Category: SNP Dumfries and Galloway

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 …

MSP BACKS PLANS TO “TRANSFORM” SOUTH SCOTLAND ECONOMY Read More »

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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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South of Scotland SNP MSP Joan McAlpine has called on Conservative MPs David Mundell and Alister Jack to explain why they backed Boris Johnston’s illegal shut down of the UK parliament.   The proroguing of parliament was ruled unlawful today in …

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Michael Matheson MSP agreed to meet the Langholm station action group after being contacted by South of Scotland MSP Joan McAlpine. Ms. McAlpine, an SNP MSP, said: “I have taken a keen interest in the campaign and was delighted when …

Transport minister to meet Langholm Campaigners for reopening Langholm Station Read More »

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MSP Joan McAlpine has raised fears about the future of egg production after the Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy Fergus Ewing told her the sector could be ‘wiped out’ if a no-deal Brexit leads to a mass influx of …

Plight of local egg producers raised in Scottish Parliament Read More »

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South Scotland MSP, Joan McAlpine, has praised Dumfries & Galloway’s high quality food and drink sector following a tour of some of region’s top growers, producers and retailers.   The SNP MSP had been visiting the businesses as part of …

Praise it like you should – D&G Quality Food & Drink Sector Read More »

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South Scotland MSP, Joan McAlpine has condemned the UK government for taking six years to hand over EU cash earmarked for Scottish Farmers. She welcomed the Conservatives finally releasing the £160m but said it came too late.    The payment, …

SIX YEARS FOR SICK UK GOVERNMENT TO GIVE EU CASH TO SCOTTISH FARMERS. Read More »

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