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Ambulance waiting times will be cut as bridge opens

Ambulance waiting times will be cut as bridge opens

Ambulance waiting times will be cut as bridge opens

MP David Duguid has said the reconstruction of a bridge destroyed by heavy rainfall two years ago will help to improve waiting times for ambulances.


Politics: Carbon capture plan is essential to the north-east

Politics: Carbon capture plan is essential to the north-east

Politics: Carbon capture plan is essential to the north-east

In her column, MSP Gillian Martin discusses leading the debate this week in Holyrood on carbon capture.


Scottish Government urged to speed up booster rollout

Scottish Government urged to speed up booster rollout

Scottish Government urged to speed up booster rollout

The Scottish Government have been urged to speed up the rollout of the booster vaccine after new figures show Grampian to be one of the slowest.


Politics: The issue of paid advocacy and lobbying needs addressing

Politics: The issue of paid advocacy and lobbying needs addressing

Politics: The issue of paid advocacy and lobbying needs addressing

In his latest column, MP Richard Thomson discusses the issues raised by the Owen Paterson case.


MP highlights silent dangers of CO

MP highlights silent dangers of CO

MP highlights silent dangers of CO

MP Richard Thomson is highlighting Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week which takes place next week to raise awareness of gas safety.


MP voices support for Down Syndrome Bill

MP voices support for Down Syndrome Bill

MP voices support for Down Syndrome Bill

MP Andrew Bowie has backed a Parliamentary Bill that could transform the lives of people living with Down syndrome across the UK.


North-east MP highlights problems for food and drink sectors post-Brexit

North-east MP highlights problems for food and drink sectors post-Brexit

North-east MP highlights problems for food and drink sectors post-Brexit

MP Richard Thomson has urged the Secretary of State for Scotland to force a change in the UK Government’s post-Brexit policies.


Negative test becomes part of Scottish certification scheme

Negative test becomes part of Scottish certification scheme

Negative test becomes part of Scottish certification scheme

People attending venues covered by the Covid-19 certification scheme are to be given the option of providing a recent negative lateral flow test.


MP backs campaign for paid miscarriage leave

MP backs campaign for paid miscarriage leave

MP backs campaign for paid miscarriage leave

Gordon MP Richard Thomson has added his support to the campaign to introduce paid leave for families who experience a miscarriage before 24 weeks.


MSP welcomes Scottish Child Disability Payment

MSP welcomes Scottish Child Disability Payment

MSP welcomes Scottish Child Disability Payment

MSP Gillian Martin is encouraging families to apply for the Scottish Child Disability Payment which has now opened for applications.


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