Westminster

Jardine welcomes China flight

Edinburgh West MP Christine Jardine has described the first ever direct flight between Scotland and China as ‘momentous for Edinburgh Airport’. There will now be...

Jardine criticises RBS sell off

Liberal Democrat Scottish Affairs spokesperson Christine Jardine MP has today said that rural customers deserve an explanation as the UK government's announced that it is set to...

Deidre calls for action on institutional racism

Deidre Brock SNP MP for Edinburgh North and Leith has called for an unflinching look at institutional racism at Westminster after today’s announcement of an...

Joanna Cherry calls for UK government to support victims of human...

Joanna Cherry QC MP for Edinburgh South West and SNP Westminster spokesperson on Justice and Home Affairs, called upon the government to take steps...

Councils must learn lessons about keeping public buildings safe

All councils must learn lessons to maintain the safety of public buildings following Edinburgh school wall collapse In a report out today, the Accounts Commission...

Joanna joins the picket line

by Joanna Cherry QC MP for Edinburgh South West. Joanna writes : "Earlier this month I visited a freezing picket line at Heriot Watt University to...

Government stepping in to help Canal View pupil

Yesterday in Westminster local MP Joanna Cherry QC MP asked the Prime Minister to step in and help a pupil at Canal View Primary...

Edinburgh MP asks PM for help for Syrian boy

Last week we told you the great news about Canal View who have won the class trip of a lifetime to Majorca with Jet2...

Jardine’s survey shows support for restrictions on night flights

Christine Jardine MP for Edinburgh West tells us that she conducted a survey on night flights and the results are clear. There is overwhelming support...

Jardine welcomes delays in branch closures

Late last year the Royal Bank of Scotland announced closure of many branches across Scotland including some in Edinburgh. Today in an apparent U-turn...