Westminster

MP backing award-winning disability employment programme

Joanna Cherry QC MP is backing Leonard Cheshire’s award-winning Change 100 disability employment programme and is urging employers to sign up for the innovative...

SNP back EU protectors for produce

It is the SNP conference in Edinburgh this weekend. At the conference there has been some discussion about the value of EU...

The week at Westminster

The UK Parliament is very new, so new in fact that the Queen's Speech has still to be heard which it will be this...

Edinburgh MP claims the drug laws don’t work

by Tommy Sheppard MP for Edinburgh East Last year 1187 people died in Scotland from a drug related death. ...

SNP MP asks about Brexit effect on Edinburgh’s financial services

  The MP for Edinburgh North and Leith Deidre Brock MP asked the Prime Minister, Theresa May, about retaining what is known as 'passporting' rights...

Tommy Sheppard holding public meeting on Saturday

Edinburgh East MP Tommy Sheppard is hosting a public meeting with panellists Professor Nicola McEwan and journalist Simon Pia to explore what happens next...

Finance Minister demands more investment ahead of the Autumn Statement

The Chancellor Philip Hammond will rise later today to make his first Autumn Statement in the House of Commons. Ahead of that Finance Secretary Derek...

Prime Minister and First Minister to sign City Region Deal today...

Prime Minister Theresa May will visit Edinburgh today to sign the £1.3 billion City Region Deal for Edinburgh and the South East of Scotland...

Edinburgh’s City Deal gets the nod from the UK Treasury

Today during the Chancellor of the Exchequer's Budget speech there was one line which particularly interested us. He mentioned the Edinburgh City Deal. In fact...

Cherry calls for a People’s Vote

Edinburgh South West had one of the highest Remain votes in the UK, and over the last few months, I have...

Jardine disappointed at news from Edinburgh Airport

Today Edinburgh West MP Christine Jardine has expressed her disappointment at the news that Edinburgh Airport will not introduce an offset or curved approach for landing aircraft. The solution had...

Brock questions Mundell’s ‘fortune’ spent on social media advertising

The Scotland Office spent £686,166.29 on its communications team in the last financial year, a jump of just over £250,000 on the previous year,...
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