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Politics: Action is needed to achieve net-zero goals

Politics: Action is needed to achieve net-zero goals

Politics: Action is needed to achieve net-zero goals

23 September 2021

In his column, MP David Duguid discusses the the issues of net-zero transition and support for the farming sector.


New appointments to the board of Quality Meat Scotland

New appointments to the board of Quality Meat Scotland

New appointments to the board of Quality Meat Scotland

23 September 2021

Ian Bentley, Peter Brown, Adrian Ivory, Scott Jarron and Niall Jeffrey will take up new roles.


US moves to lift ban on British lamb imports welcomed in the north-east

US moves to lift ban on British lamb imports welcomed in the north-east

US moves to lift ban on British lamb imports welcomed in the north-east

22 September 2021

Local MP David Duguid has welcomed an announcement that the United States will lift its decade long ban on British lamb imports.


Gordon MP urges UK Government to scrap Universal Credit cuts

Gordon MP urges UK Government to scrap Universal Credit cuts

Gordon MP urges UK Government to scrap Universal Credit cuts

22 September 2021

MP Richard Thomson has urged the UK government to U-turn on the “devastating” cuts to Universal Credit.


Banff and Buchan MP joins increasing calls for Aberdeenshire recycling centre bookings to be scrapped

Banff and Buchan MP joins increasing calls for Aberdeenshire recycling centre bookings to be scrapped

Banff and Buchan MP joins increasing calls for Aberdeenshire recycling centre bookings to be scrapped

21 September 2021

A review which will run until October 17 will assess the booking system and restrictions on vans and trailers.


"SNP have turned their back on Peterhead"

"SNP have turned their back on Peterhead"

"SNP have turned their back on Peterhead"

20 September 2021

MP David Duguid has hit out after Scottish Government walk out of talks to establish freeports in Scotland.


Fisheries role for Banff and Buchan MP following ministerial reshuffle

Fisheries role for Banff and Buchan MP following ministerial reshuffle

Fisheries role for Banff and Buchan MP following ministerial reshuffle

18 September 2021

Conservative MP for Banff and Buchan, David Duguid has left his role as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Scotland Office.


International travel restrictions to be relaxed and simplified

International travel restrictions to be relaxed and simplified

International travel restrictions to be relaxed and simplified

17 September 2021

The streamlined system merges amber and green lists and retains red list.


MSP hails achievements of paralympians

MSP hails achievements of paralympians

MSP hails achievements of paralympians

17 September 2021

MSP Karen Adam led her first debate when she lodged a motion to recognise the 33 Scots who competed in the recent Tokyo Paralympics.


Politics: A helping hand comes in many forms

Politics: A helping hand comes in many forms

Politics: A helping hand comes in many forms

16 September 2021

In her column MSP Gillian Martin discusses income for the hardest hit families and keeping our beaches clean.


Politics: The 21st century is not for Mr Rees-Mogg

Politics: The 21st century is not for Mr Rees-Mogg

Politics: The 21st century is not for Mr Rees-Mogg

16 September 2021

Perfectly adequate innovations were put in place to bring some semblance of a 21st century workplace to the crumbling Victorian palace on the Thames.


Concerns raised in Holyrood over north-east ambulance provision

Concerns raised in Holyrood over north-east ambulance provision

Concerns raised in Holyrood over north-east ambulance provision

15 September 2021

North-east MSP Alexander Burnett has highlighted “significant issues” with rural ambulance provision.


MP urges Government to back Right to Recovery Bill after rise in north-east drug deaths

MP urges Government to back Right to Recovery Bill after rise in north-east drug deaths

MP urges Government to back Right to Recovery Bill after rise in north-east drug deaths

15 September 2021

The MP spoke of his shock after new figures revealed there have been 59 drug deaths across the region so far this year.


First Minister confirms decision to vaccinate 12-15 year olds

First Minister confirms decision to vaccinate 12-15 year olds

First Minister confirms decision to vaccinate 12-15 year olds

14 September 2021

A booster programme for the over 50s, health workers and those with certain health conditions has also been approved.


SSE Thermal recruits eight new apprentices

SSE Thermal recruits eight new apprentices

SSE Thermal recruits eight new apprentices

14 September 2021

Eight young apprentices have been employed by SSE Thermal to launch their careers at Peterhead.


Suspected drug deaths in the north-east remain at a high level

Suspected drug deaths in the north-east remain at a high level

Suspected drug deaths in the north-east remain at a high level

14 September 2021

Levels have seen almost no drop since last year with over 700 deaths recorded nationally.


MP welcomes figures outlining the number of furloughed employees returning to work

MP welcomes figures outlining the number of furloughed employees returning to work

MP welcomes figures outlining the number of furloughed employees returning to work

13 September 2021

MP welcomes figures outlining the number of furloughed employees returning to work


Coronavirus update: Vaccination second dose programme reaches its official end date

Coronavirus update: Vaccination second dose programme reaches its official end date

Coronavirus update: Vaccination second dose programme reaches its official end date

12 September 2021

All over 18s who have attended their scheduled appointments should now have had two doses, with some catch up sessions still planned.


Programme for Government is 'missed opportunity' says child poverty charity

Programme for Government is 'missed opportunity' says child poverty charity

Programme for Government is 'missed opportunity' says child poverty charity

11 September 2021

A CHILDREN'S poverty charity have branded the Scottish Government's Programme for Government a "missed opportunity".


£24 million earmarked for cutting-edge science and fisheries research

£24 million earmarked for cutting-edge science and fisheries research

£24 million earmarked for cutting-edge science and fisheries research

11 September 2021

Further funding will invest in infrastructure projects to benefit the supply chain, and support skills and training.


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