Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell has welcomed the announcement that the opening stage of the 10th anniversary Tour of Britain will start from Peebles on September 15.
The Scottish Resources Group (formerly Scottish Coal), has been hit by low coal prices, and announced plans to close mines, cut 450 jobs, close their Alloa headquarters and drastically reduce the size of the firm.
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell has welcomed the election of new members of the Scottish Youth Parliament to represent his constituency.
Clydesdale MP David Mundell has congratulated the Rigside based Healthy Valleys project on successfully gaining £50,000 in grant aid from the Young Start programme.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer has cancelled Labour’s planned fuel duty rise in today’s Budget, saving 2.7 million motorists in Scotland over £170 every year.
The amount people can earn before paying income tax - the personal allowance - will rise to £10,000 in April 2014. Hard working people in Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale will be over £700 better off every year than when this Government came to office. Almost three million more of the lowest paid will pay no income tax at all.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer has scrapped Labour’s plans to increase beer duty in today’s Budget, and instead cut it by a penny, meaning beer will be 1p per pint cheaper after Sunday night – 4p per pint cheaper than it would have been under Labour.
Local MP David Mundell has today welcomed a bold set of tax cuts for businesses and employers in Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale, announced by the Chancellor in this year’s Budget.
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell has welcomed a balanced budget that supports those who are willing to work hard to turn our economy around.
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell has been taking part in this week’s celebrations to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of the great Scottish explorer Dr David Livingstone.