Gavin Newlands MP

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has welcomed the announcement from The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association that the British Piper Band Championship are due to be held in Paisley over the next three years.

Gavin Newlands MP

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, said:

“The announcement that the British Piper Band Championships will be held in Paisley over the next three years is fantastic news for the town and will be welcomed by all.”

“Not only will this announcement be welcomed by local businesses – contributing significantly to the local economy – but it will also enhance to the town’s bid to be named ‘City of Culture 2021’.”

“Renfrewshire has had great recent success with the Johnstone Pipe Band having won back to back World Championships over the last two years.”

“I look forward to attending these Championships and supporting all of Renfrewshire’s bands.”