The SNP’s budget for the upcoming financial year passed on Thursday – with the support of independent councillor Andy Doig and Liberal-Democrat councillor Anne Hannigan.

The minority administration’s finance convener Councillor John Shaw confirmed the intention to freeze council tax for 2024/25 and set out his party’s spending plans amid a challenging economic backdrop.

Some of the key commitments are as follows:

£5m in roads maintenance and improvement

£800,000 for provision of artificial playing surfaces

£130,000 for refurbishment and repair of community halls

£70,000 to supplement existing retail improvement fund

£45,000 to Renfrewshire Citizens Advice Bureau and its welfare rights service

£100,000 for summer activities for children and young people from low-income families

£40,000 to support Roar with work exploring inequalities experienced by older people

£100,000 to support delivery of the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in Renfrewshire

£250,000 to continue environment and place programme, including Team Up to Clean Up

£200,000 to continue work of environmental task force, including focus on fly-tipping

Further £4m towards Thorn Primary School replacement project

£25,000 to support school music service

The SNP’s budget motion passed – ahead of Labour counter-proposals – after winning a vote 23 to 17.