Westminster News

Trade Bill Speculation

A number of constituents have contacted me about reports surrounding voting on the Trade Bill which took place in the House of Commons on Monday 20 July. I would like to take this opportunity to clarify this matter. 

Over-75s' TV licence worries raised by MP

CONCERNS expressed by older constituents worried by the looming removal by the BBC of the free TV licence for most over-75s have been taken up by local MP David Mundell.

MP welcomes Covid-19 jobs support uptake

SUPPORT packages funded by the UK Government are making a significant difference to the local economy as the country emerges from the coronavirus pandemic.

Cash king for many in lockdown and beyond

AS I'VE highlighted before on this page, the cash dispenser network is particularly important in rural constituencies like Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale.

Agriculture Bill

The UK is a high quality and competitive producer of agricultural and agri-food products.  The UK’s new trade agreements, including with the US, will bring new opportunities for the UK farming sector.

MP steps up cash machine battle

LOCAL MP David Mundell has renewed his calls for an end to a decline in free-to-use cash dispensers.

He has been a long-time campaigner against the trend which has impacted on his largely rural Dumfriesshire Clydesdale and Tweeddale constituency.

MP briefed on cancer battle progress

SHOWING SUPPORT . . . Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell (pictured) met with campaigners from Cancer Research UK at the Palace of Westminster last week.

Campaigning to keep USA drams flowing

WHISKY is an important industry and employer in my constituency and across Scotland but frustratingly is facing some big challenges just now.