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Burns Supper at No.10 with Amanda Kopel

North East community champions attended a Burns supper at the Prime Minister’s official residence.

Each of the 13 Scottish Conservative MPs invited a local business or voluntary sector leader to dinner and entertainment at Number 10 on Monday.

National Lottery Funding for Angus

A “routes to funding” session to advise charities and community groups on gaining lottery funding will take place in Angus next month.

Organised by local MP Kirstene Hair, the National Lottery Funding event will take place in St Andrew’s Church Hall, Arbroath on February 22.

Prime Minister praises RM Condor

The Prime Minister has paid tribute to Royal Marines “past and present” who have served at RM Condor as she re-iterated UK Government plans to keep 45 Commando at the Angus base.

 

Brexit - My Full EU Withdrawal Agreement Speech

Due to the large number of speakers in the EU withdrawal debate last night I was unable to deliver my full response to the Government's Brexit withdrawal agreement. For the benefit of my constituents I wish to make my full speech available to them. 

 

Response from Bank of Scotland on Kirriemuir Branch Closure

Dear Ms Hair

Closure of Kirriemuir branch of Bank of Scotland

Thank you for your letter of 15 November, addressed to Mr António Horta-Osório, our Group Chief Executive. I have been asked to respond on behalf of the Bank.

Assurances for RM Condor's Future

A senior government minister confirmed that there are “no plans” to move Royal Marines away from their Angus base.

Angus MP Kirstene Hair secured a Westminster Hall debate urging the Ministry of Defence to secure the long-term future of RM Condor in Arbroath.

Angus MP Welcomes New Railcard

The MP for Angus has hailed the “game-changing” new rail pass that will open up travel across Scotland for people under 30.

The UK Government has launched the 26 to 30 railcard that will allow travellers to knock one third off the cost of their fares.

Independant Fuel Price Watchdog

Local MP Kirstene Hair has repeated calls for an independent price watchdog to be set up for petrol and diesel to tackle rip off prices in Angus.