Westminster News

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.

Campaign Success for 22q!

Following on from my request last week of the Prime Minister to support calls for 22q11 Syndrome to be added to the newborn blood spot test, I met yesterday with Baroness Blackwood, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health, to discuss the condition.

A Summary of this Week’s votes in Parliament

This week was an eventful one when it comes to voting on how we leave the EU.  Of course, I would have preferred for the Government motion, to leave the EU on 29 March with a deal, to have passed.  However, although more people voted for the deal than in January, it still didn’t get over the line