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Mulberry Unit Usage

Angus residents struggling with mental health have spent almost 17,000 days receiving treatment in Dundee since radical changes to care.

The Mulberry Unit at Stracathro Hospital closed to acute inpatients in 2017.

EU Settlement Scheme Update

I am pleased to have recieved an update from the Home Secretary, Sajid Javid on the EU Settlement Scheme.  

'Indicitive Votes' Response

Following the recent 'indicative votes' held in Parliament last week, I would like to take this opportunity to clarify how I voted in this process, as well as clarify my position on Brexit going forward.

Welcoming the rise in the National Living Wage

The MP for Angus, has welcomed a revolutionary change to the National Living Wage which will increase the pay of some 159,000 Scots.

On Monday, the National Living Wage (NLW) increased by the highest rate since it was introduced in 2015 – up almost 5% to £8.21 an hour.

National Living Wage Increases

I'm pleased that the UK governement has announced the largest ever increase to the living wage. This will see 159,000 people across Scotland recieve a pay increase of up to almost 5%.

Mobile Phone Roaming in Rural Areas

This week I co-signed a letter to Jeremy Wright, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport calling for the itroduction of monile roaming between network operators to reduce "not-spots". 

Scotland Office PPS Role

Angus MP Kirstene Hair has been promoted to the role of parliamentary private secretary (PPS) to the Secretary of State for Scotland David Mundell.

Brexit Update March 2019

Brexit update – March 2019

 

Following the votes that have taken place this week around the departure of the UK from the European Union, I wish to provide an update.

 

RM Condor's Future

Since 2016, the Ministry of Defence has been reviewing the defence estate throughout the UK to ensure we have the most efficient and cost effective set up to deliver the world class bases our nation needs.