Scottish Greens – East Renfrewshire

Vote David Allison#1 for Barrhead, Liboside and Uplawmoor

With the council elections coming up on Thursday, David Allison – our candidate for Barrhead, Liboside and Uplawmoor – outlines some of his priorities: VALUING GREEN SPACES AND AFFORDABLE HOMES … Continue reading

May 2, 2017 · 1 Comment

New Development Threat to Fereneze Braes

East Renfrewshire Greens are disappointed to learn that there is a fresh application for development on the Fereneze Braes to the West of Barrhead.   Community activists fought to save this … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 · 3 Comments

Warm, Affordable Housing For All

by David Allison, Council Candidate for Ward 1 – Barrhead, Liboside and Uplawmoor  Greens welcome the news that East Renfrewshire Council will be investing £32 million in social housing over the … Continue reading

April 6, 2017 · 2 Comments

Councillor Swift’s Modest Proposal

Why raising rents isn’t the way to help Barrhead I was surprised to read Conservative Councillor Jim Swift suggestion that raising rents in Barrhead would help to deal with deprivation in … Continue reading

September 27, 2016 · 2 Comments

Scotland Can provide good homes for all!

by Ciaran Roarty One in three households in East Renfrewshire live in fuel poverty and one in ten live in extreme fuel poverty. At the same time, almost half of the homes … Continue reading

May 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Rent Controls

A policy motion supporting rent controls in Scotland is due to be debated at the Scottish Green Party Conference in Glasgow this October. The motion was proposed by Maggie Chapman, … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Footnotes on housing

Once you get past the discussion of Natalie Bennett’s media performance, one of the most common responses I’ve heard to the Green Party of England and Wales’ housing proposals is, “But … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

A Few Thoughts on Social Housing

There’s no getting around it, the biggest Green news story of the week was Green Party of England and Wales leader Natalie Bennett’s poor showing in an interview with LBC’s … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · 7 Comments