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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,

More than 10,000 Banff and Buchan jobs protected by furlough scheme

More than 10,000 jobs in Banff and Buchan have been protected by the UK Government’s Job Retention Scheme, official figures have shown.

HMRC has published statistics for every part of the country which shows the huge extent of the furlough scheme launched due to the COVID-19 pandemic.