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MSP welcomes Covid-19 helpline for businesses

MSP welcomes Covid-19 helpline for businesses

MSP welcomes Covid-19 helpline for businesses

13 March 2020

Gillian Martin has expressed her support for the move by Scottish Enterprise which will see the service start on Monday.


Minister meets with farming and fishing leaders

Minister meets with farming and fishing leaders

Minister meets with farming and fishing leaders

13 March 2020

DEFRA Minister Victoria Prentis visited Banff and Buchan for meetings with key figures in the sectors.


Call for female candidates for Holyrood election

Call for female candidates for Holyrood election

Call for female candidates for Holyrood election

03 March 2020

Former SNP candidate for Westminster Paul Robertson has called on local party members to look to an all female candidate list for Banff and Buchan.


Councillors say funding should be used to support services

Councillors say funding should be used to support services

Councillors say funding should be used to support services

02 March 2020

Aberdeenshire's Democratic Independent and Green Group have called for schools and buses to be supported by additional government funding


MSP will not seek re-election in 2021

MSP will not seek re-election in 2021

MSP will not seek re-election in 2021

02 March 2020

Banff and Buchan MSP Stewart Stevenson has written to party members in the constituency explaining his decision.


Vehicle lease option set to continue for disabled individuals

Vehicle lease option set to continue for disabled individuals

Vehicle lease option set to continue for disabled individuals

22 February 2020

The Scottish Government has accredited the Motability Scheme to provide cars, wheelchair accessible vehicles, scooters and powered wheelchairs.


Families encouraged to apply for Best Start Grant scheme.

Families encouraged to apply for Best Start Grant scheme.

Families encouraged to apply for Best Start Grant scheme.

22 February 2020

The scheme provides low-income families with financial support during the early years of a child’s life.


Period Products Bill takes the next step forward

Period Products Bill takes the next step forward

Period Products Bill takes the next step forward

20 February 2020

The Scottish Government has said it will support the principals of the Bill in Stage 1 debate but will look at the potential overall costings.


Moves over employment equality welcomed by MSP

Moves over employment equality welcomed by MSP

Moves over employment equality welcomed by MSP

20 February 2020

Changes come after the case of an Aberdeenshire councillor's maternity leave was highlighted.


MSP welcomes traffic figures on the anniversary of the AWPR opening

MSP welcomes traffic figures on the anniversary of the AWPR opening

MSP welcomes traffic figures on the anniversary of the AWPR opening

18 February 2020

Transport Scotland data shows a larger than expected reduction in levels of HGV traffic through Aberdeen one year on since the AWPR opened in full.


MP welcomes call for broadband action

MP welcomes call for broadband action

MP welcomes call for broadband action

13 February 2020

Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid has supported comments made by Matt Warman, UK Digital Minister over the progress of broadband provision.


MSPs welcome baby boxes delivery figures

MSPs welcome baby boxes delivery figures

MSPs welcome baby boxes delivery figures

13 February 2020

Over 13,000 of the packages have been delivered to north-east parents.


MP encourages businesses to respond to consultation

MP encourages businesses to respond to consultation

MP encourages businesses to respond to consultation

10 February 2020

David Duguid is calling on companies in the north-east who trade internationally to have their say.


MP raises the case for Gatwick air link

MP raises the case for Gatwick air link

MP raises the case for Gatwick air link

08 February 2020

Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid will meet with Transport Secretary Grant Shapps on Wednesday.


MP calls for support for fishing legislation

MP calls for support for fishing legislation

MP calls for support for fishing legislation

01 February 2020

Banff and Buchan MP is calling on the Scottish Government to support the Fisheries Bill.


Calls to re-start community council

Calls to re-start community council

Calls to re-start community council

30 January 2020

Nominations are open for 17 new members of the Westhill and Elrick Community Council.


New Lottery funding available

New Lottery funding available

New Lottery funding available

26 January 2020

Funding has become available from the People's Postcode Lottery which could benefit local groups and projects.


MP to head cross-party committee

MP to head cross-party committee

MP to head cross-party committee

24 January 2020

Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid has been elected to lead the Westminster group on broadband and digital communications.


No short term solution to bridge closures

No short term solution to bridge closures

No short term solution to bridge closures

24 January 2020

Members of the Infrastructure Services Committee are to seek further engagement with the King Edward community on the issue


Holyrood passes plan to transform north-east economy

Holyrood passes plan to transform north-east economy

Holyrood passes plan to transform north-east economy

23 January 2020

Plans for the creation of a Scottish National Investment bank moved forward after cross party support from MSPs.


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