Opinions

Borders focus as Ruth begins fightback

THERE was an enthusiastic welcome to Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson when she spoke at the party's spring conference in Aberdeen earlier this month after returning from maternity leave.

Budget could herald better times ahead

AS USUAL on such occasions the House of Commons was packed for Chancellor Philip Hammond's Budget speech which I believe could herald better prospects ahead for southern Scotland.

New Year Message from David

As we begin a New Year I am thinking of those less fortunate than ourselves and my heart particularly goes out to those caught up of the horror of the Syrian conflict.The year just passed will go down as one of the most eventful and unpredictable years on record with the loss of so many icons lik

David says GERS figures show strength of the UK

David Mundell MP and Secretary of State for Scotland say the Government Expenditure Revenue Scotland (GERS) figures show once again that Scotland is better off as part of the United Kingdom.

Local MP thanks Annan Posties

Local MP David Mundell visited Annan sorting office ahead of the festive rush to meet Manager Dermot McCulloch and his team of local posties.