Westminster News

MP goes pink to support charity

LOCAL MP David Mundell has been 'Wearing it Pink' at Westminster in support of breast cancer causes.

He joined Breast Cancer Now and Breast Cancer Care representatives to promote forthcoming breast cancer awareness month in October.

Next PM must stand-up for Union

I was truly sorry to see Theresa May announce on Friday that she would be resigning as Prime Minister.

Having worked closely with her over many years I know how dedicated she was to serving her country. 

Brexit Journey Goes On

AS I write, Brexit still dominates the news.

Things might have changed by the time you read this -- but if we are still seeking a way forward I’ll be every bit as frustrated as most people are with the situation we’re in.

MP joins tributes to New Zealand shooting victims

LOCAL MP David Mundell has signed a book of condolence in the aftermath of the horrific mosque shootings in New Zealand.

He this week visited the New Zealand High Commission in London where he wrote a message on behalf of the people of Scotland.

Front bench double for south-west MPs

A LITTLE bit of local political history was made last Wednesday when Dumfries and Galloway's two MPs -- pictured -- were shoulder to shoulder at the famous House of Commons Dispatch Box.

Burns break from Brexit in Downing Street

LIKE many Scots in January my thoughts turn to our national bard Robert Burns and throughout much of the constituency there are reminders of his life and work.

MP welcomes Moderator during London visit

LOCAL MP and Scottish Secretary David Mundell greeted the Moderator of the General Assembly, the Rt. Rev. Susan Brown, pictured, when she made an official visit to London.

Deal best way forward at Brexit journey milestone

WE ARE at a critical moment as we prepare for Brexit and during the last few days a number of constituents across Dumfriesshire Clydesdale and Tweeddale have asked me for my thoughts. 

I hope my article on the current situation proves helpful.