Why You Should Vote for Stuart McMillan & the SNP

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There are plenty of great reasons to vote for Stuart McMillan that are applicable to any other SNP candidate. Support Scottish independence? Vote for Stuart McMillan! Support the Council Tax Freeze, abolition of the Bedroom Tax, and the removal of nuclear weapons from Scotland? Vote for Stuart McMillan! Want to keep further education tuition, prescriptions, school meals for young primary children, care for the elderly, and concessionary bus passes free? Vote for Stuart McMillan!

But let’s look at things from a more intimate perspective – to look at the constituency of Greenock & Inverclyde itself. Any SNP MSP can claim credit for SNP policies – but what about Stuart himself? What has he brought to the people of Greenock, Gourock, Port Glasgow, Inverkip, & Wemyss Bay?

In other words…

Why should I vote for Stuart McMillan?

Well, let’s make a start.

What has Stuart McMillan Done for Inverclyde?

Stuart_Yes Inverclyde March

Since his election in 2007, Stuart McMillan:

What will Stuart McMillan do in the event he is re-elected?


Stuart plans to;

  • Continue to support and promote Scottish independence
  • Promote Inverclyde as the Marine Tourism Capital of Scotland
  • Bring jobs and industry to the area, and to ensure the future of shipbuilding on the Clyde through Ferguson Marine and beyond
  • Make Inverclyde a more caring place
  • Attract and welcome newcomers to visit, work and live in Inverclyde
  • Find a long term solution to Inverclyde’s flooding problems
  • Progress work on Inverclyde’s places of learning, such as a new college campus for the Finnart Street building
  • Campaign for further health spending and protect health services in Inverclyde
  • Provide his services as parliamentary piper

What has the SNP done for Inverclyde?


The SNP Scottish Government has delivered;

  • £54 million investments in social housing in Inverclyde
  • 3,000 new Modern Apprenticeships
  • £25,000 to the Greenock Morton Community Trust for a new stadium
  • £60,000 to develop Cathcart Street in Greenock
  • £65,000 to Mind Mosaic
  • £70,000 to outline options for the West College Scotland’s Finnart Street Campus
  • £106,029 to promote lower carbon lifestyle choices from the Climate Challenge Fund
  • £711,760 from the Educational Attainment fund for 6 Inverclyde primary schools
  • £830,587 to local groups from the CashBack for Communities Fund
  • £848,101 to mitigate the Bedroom Tax for 1,331 Inverclyde residents
  • £852,000 to revitalise Port Glasgow Town Centre
  • £900,000 to aid 2,965 families from the Scottish Welfare Fund
  • £913,000 to fund free school meals for 2,400 children in primaries 1 to 3 across Inverclyde
  • £1 million to regenerate the Greenock Custom House Quay
  • £2 million for Larkfield homes
  • £3.4 million towards the new St. Patrick’s Primary
  • £5 million for Port Glasgow housing project
  • £5.5 million towards Craigmarloch School
  • £6 million invested in Wemyss Bay Ferry Terminal refurbishment
  • The Council Tax freeze, providing relief for residents across Inverclyde
  • Free concessionary bus travel, so pensioners can hop on a bus at Wemyss Bay and arrive at Port Glasgow free of charge
  • Free prescriptions, so access to medicine from the Health Centre is never hindered by financial circumstances
  • Free school meals, ensuring every child has something to eat at school
  • Free tuition, cementing further education as one of the touchstones of Scottish culture

What does the SNP have planned for Scotland?

Stuart Adoption Night

Following these 131 achievements the SNP have made for the whole of Scotland, the SNP are also planning to;

  • Spend £13 billion on NHS for the next year, with an aim to increase by £2 billion by 2020-21
  • Provide 600 hours of annual free early learning and childcare for 3-4 year olds
  • Extend free meals to all 2-4 year olds in our nurseries
  • Extend the availability of Educational Maintenance Allowance to an addition 10,000 school pupils and 12,000 part time college students
  • Increase number of Modern Apprenticeships to 30,000 per year
  • Increase Employment Allowance from £2,000 per business per year to £6,000 per business per year
  • Increase number of affordable homes to 50,000
  • Increase number of small businesses benefiting from the Small Business Bonus Scheme to 100,000
  • Provide £115 million investment to ensure 95% of premises in Scotland have access to high-speed internet by 2017
  • Protect the Winter Fuel Allowance

Sound good?

You know what to do tomorrow!

Stuart’s website

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Stuart’s Facebook page and profile

4 thoughts on “Why You Should Vote for Stuart McMillan & the SNP

  1. Alastair Naughton says:

    Would get my vote! I’m voting for Maureen Watt here in Aberdeen South and North Kincardineshire, so hopefully the two of you will meet up as colleagues in the new parliament after Thursday. All the best 🙂

  2. jimnarlene says:

    I can’t vote for Stuart, but I can for Willie Coffey in Kilmarnock and SNP on the list too.

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