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Earlier this month I visited award winning sheep breeder and exporter Irene Fowlie and her Essie Suffolks flock on Adziel Farm near Strichen.
It was fantastic to see HRH The Duke of Rothesay visiting Peterhead last week as part of a tour of Aberdeenshire.
The food and drink we produce here in the northeast is second to none and it is right that it is given proper recognition.
Those of us living in rural areas such as in and around Turriff will have been only too aware also of long queues and ‘shortages’ of fuel in some of our forecourts.
I was pleased to see the UK Government delivering for industry, jobs and families here in Banff and Buchan – securing an end to the ban on British lamb imports to the United States.
The debate around the action needed to achieve our net-zero goals continues.
This is my first column in this paper since the return of MPs to Parliament following Summer recess
It has been great to get out and about in the constituency to meet people and visit businesses, discussing their issues and help in any way I can.
Last week saw the publication of the final report from the Scottish Seafood Exports Taskforce, which I was honoured to chair.
Last week, as part of my summer tour of the constituency, visiting businesses and meeting as many of my constituents as I can, I was delighted to drop in past Shepherd’s Loch Glamping Site near Crudie.
In recent weeks I started my summer tour of the constituency, meeting people and visiting businesses – many of which are reopening from the pandemic.
Last week I have been taking advantage of Parliamentary Recess to get out and about in the constituency.