Dumfriesshire and Tweeddale MP has welcomed an announcement by ITV Border that they will be covering the Scottish independence referendum over the coming 16 months with extensive programming. Mr Mundell feels their new proposal will enhance the local debate, giving people an appropriate level of national coverage whilst retaining the dedicated local coverage form ITV Borders that viewers across the region know and value.
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell has called on local schools to take part in My Money Week (June 3-9), giving pupils the chance to learn more about money and personal finance.
Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell has publicly called on Education Director Colin Grant to listen to the concerns of parents and local councillors and remove Elmvale Primary from the cluster school proposals. Mr Mundell’s intervention follows continued strong opposition from the community.
Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell has paid a visit to the Relationships Scotland Dumfries & Galloway centre in Dumfries to find out more about the work they do in this region. The local centre is part of a national organisation which aims to helps people with counselling, mediation and family support.
Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell recently joined pupils at Brownhall Primary School, Kingholm Quay, to discuss his job and politics as part of a class project.
Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell has met with UK Government Transport Minster Stephen Hammond MP to discuss the possibility of a new north bound junction on the M6 south of Gretna.
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell is backing pioneering plans to stimulate local economies by unlocking their unused heritage.
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell is warning constituents to be extra vigilant following a police scam warning. Police have warned Ofcom of a phone scam where fraudsters use courier firms to help defraud elderly and vulnerable victims of their life savings.
Blair Nimmo and Tony Friar of KPMG LLP, as Joint Interim Liquidators of The Scottish Coal Company Limited (Scottish Coal) and Joint Administrators of related company, Castlebridge Plant Limited (CPL), have today (Friday 10 May 2013), confirmed Hargreaves Services PLC as preferred bidder for certain assets of the companies.
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell has welcomed the announcement of a confirmed bidder for Scottish Coal assets. The local MP who has remained in close contact with the administrators, union officials and the Scottish Government believes that whilst the announcement does not give all the answers it is an important development and is the next step forward. Mr Mundell now anticipates that Broken Cross will remain open and is hopeful that the final details which will emerge over the next 4-6 weeks will present the best possible outcome locally.