Columns and Opinions

David's newspaper columns can be found here


Budget Breakthroughs: Boosting Banff, Buchan, and Beyond

Last week in Parliament, what should have been a full and frank debate about the situation in Gaza, instead became a spectacle about parliamentary procedure and the breaking of long-standing conventions.


Banffshire Journal 19 December 2023

As we approach the end of the year, we’ve seen ‘Small Business Saturday’ come and go again.


As I travel around Banff and Buchan, I enjoy promoting and supporting our small businesses – not just on the one Saturdayin early December.


Banffshire Journal 5 December 2023

As winter sets in across Banff and Buchan with colder temperatures now arriving, I encourage everyone to take extra precautions in icy conditions when outdoors.