Westminster News

Census 2021 to include armed forces service

Following a long campaign by Poppyscotland and The Royal British Legion, we’re delighted to announce that both the UK Parliament and the Scottish Parliament have now approved the content of the next Census in Great Britain, which will for the first time include a question on previous service in H

UK supports 15,000 Banff and Buchan jobs

UK supports nearly 15,000 Banff and Buchan jobs during pandemic

Nearly 15,000 jobs in Banff and Buchan have been supported by the UK Government through the COVID-19 pandemic, new figures have shown. 

 

£30billion! Our Plan for Jobs

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak has today unveiled the Government Plan worth £30 billion for jobs to re-energise the economy following the coronavirus pandemic.

David makes debut at the despatch box

It has been exactly one month since I was appointed as a Scotland Office Minister on 2 June and time has flown past.

Yesterday, It was time to make my first appearance at the dispatch box for Scotland Office Questions.

David promoted to Scotland Office

Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid has been promoted to a junior ministerial role in the UK Government.

 

The Scottish Conservative MP will take up the position of Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State in the Scotland Office.

Scotland needs 'more broadband and less party politics'

People in Scotland need “more broadband and less party politics”, a UK Minister has said. 

Matt Warman, UK Digital Minister, made the comment following a question from Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid in the House of Commons. 

Welcome News to Scots Fishermen from DEFRA

North East fishing opportunities will be boosted by direct port investment and a marketing strategy harnessing the “power of the United Kingdom”, a local MP heard today.