In Parliament

Here you can read David's latest speeches and appearances in Parliament (provided by theyworkforyou):-

News

Scotland said NO. We meant it!

The Deputy Prime Minister today said that the UK Government will respect the decision of the people of Scotland to remain in the UK after Nicola Sturgeon's call for a second referendum. 

David Duguid pushes for CCUS support

David Duguid today asked the Environment Secretary if, in light of support for Carbon Capture Usage and Storage (CCUS) from the Scottish Affairs Select Committee, the Committee on Climate Change and the BEIS Select Committee if more investments will be made into this technology. 

David Duguid exposes SNP hypocrisy over Brexit Funds

David Duguid today highlighted the hypocrisy of the SNP government after it emerged that of the £100 million provided by the UK Government for councils in Scotland to prepare for Brexit, the SNP have yet to pass any of that money on. 

 

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

David Duguid praises SCORE Group on their work to encourage STEM uptake

David Duguid today praised SCORE Group, headquartered in Peterhead on their work to encourage the uptake of STEM subjects at school. SCORE is the largest private employer of apprentices in Scotland and it is vital that everything can be done to encourage more pupils to take STEM subjects. 

David Duguid calls out SNP on superslow broadband roll-out

David Duguid today called out the SNP Government after it emerged that none of the £600 million invested into broadband rollout two years ago has actually been awarded in contracts. 18% of Banff and Buchan do not have access to decent broadband.

Turriff Advertiser 1 March 2019

My colleagues and I on the Scottish Affairs Committee had a change of scenery last week as we headed off to Lewis in the Western Isles.