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MP pays Posties a Visit

Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell recently paid a visit to Thornhill sorting office to see first-hand the scale of the operation faced by postmen and women across the country at this time of year. Mr Mundell met workers and learned about how they cope with the huge increase in mail volume over the festive period.

MP demands action on former Mercury Motor Inn, Moffat

Local MP David Mundell is renewing his long standing call for the former Mercury Motor Inn in Moffat to be demolished.  The building which is owned by the Edinburgh Woollen Mill has been derelict since 1999 and there have been various proposals to redevelop the site but none have come to fruition.

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.