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World Friendship Day

World Friendship Day is 31 July. This year has been characterised by isolation and staying apart from our family and friends.

Registration OPEN for Eat Out to Help Out Scheme from UK Government

Registration is open for the Eat out to Help out Scheme from the UK Government announced by the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak last week. eligible and participating restaurants and eateries will be able to apply a discount of up to £10 per person Mon-Wed in August on meals and non-alcoholic drinks. 

North East still lagging on broadband

David Duguid has welcomed the news of new super and ultra-fast broadband connections in the north east. With additional funding from the UK Government and others, more and more local businesses are getting connected to decent broadband.

£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 shows support for shop staff

David Duguid has sent his support to shop staff after Coop launched a campaign to raise awareness of the rise in incidents of abuse and violence towards shop staff. 

Sending his support, David said, 

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 helps secure Memsie speed limit review

A review is to be carried out of the current 40mph speed limit in memsie after residents raised concerns about speeding through the village. David Duguid took those concerns to the Council who have now agreed to carry out a review.

 

Commenting, David Duguid said,