EU Settlement Scheme Update

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

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.

Eating Disorders Week

As with many other mental illnesses, eating disorders are misunderstood. They are not fads, phases, or ‘diets gone wrong’. Assumptions abound: they affect white, middle-class, teenage girls, who starve themselves to look like models they see in magazines.

Treatment Targets for Eating Disorders

A Westminster debate held during Eating Disorder Awareness Week today heard that Scottish treatment targets “have to be addressed” or risk young lives.