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Politics: Education budget cuts are a disaster for families

Politics: Education budget cuts are a disaster for families

Politics: Education budget cuts are a disaster for families

03 March 2024

In her latest column, MSP Karen Adam raises concerns about the education cuts made in the Aberdeenshire Council budget.


Tory conference sees Banff and Buchan MP stress importance of A90 and A96 dualling

Tory conference sees Banff and Buchan MP stress importance of A90 and A96 dualling

Tory conference sees Banff and Buchan MP stress importance of A90 and A96 dualling

01 March 2024

David Duguid MP has underlined the importance of oil and gas and the need to dual the A90 and A96 at the Scottish Conservative Party Conference.


Still no UK Govt decision on improving access at Insch station

Still no UK Govt decision on improving access at Insch station

Still no UK Govt decision on improving access at Insch station

01 March 2024

A bid has been made for Access for All funding to improve the situation at Insch, which has no level access to one of its platforms.


MP urges review of decision to increase minimum salary for skilled worker visas amid concerns seafood businesses could move abroad

MP urges review of decision to increase minimum salary for skilled worker visas amid concerns seafood businesses could move abroad

MP urges review of decision to increase minimum salary for skilled worker visas amid concerns seafood businesses could move abroad

29 February 2024

MP David Duguid has urged the Home Office to review the impact of its decision to increase the minimum salary for skilled worker visas.


North-east dog owners urged to ensure pets are under control near livestock

North-east dog owners urged to ensure pets are under control near livestock

North-east dog owners urged to ensure pets are under control near livestock

28 February 2024

MP Richard Thomson is urging dog owners to ensure their pets are under control when they exercise them near livestock.


'I thought my MSP chance had gone' – bolt from the blue sees former Buckie councillor get Holyrood call-up

'I thought my MSP chance had gone' – bolt from the blue sees former Buckie councillor get Holyrood call-up

'I thought my MSP chance had gone' – bolt from the blue sees former Buckie councillor get Holyrood call-up

27 February 2024

A BOLT out of the blue has seen a former Buckie councillor start a new career as an MSP.


Have your say: Should promotion of unhealthy food and drink be restricted?

Have your say: Should promotion of unhealthy food and drink be restricted?

Have your say: Should promotion of unhealthy food and drink be restricted?

27 February 2024

The public is being asked for views on proposals to restrict the promotion of food and drink high in fat, sugar and salt such as multi-buys.


SNP Westminster candidate for Aberdeenshire North and Moray East formally adopted

SNP Westminster candidate for Aberdeenshire North and Moray East formally adopted

SNP Westminster candidate for Aberdeenshire North and Moray East formally adopted

27 February 2024

SNP Westminster candidate for Aberdeenshire North and Moray East councillor Seamus Logan has been formally adopted.


Politics: Last Wednesday’s shameful events show Westminster is utterly broken

Politics: Last Wednesday’s shameful events show Westminster is utterly broken

Politics: Last Wednesday’s shameful events show Westminster is utterly broken

27 February 2024

MP Richard Thomson reflects on last weeks vote in Westminster over Gaza and Israel and the consequences for democracy.


Support for Citizens Advice Scotland debt campaign

Support for Citizens Advice Scotland debt campaign

Support for Citizens Advice Scotland debt campaign

26 February 2024

MP Richard Thomson has backed a campaign from Citizens Advice Scotland aimed at offering free, expert advice relating to debt.


New package of measures to help people save on energy costs welcomed

New package of measures to help people save on energy costs welcomed

New package of measures to help people save on energy costs welcomed

25 February 2024

MP David Duguid has welcomed a new package of UK Government measures to help families save on energy costs.


Politics: Offshore bill provides confidence and certainty

Politics: Offshore bill provides confidence and certainty

Politics: Offshore bill provides confidence and certainty

25 February 2024

In his latest column, MP David Duguid has hailed the Offshore Petroleum Licensing Bill.


Single-use vapes ban date proposed by Scottish Government

Single-use vapes ban date proposed by Scottish Government

Single-use vapes ban date proposed by Scottish Government

24 February 2024

A ban on the sale and supply of single-use vapes in Scotland is due to come into effect on April 1 2025, under proposed legislation published.


Support for calls to reduce VAT on hospitality sector

Support for calls to reduce VAT on hospitality sector

Support for calls to reduce VAT on hospitality sector

24 February 2024

Gordon MP Richard Thomson has given his backing to calls for a reduction in the rate of VAT for the hospitality sector.


Rail stations for Cove and Newtonhill to undergo detailed appraisal

Rail stations for Cove and Newtonhill to undergo detailed appraisal

Rail stations for Cove and Newtonhill to undergo detailed appraisal

22 February 2024

Potential new rail stations at Cove and Newtonhill are to be examined in more detail.


Support for North Sea oil and gas Westminster bill

Support for North Sea oil and gas Westminster bill

Support for North Sea oil and gas Westminster bill

22 February 2024

MP David Duguid has backed the UK Government’s bid to support North Sea oil and gas production.


Aberdeenshire Council's proposals to axe vital services are criticised as budget decision looms

Aberdeenshire Council's proposals to axe vital services are criticised as budget decision looms

Aberdeenshire Council's proposals to axe vital services are criticised as budget decision looms

21 February 2024

Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin has criticised Aberdeenshire Council’s plans to scrap vital services in the north-east.


Is 20 plenty? Moray Council debate on school behaviour centres around class size

Is 20 plenty? Moray Council debate on school behaviour centres around class size

Is 20 plenty? Moray Council debate on school behaviour centres around class size

20 February 2024

SUBSTANCE misuse, vandalism, verbal abuse and the ever-growing problem of pupils leaving classrooms to wander around school buildings.


Holyrood hears 2030 A96 dualling pledge 'abandoned', in line with exclusive investigation

Holyrood hears 2030 A96 dualling pledge 'abandoned', in line with exclusive investigation

Holyrood hears 2030 A96 dualling pledge 'abandoned', in line with exclusive investigation

20 February 2024

TRANSPORT secretary Fiona Hyslop MSP failed to address claims made in an exclusive Northern Scot A96 investigation, when questioned at Holyrood today.


Adam chosen to lead Scottish Parliament Human Rights Committee

Adam chosen to lead Scottish Parliament Human Rights Committee

Adam chosen to lead Scottish Parliament Human Rights Committee

20 February 2024

A NORTH-east MSP has been chosen to lead the Scottish Parliament's Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee.


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