Edinburgh MP signs the Holocaust Education Trust Book of Commitment

This week Deidre Brock MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment.   Edinburgh North and Leith MP Deidre Brock signing the Book of Commitment The anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, the site of the largest mass murder in history,  will be marked on 27 January 2018. In More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, January 13th, 2018

Scotland Office costs back in the spotlight

The Secretary of State for Scotland David Mundell MP may have retained his position in the Cabinet reshuffle at the beginning of the week, but no matter who is in the office Deidre Brock MP for Edinburgh Northern More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, January 12th, 2018

Edinburgh West MP wants changes at the airport

Edinburgh Airport is one of the busiest international airports in the UK, a vital and growing hub for tourism and industry for Edinburgh and much of Scotland. However, the changing nature of the air traffic and More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Edinburgh MP leads WASPI consultation

Christine Jardine, MP for Edinburgh West, is at the centre of efforts to reverse the injustice to women born in the 1950s caused by pension reforms. Ms Jardine and a cross party group of MPs launched a consultation, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

Jardine supports small business in South Queensferry

Christine Jardine MP and Gerardine Renwick at the Little Parlour South Queensferry Christine Jardine, MP for Edinburgh West, was on South Queensferry High Street yesterday to support local business on Small Business More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, November 30th, 2017

MP blogs – Christine Jardine MP

by Christine Jardine Liberal Democrat MP for Edinburgh West. It has been quite a first six months for Christine.   There has been no shortage of issues to tackle either here in the constituency or down at More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Edinburgh reacts to the UK Government Autumn Statement

The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer stood in the House of Commons for a considerable time earlier today delivering his Autumn Statement in a speech which you can read in full here. The headline announcements include More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Jardine makes demands on Holyrood for timescale on Growth Scheme

Scottish Liberal Democrat MP Christine Jardine has demanded that the Scottish Government lay out a timescale for delivering the half a billion pound Scottish Growth Scheme, after an SNP cabinet minister once again More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Cherry questions the Prime Minister on Brexit

Joanna Cherry QC MP asked a question about Europe at Westminster earlier today but was not entirely happy with the response from the Prime Minister. As the SNP’s Justice Spokesperson and a member of the Exiting More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Helpline becomes free amid cross-party calls to halt Universal Credit

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions David Gauke has today announced DWP customer telephone lines will be changed to Freephone numbers. This announcement was made today while the debate on Universal Credit More...