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SNP MSP for South Scotland Joan McAlpine has said that farmers across Dumfries and Galloway will feel “betrayed” by the Tory Government’s latest plans for a No Deal Brexit.   The UK government has this week announced plans to remove …

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South of Scotland SNP MSP Joan McAlpine has welcomed news that the Scottish Government have made payments of over £327 million to farmers and crofters to help them plan for the impacts of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit.   The news comes …

£327 Million in Scot Gov Payments to Protect Farmers Against ‘No-Deal’ Read More »

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South of Scotland SNP MSP Joan McAlpine is encouraging farmers in Dumfries and Galloway to have their say on animal health legislation for Livestock. Announced as part of the Programme for Government, a consultation is now underway on proposals to …

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MSP Joan McAlpine says a £300k windfall from the Crown Estate should help support Nith Inshore Rescue and other coastal community projects in Dumfries and Galloway. The South Scotland MSP made her call after discovering that the Scottish Government has …

McALPINE DEMANDS CROWN ESTATE WINDFALL BENEFITS NITH INSHORE RESCUE Read More »

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SNP MSP Joan McAlpine has urged parents to “trust the facts” and make sure their child is vaccinated for flu this winter.   This week, the Scottish Government has launched its annual national flu vaccination programme – with a focus …

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SNP MSP for South Scotland Joan McAlpine MSP has called on the UK Government to cough up their fair share of funding for Broadband and digital infrastructure across Scotland.   The MSP’s comments come after the UK Chancellor’s Broadband funding …

McAlpine calls on UK Government to ‘Cough-Up’ funding for Broadband in Scotland Read More »

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South Scotland SNP MSP Joan McAlpine has hit out at the Scottish Tories after the party’s interim leader Jackson Carlaw said they would support leaving the EU on October 31st even if there is no agreed deal with Brussels.   …

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MSP for South Scotland Joan McAlpine has said that SNP plans to establish a Scottish National Investment bank will help encourage economic growth across South Scotland.  This week in Holyrood, MSPs debated the Scottish Government’s blueprint for the investment bank …

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MSP Joan McAlpine today backed a new law to give Scotland the toughest emission reduction targets in the world in order to tackle the climate emergency.   The SNP politician voted in favour of making Scotland a  “net zero” nation …

MSP RESPONDS TO CLIMATE CRISIS Read More »

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To mark Blood Cancer Awareness Month this September, SNP MSP Joan McAlpine attended a reception in Holyrood, to celebrate the number of potential stem cell donors in South Scotland on the Anthony Nolan register.   This achievement was marked by …

SCOTTISH LIFESAVERS ON THE STEM CELL REGISTER CELEBRATED Read More »

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