I have been fortunate lately to benefit from a number of opportunities to highlight the good work done by volunteers in Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock and it was a pleasure to be able to do so again in this evening's debate on connecting communities by supporting charities and volunteers.
This morning I asked a question of the Minister for the Cabinet Office on devolution of power to local authorities, which I believe are best-placed to deliver local services. In my supplementary question I asked if the Minister would agree that approach is a positive one, which the Minister was
I am continuing to work with the Secretary of State for Scotland and local councils on the Ayrshire Growth Deal, and I am delighted to share with you that the UK Government has this week promised £100m to support the twenty-one projects confirmed at our Ayrshire Growth Deal Reception last month.
I spoke this evening in the general debate on Sport in the UK, highlighting the vast range of sporting events held each year in Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock and the value these bring to the community, not least the events organised by Ayr Racecourse on behalf of local charities.
I asked a question today regarding fire safety in residential buildings. Given my years in the fire service, I am always keen to ensure lessons are learnt where possible and I was pleased to hear the Minister confirm that work is ongoing to improve standards where possible, in particular with re
I spoke this evening in the debate on the motion of no confidence tabled by the Leader of the Opposition. This is a time of enormous uncertainty and unease nationally, and a general election at this stage would be the very last thing we need.
I was delighted this evening to bring together Members of Parliament, leaders and chief executives of the three Ayrshire councils and local businesses at the Scotland Office, by courtesy of the Secretary of State. This was in order to discuss and drive forward progress on the Ayrshire Growth Dea
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