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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.

Never to be forgotten

IT IS vitally important the horrific mass murder of European Jews and other minorities in World War Two is never forgotten.

MP briefed on schools' important bee research

PUPILS at Annan Academy are taking part in groundbreaking research into why the honey bee population is in decline.

They are collecting bees from hives at different locations and stages in their lifespan for testing to see if they have any diseases.

Westminster update for DG Chamber members

BORDER BREAKFAST . . . Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell was guest speaker at an early morning gathering of business people at Smiths Hotel, Gretna Green on Friday.

Whisky message must go to Trump

I HAVE urged the Government to highlight the damaging impact of a pending 25-per-cent whisky tariff by the United States on our iconic Scottish industry directly with President Trump himself.

MP gives pupils Westminster insight

Modern Studies students at Annan Academy were given a first hand account of the twists and turns of political life at Westminster on Friday.