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Budget is a boost for local economy

Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell has hailed today’s Budget as a welcome boost to the local economy.

David pleased with visit to Arla factory

Dumfriesshire representatives David Mundell and Oliver Mundell said they had a very positive discussion at Arla's Cheese Factory site in Lockerbie.


RBS need to deliver more for Lochmaben

Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell has expressed his concern that Lochmaben residents have been left without access to RBS's ATM in the Royal Burgh for over 10 days.

David seeking assurances on fire stations

Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell is calling on fire chiefs to clarify the future of fire stations in rural communities after reports that services across Scotland could potentially be cut back in terms of crew numbers and stations.

David praises Dunscore's Jane Haining

David Mundell has praised the life and work of Dunscore's Jane Haining in his capacity as Secretary of State for Scotland.

His comments come ahead of a new exhibition to mark Jane's life at the Holocaust Memorial Centre opening on Wednesday evening in Budapest.

David concerned by Thornhill mast plan

Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell has voiced his concerns after a planning application was submitted to build a 90 foot mast near Thornhill.

David expresses sadness for Small n Tall staff

Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell has expressed his sadness and concern for the staff,  after it was confirmed Moffat's childcare facility Small n Tall is going to close.

Mr Mundell had attended an EGM on Friday evening where the decision was taken by those in attendance to close.

David welcomes revised boundary proposals

Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell says local people have been listened to as the Boundary Commission published revised proposals for future local constituencies.