Scottish Greens – East Renfrewshire

Thanks For Standing Up for the Greens!

Thanks to everyone who helped organize, run, or promote our Stand Up for the Greens event – from the Southside Greens to the Greater Shawlands Republic to our own hardworking … Continue reading

September 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

Getting Involved; Community Councils Need You!

Following up on her post about our community councils, here’s East Ren Green and Women For Independence member Laura Stevens on the importance of local democracy and gender representation: On … Continue reading

September 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Scottish Independence – One Year On, Other Worlds are Still Possible

Marking the first anniversary of the independence referendum, the Scottish Greens have today (18 September) released a statement confirming their position on a future referendum and an independent Scotland. The … Continue reading

September 18, 2015 · 2 Comments

On Contempt and Conservatism in East Renfrewshire and Beyond

It occurs to me that while we’ve been drawing attention to the democratic crisis in our local government, we haven’t yet commented on the Conservative opposition in East Renfrewshire council.  Tory councillor Gordon … Continue reading

September 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

Coming to a letter box near you, soon…..

We’re going to be delivering these ‘tabloids’ to homes in East Renfrewshire in the coming weeks and we are quite proud of the paper so we thought we’d let you … Continue reading

September 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Community Councils in East Renfrewshire

Here’s East Renfrewshire Green Laura Stevens with a report on recent developments with our community councils: On 24th June East Renfrewshire Council (ERC) voted to bring in a new Scheme … Continue reading

September 12, 2015 · 6 Comments

PROGRAMME FOR GOVERNMENT: GREEN MSPs RESPOND

The Scottish Green MSPs, Patrick Harvie and Alison Johnstone, responded to today’s Programme for Government, welcoming ministers’ intention to tackle inequality, introduce rent controls for private tenants and oppose anti-union … Continue reading

September 2, 2015 · Leave a comment