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Mundell welcomes Cheque Climb-Down

David Mundell MP has welcomed news that cheques are not to be scrapped after all. The Payments Council, an industry body that sets strategy for the payments industry, had announced in 2009 that it had set a provisional target date of October 2018 to close the cheque clearing system.

Landmark Day for Gretna

David Mundell MP has welcomed the announcement of a decision on the design of the Gretna Landmark Project. The ‘Star of Caledonia’ design of famed Sri Lankan-born structural engineer, architect and designer Cecil Balmond has been selected ahead of other shortlisted designs.

MP welcomes Annan British Legion Chairman

David Mundell MP welcomed Annan branch Royal British Legion Scotland (RBLS) chairman John Dewar to a reception at the Scotland Office in Edinburgh to mark Armed Forces Week and recognise the work of RBLS Scotland. RBLS National President Lt General Sir Alisdair Irwin KCB CBE also attended.

MP urges local people to submit views on A708 speed limit

David Mundell MP is asking local people to submit their views on possible changes to the speed limit on the A708 between Selkirk and the Dumfries and Galloway border. Scottish Borders Council is conducting a review on reducing the speed limit to 50 mph. Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP Mr Mundell is also calling for co-ordination between SBC and Dumfries & Galloway Council.

David Mundell MP welcomes cycle race to constituency

Local MP David Mundell has welcomed news that the Scottish leg of the Tour of Britain cycle race will be in his Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale constituency. Almost 100 of the world's top cyclists will ride the 170 kilometres from Peebles to Dumfries via the Tweed valley, Innerleithen, Tweedsmuir and Moffat on Sunday 11th September in Stage One of The Tour of Britain

David Mundell MP launches new website

Thank you for your support at the last election. Because of you, David Cameron is the first Conservative Prime Minister in 13 years and the Government’s plans to build a strong economy and a big society are in full swing. Now, to help us communicate with you, we've launched this new local website.

David Mundell MP addresses West Linton Rotary Club

Tweeddale MP David Mundell addressed West Linton Rotary Club this week to speak to members about the current political landscape and his role as an MP. Commenting after the meeting Mr Mundell said: “I always welcome the opportunity to meet groups in the constituency. The Rotary Club does a great deal of valuable work and I am very happy to support them in the work that they do."