Safeguarding our farms and agricultural industries

A major concern from our farming communities is the absence of a post Brexit plan for agriculture from the Scottish Government.

We have to ensure that Banff and Buchan is not left behind.

News

David welcomes US move to lift ban on British lamb imports

Local MP welcomes US move to lift ban on British lamb imports

 

Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid has welcomed an announcement that the United States will lift its decade long ban on British lamb imports, opening up large opportunities for farmers across the UK.

North East still lagging on broadband

David Duguid has welcomed the news of new super and ultra-fast broadband connections in the north east. With additional funding from the UK Government and others, more and more local businesses are getting connected to decent broadband.

Prime Minster MUST be supported in her negotiations says David

It is this Government’s policy to continue working to secure the legally binding changes to the backstop, needed to ensure it cannot be permanent. 
This should satisfy the so-called, ‘Brady Amendment’, which is supported by a majority of MPs. 

Turriff Advertiser 7 Feb

At times, it can seem that there is not much happening in Westminster beyond Brexit.

However, the daily business of parliament continues – often away from the media spotlight.

Banffshire Journal 5 Feb 2019

It has been another hectic week at Westminster as MPs continue to work towards an agreement on the terms of our departure from the EU.

 

I was very pleased to see majority support for a route to leaving with a deal in last Tuesday’s vote.

 

David exposes SNP calls for devloved Immigration policy

@theSNP call for a separate immigration policy is not shared by Scottish business and would see a hard border between Scotland and England
The Government is committed to consulting business on the Immigration Bill. I look forward to welcoming @carolinenokes to Banff and Buchan soon.