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MP demands safety checks on Wind Turbines

Following last week’s incidents where a wind turbine in Ayrshire went on fire and another in Berwickshire was blown over during high winds, local MP David Mundell has called for safety checks on existing turbines and confirmation that both they and any new turbines have the capacity to withstand high winds.

Local MP welcomes more help for Scotland in Chancellor's Autumn Statement

David Mundell has welcomed the measures outlined yesterday in Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement. The Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP said he hoped some of the £433 million extra capital investment Scotland that will receive would make its' way to the region.

Mundell welcomes Lockerbie Firm Takeover

Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell has welcomed the news that a tile company in Lockerbie has been taken over with a view to expansion. Russell Roof Tiles, which employs 100 people in Lockerbie and Burton-upon-Trent, was bought by Russell Building Products (RBP) in a £13.6m deal.

Mundell welcomes New Party Leader

David Mundell MP joined Prime Minister David Cameron to welcome Ruth Davidson as the newly elected leader of the Scottish Conservative Party at a meeting on Monday.

MP takes to the Shop Floor

Local MP David Mundell swapped politics for a charity shop floor last Friday, by taking part in national 'Make a Difference Day'. The annual event, organised by UK volunteering charity CSV (Community Service Volunteers), aims to encourage more people to volunteer in their communities.