MP plans talks on at risk hotel jobs

Tweeddale MP David Mundell is to hold discussions the with the hotel group, which operates the Peebles Hydro and the The Park hotel in the town, to see if he can assist in any way.

MP welcomes weddings return

A LOCAL parliamentarian has welcomed a decision to make weddings in Scotland possible during the coronavirus emergency.

Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell had backed calls for a relaxation which was approved at Holyrood on Wednesday.

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.

Petition battle MP and MSP praise axed train return

LOCAL MP David Mundell and constituency MSP Oliver Mundell have thanked 3,000 people who signed their petition to have 10.32 Lockerbie to Edinburgh service reinstated after it was axed in the December timetable changes. 

MP reflects on 75th anniversary of VE Day

This Friday, I'm sure, people across the constituency will mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe with pride, sadness and a mixture of other emotions.

Parliament changing for the Better?

ONE OF the consequences of Parliament having to adapt to coronavirus is the increased use of video technology which I have been arguing for now for sometime and I hope will still be a part of proceedings after this crisis is over.  

Making A Difference

I would like to take this opportunity to praise the work of all those on our local coronavirus frontline be they NHS, key workers or in the wider care community. 

They truly are going above and beyond in these difficult times.