Local News

Ayrshire Growth Deal

Jamie Greene MSP statement on today’s announcement from the Prime Minister that talks are now open over the Ayrshire Growth Deal

“This is extremely welcome news from the Prime Minister today that talks are now open over the Ayrshire Growth Deal.

Drop of Special Constables in Ayrshire

Jamie Greene MSP has raised concern over figures that show that the number of Special Constables has dropped by 79 since 2013 (67.52 per cent).

Ferry Journeys Cancelled or Delayed

Recent data, uncovered by Jamie Greene MSP following a parliamentary question to the Scottish Parliament, has brought to light the extent of delays and cancellations on the Ardrossan-Arran ferry service.

Conservative Group rejects Labour 12.5% Council Tax Grab

At the recent Budget meeting held in Cunninghame House the Conservatives unanimously voted against a proposed Labour Administration council tax grab of 12.5%. The Conservative amendment showing solidarity and support for the Officers Budget was backed by Independent and SNP Councillors.

Labour Council Tax Plan 'Bonkers'

Jamie Greene MSP has described the North Ayrshire Labour council group’s council tax proposals as “bonkers” after they put forward a motion proposing a 12.55 per cent increase.

Concerns Over Kilwinning Medical Practice

Photograph used with permission. Copyright Ian Rainey

Local MSP Jamie Greene has raised concern over changes being made to Kilwinning Medical Practice that will be in place for at least twelve months. He was made aware of concerns after receiving a letter from his local practice.


Jamie Greene MSP spoke of his astonishment at the response he got on Facebook when he asked residents to send in examples of potholes in the local area.

Within two weeks the post had received over hundreds of comments and had been seen by over 50,000 people online.

Jamie Greene MSP Meets Students from Auchenharvie Academy

Jamie met students from Auchenharvie Academy in the Scottish Parliament to talk about the roles of MSPs and for a question and answer session.

He was joined by MSPs Ruth Maguire (Cunninghame South) and Ross Greer (West Scotland Region).