Monday, 15 January 2018 07:02

SNP MP CALLS FOR PROMOTION OF SCOTLAND’S SPACE INDUSTRIES

SNP MP Dr Philippa Whitford is setting out the opportunities for strengthening Scotland’s position in the space industry, including Prestwick Airport, which is in Dr Whitford's constituency. Scotland is in a strong position to host the first UK Spaceport and to capitalise further on commercial space activity.
 

Sunday, 14 January 2018 08:16

First UK built wind turbine sections ready for loading

We did it ! The first UK produced large scale offshore wind tower sections - all successfully delivered to Campbeltown harbour.

Sunday, 14 January 2018 07:54

OPPOSITION LEADERS PUSH FOR COMMONS VOTE ON SINGLE MARKET AND CUSTOMS UNION

JOINT AMENDMENT TO EU WITHDRAWAL BILL WOULD REQUIRE MEMBERSHIP GUARANTEE

The Westminster leaders of the SNP, Liberal Democrats, Plaid Cymru, and the Green Party, are pushing for a vote in the House of Commons to secure the UK’s continued membership of the single market and customs union.

Sunday, 14 January 2018 07:48

PUBLIC SECTOR URGED TO LEAD SCOTLAND’S PLASTICS CRACKDOWN

KATE FORBES PILES PRESSURE ON PUBLIC BODIES IN ‘FINAL STRAW’ CAMPAIGN
 
Campaigning MSP Kate Forbes has written to Scotland’s major public bodies and companies delivering public contracts asking them to take the lead in cracking down on plastic straws and other single-use plastics to save the environment.
 

Saturday, 13 January 2018 07:46

20TH ENERGY MINISTER APPOINTED IN JUST 20 YEARS

UK GOVERNMENT DEFINED BY INSTABILITY AND INDECISION
 
The UK government has appointed the 20th Energy Minister in just 20 years – showing complete indifference towards jobs in a vital business sector for Scotland.  
 

Friday, 12 January 2018 18:15

Our man in Europe

Dear friends,

I hope you all had a good Christmas and Hogmanay and are now rested for what promises to be a busy 2018. If we are to have a deal it must be concluded within the next ten months or there will not be sufficient time for the European Council and Parliament to ratify the deal before the March 2019 exit date. There is an awful lot to be done in that time and it is going to be a big ask to get the deal done.

Friday, 12 January 2018 15:10

Local MP demands UK government protect communities from “RBS Hatchet-Men”

In a passionate debate at Westminster on Thursday (January 11th), Argyll & Bute MP Brendan O’Hara demanded the UK Government use the power they have, as the majority shareholder to halt The Royal Bank of Scotland’s branch closure plans.

Thursday, 11 January 2018 10:31

WESTMINSTER HAS ‘TERRIBLE RECORD’ ON ARMED FORCES CONDITIONS

UK RECORD ON REMUNERATING SEVICE PERSONNEL IS ‘SHOCKING’
 
SNP Defence spokesperson Stewart McDonald MP has said that Westminster has a ‘terrible record’ on conditions and pay for personnel in the armed forces and is in stark contrast with  SNP Government’s ‘much needed pay boost’  
 

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 18:13

EON's Energising Communities Fund opportunities for community groups and charities in Argyll and Bute.

Local MP Brendan O’Hara is urging groups and charities based in Argyll and Bute to apply to E.ON for funding for energy related improvements and activities through its ‘Energising Communities Fund’

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 13:50

PMQs: ‘NUL POINTS’ FOR THE PRIME MINISTER ON BREXIT

The SNP has condemned the Prime Minister for the chaos engulfing the UK government over Brexit, and their failure to keep their promise to protect Scotland’s devolved powers.

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