ross Greer MSP was joined by two youth climate strikers on the second day of the party’s spring conference in Edinburgh this morning. The strikers – 13 year olds Holly Gillibrand from Fort William and Josie Law from Edinburgh – addressed conference, sharing their thoughts on the climate crisis, and their fears for their future.
Scottish Greer MSP Ross Greer has slammed recent comments by Conservative MSP in the Helensburgh Advertiser regarding the controversial Universal Credit scheme. Greer has accused Corry and the Conservatives of ‘wilful delusion’ for ignoring the harm the widely condemned rollout of UC has done, which the Conservative dismissed as ‘teething problems in his local paper column.