Following on from an aritcle published in the East Kilbride News last month, Kirsten Robb and Jim Connell, Holyrood Candidates for Central Region, write a myth busting article on refugees for the East Kilbride Post: "We must give them refuge". (page 25).
Kirsten Robb and John Wilson MSP, Scottish Green candidates for Central region in the 2016 Scottish Parliament election, are promising bold ideas in the campaign ahead, following the success of the party's biggest ever national conference.
Q. When is a surplus not a surplus?
A. When someone is talking down the Scottish Government.
Today the Auditor General published its annual report detailing an independent opinion on how well the Scottish Government is managing its finances (or how badly it is failing to do so).
Glasgow Greens have organised a pre-conference social for anyone who will be in Glasgow on Friday 9th Oct before the SGP conference weekend. 7pm onwards Vic Bar at the Tron Theatre, £10
Coming to conference? Drop in and say hello at the Central Region campaign's session 3.55-4.55pm, venue Alsh 1, on the Saturday.
We couldn't have asked for a lovelier day for our 'big green picnic' in Calderglen country park, East Kilbride. We discovered tiny fairy doors, made spells and potions, climbed about, welcomed new members and generally chilled out in the sun with the Green flags fluttering. Thanks to everyone who made it such a fun event!
Kirsten Robb, our lead candidate for the Central Scotland Holyrood list 2016, was in the Daily Record calling for South Lanarkshire Council to address the unacceptable air pollution levels at the Whirlies roundabout in East Kilbride.
A business meeting for members to catch up on branch activity.
After a senior SLC official was suspended in a row after giving a £220,000 taxi contract to his nephew, Greens have called for greater scrutiny of council processes.