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A vote for the SNP didn't mean support for independence

It has become a feature of recent elections for Nicola Sturgeon to make a pitch to Scots who do not share her enthusiasm for breaking up the United Kingdom.

Voters are told that they do not necessarily have to support independence to back the SNP.

Nicola Sturgeon will never wipe out the Tory voice

David Duguid has launched a scathing attack on the first minister, accusing her of “ignoring” rural communities such as the coastal towns in Banff and Buchan.

In 2017, the Conservative took the constituency from the SNP – overturning a 14,300 majority.

Conservatives hold Banff and Buchan

Banff and Buchan was a closely contested seat in today’s election but retained by Conservative David Duguid.

The constituency threw up one of the most surprising results of the 2017 election when Mr Duguid and the Tories overturned a 14,300 majority to take the seat from the SNP.

MP backs campaign to support local retailers

Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid has backed a national campaign to support local retailers amid convenience store closures and the removal of cash machines in rural areas.

MP meets 'Make it Happen' Rock Challenge team

The MP for Banff and Buchan has met organisers of a new initiative aimed at replacing the cancelled Rock Challenge 2020 event. 

David Duguid has offered to help "in any way he can" after sitting down with the volunteers who are trying to put together a local contest. 

MP welcomes re-opening of Auchmill Bridge

Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid has welcomed the re-opening of a local bridge that has been repaired a week ahead of schedule. 

Auchmill Bridge, just off the A947 near Plaidy, had been shut for several weeks after it was damaged in a collision with a vehicle. 

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Visiting an Aberdeenshire farm, the Prime Minister announced that some £211 million is coming to Scotland’s farmers.

I welcomed the findings of the Bew review on EU convergence funding, following a campaign by Scottish Conservative MPs to set a past wrong right.