Paddy’s Traders to Protest

PADDY’S TRADERS TO PROTEST OUTSIDE GLASGOW COUNCIL CITY CHAMBERS – TODAY AT 11AM

TRADERS from Paddy’s Market will be gathering outside Glasgow City Chambers today (Friday) in the hope of persuading Glasgow City Councillors to allow them to continue trading in Shipbank Lane.

Craig Mackay, SNP councillor for ward 10, which includes Paddy’s Market, said that he would be supporting the traders and said:

“Legitimate businesses in Paddy’s Market provide employment for a significant number of people, and it’s not the Council’s job to put these out of business. Traders must be given the opportunity to negotiate new sub-lets with the council before their leases with Network Rail are terminated. This way they could remain in their premises rather than being turfed out on the street”

The Council’s Executive Committee meeting at 11am will be discussing plans to take over the lease of Shipbank Lane from Network Rail with a rent of

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