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McAlpine Condemns UK Government on handling of Brexit

South Scotland SNP MSP, Joan McAlpine has condemned the UK Government’s handling of Brexit after a British Army Veteran from Closeburn contacted her to express his fear that his German-born wife of 51 years might be refused permission to remain

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McAlpine welcomes news that Falls of Clyde is safe from quarry

South Scotland MSP Joan McAlpine, welcomed news that an international quarry company has lost its latest bid to devastate the landscape around the Falls of Clyde at New Lanark. The SNP MSP has long campaigned to stop Mexican multinational ‘Cemex’

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Moniaive gets windfall from Scottish Land Fund

SNP MSP Joan McAlpine has congratulated the Moniaive Initiative for its success in receiving a share of a Scottish Government fund to support community ownership.   The Initiative has been awarded £56,691 in the latest round of Scottish Land Fund awards, with £700k

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South Scotland MSP, Joan McAlpine signs up to Sugar Free February

South Scotland MSP, Joan McAlpine has marked this year’s World Cancer Day by signing up to Cancer Research’s Sugar Free February fundraising campaign, a nation-wide initiative aimed at raising funds while also raising awareness of the dangers of excessive sugar

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SNP SUPPORT INCREASE IN INVESTMENT IN DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY is

Joan McAlpine MSP has welcomed an extra £10m for the NHS in Dumfries and Galloway, as part of the Scottish Government’s budget passed at Holyrood this week.   She condemned the Labour and Conservative parties for voting against the budget,

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MCALPINE CONDEMNS PLANNING COMMITTEE VOTE

South Scotland SNP MSP, Joan McAlpine has written to Scottish Conservative Spokesperson for Mental Health, Public Health and Equalities, Annie Wells MSP, to ask that she remind Conservative party colleagues in Dumfries and Galloway Council of their obligation to support

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McAlpine : Mundell can’t be trusted on Brexit

South Scotland MSP Joan McAlpine has hit out at David Mundell’s most recent position on Brexit after he voted to seek changes to Theresa May’s Withdrawal Bill despite claiming two weeks ago that the deal could not be altered. The

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SOUTH SCOTLAND MSP JOAN McALPINE MARKS HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY

South Scotland MSP Joan McAlpine has marked Holocaust Memorial Day by attending a talk by 86 year old Holocaust survivor, Janine Webber, hosted by the Scottish Parliament.   Commenting Ms McAlpine said,   “It was such a privilege to listen

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SNP MSP WELCOMES FUNDING TO TACKLE ATTAINMENT GAP IN DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY

SNP MSP Joan McAlpine has challenged her political opponents across Dumfries & Galloway to back the Scottish Government’s plans to invest over £8 billion in Scotland’s education system.   Announcing his draft budget proposals in the Scottish Parliament last month,

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DAVID MUNDELL BACKS PM’S BREXIT DEAL IN “UNFORGIVEABLE” BETRAYAL OF DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY

South Scotland MSP, Joan McAlpine has branded local MP David Mundell’s support for Theresa May’s Brexit deal “unforgiveable” – claiming it puts jobs, businesses and livelihoods at risk across Dumfries & Galloway.   On Tuesday night in the House of

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