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Unpaid Moray carers to have allowance doubled

Unpaid Moray carers to have allowance doubled

Unpaid Moray carers to have allowance doubled

11 October 2021

UNPAID carers in Moray will have their allowance doubled by the Scottish Government after The Carer's Allowance Supplement Bill passed last week.


Green MSP Ariane Burgess welcomes new drug guidance

Green MSP Ariane Burgess welcomes new drug guidance

Green MSP Ariane Burgess welcomes new drug guidance

28 September 2021

GUIDANCE will mean that possession of class A drugs will not automatically lead to arrest.


Have your say on National Insurance increase

Have your say on National Insurance increase

Have your say on National Insurance increase

09 September 2021

DIFFERENCES of opinion on National Insurance increase.


Programme for Government 'strong plan for recovery', says MSP

Programme for Government 'strong plan for recovery', says MSP

Programme for Government 'strong plan for recovery', says MSP

09 September 2021

THE Scottish Government's newly released Programme for Government has been hailed as a "strong plan for recovery" by a local MSP.


Conservative MP Douglas Ross and SNP MSP Richard Lochhead clash over A96 dualling

Conservative MP Douglas Ross and SNP MSP Richard Lochhead clash over A96 dualling

Conservative MP Douglas Ross and SNP MSP Richard Lochhead clash over A96 dualling

27 August 2021

DOUGLAS Ross said Richard Lochhead should give A96 dualling his full backing.


Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar outlines economic plans on Lossie visit

Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar outlines economic plans on Lossie visit

Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar outlines economic plans on Lossie visit

09 August 2021

ANAS Sarwar called for the prompt reopening of the town's East Beach Bridge on the visit.


Buckie councillor backs campaign to halt Universal Credit cuts

Buckie councillor backs campaign to halt Universal Credit cuts

Buckie councillor backs campaign to halt Universal Credit cuts

06 August 2021

A BUCKIE councillor has backed an SNP campaign to halt cuts to Universal Credit (UC).


Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar visits Elgin vaccination centre

Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar visits Elgin vaccination centre

Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar visits Elgin vaccination centre

06 August 2021

MR SARWAR paid the hard-working vaccination team and volunteers a visit this afternoon.


Universal Credit claimants being 'hung out to dry' by UK government, says MSP

Universal Credit claimants being 'hung out to dry' by UK government, says MSP

Universal Credit claimants being 'hung out to dry' by UK government, says MSP

24 July 2021

PLANS to cut Universal Credit (UC) payments by £20 a week have been slammed by a local MSP.


Isolation rules for fully-vaccinated key workers to change

Isolation rules for fully-vaccinated key workers to change

Isolation rules for fully-vaccinated key workers to change

23 July 2021

KEY workers who are close contacts of a Covid-19 case will not have to self-isolate if they are double jabbed.


Buckie councillor condemns plans to cut Universal Credit

Buckie councillor condemns plans to cut Universal Credit

Buckie councillor condemns plans to cut Universal Credit

21 July 2021

PLANS by the UK government to cut Universal Credit (UC) have been condemned by a Buckie councillor.


Lochhead "disappointed" with Ross' vote to cut foreign aid

Lochhead "disappointed" with Ross' vote to cut foreign aid

Lochhead "disappointed" with Ross' vote to cut foreign aid

15 July 2021

DOUGLAS Ross said he "reluctantly" voted for the cuts to protect jobs and the economy in the UK.


MSP slams Tory 'power grab' from Scottish Parliament

MSP slams Tory 'power grab' from Scottish Parliament

MSP slams Tory 'power grab' from Scottish Parliament

07 July 2021

A LOCAL MSP has backed calls by the SNP for Prime Minister Boris Johnson to reaffirm his commitment to the Scotland Act 2016.


Adam backs petition to make conversion therapy illegal

Adam backs petition to make conversion therapy illegal

Adam backs petition to make conversion therapy illegal

06 July 2021

LOCAL MSP Karen Adam has welcomed a petition to make conversion therapy illegal in Scotland.


Economic recovery is 'number one priority' for Ross on Holyrood return

Economic recovery is 'number one priority' for Ross on Holyrood return

Economic recovery is 'number one priority' for Ross on Holyrood return

27 June 2021

IT'S good to be back – that was the sentiment from Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross after his first few weeks back at Holyrood.


Adam sounds Scottish Labour indyref2 warning

Adam sounds Scottish Labour indyref2 warning

Adam sounds Scottish Labour indyref2 warning

27 June 2021

THE Scottish Labour Party will "be on the wrong side of history" if they refuse to support an independence referendum, a local MSP has warned.


US whisky tariff move welcomed

US whisky tariff move welcomed

US whisky tariff move welcomed

17 June 2021

THE decision by the USA to lift tariffs on Scotch whisky has been welcomed.


Adam condemns UK inmigration policy

Adam condemns UK inmigration policy

Adam condemns UK inmigration policy

17 June 2021

THE contribution made by EU nationals to the Scottish economy has been hailed by a local MSP.


Douglas Ross donates MSP wage to Keiran's Legacy

Douglas Ross donates MSP wage to Keiran's Legacy

Douglas Ross donates MSP wage to Keiran's Legacy

11 June 2021

MR Ross will donate his monthly wage to a different charity every month.


Local MSP makes history by taking oath in sign language

Local MSP makes history by taking oath in sign language

Local MSP makes history by taking oath in sign language

13 May 2021

THERE was history in the making earlier today for Banffshire and Buchan Coast's new MSP when she used British Sign Language (BSL) in her affirmation.


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