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US TRADE DEAL THREAT TO LOCAL FOOD AND DRINK

SNP MSP for South Scotland, Joan McAlpine, has warned that farmers and food producers in Dumfries and Galloway could be hit by a post-Brexit trade deal with Donald Trump – after the US ambassador reiterated demands for major concessions from

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lJoan McAlpine welcomes meeting of the health board with epilepsy parents

South of Scotland SNP MSP Joan McAlpine has welcomed news that Epilepsy Scotland will meet with representatives from the Dumfries and Galloway Health Board alongside local parents of children who suffer with epilepsy.   The meeting has been arranged after

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SNP WIN IN DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY AS SCOTLAND SAYS NO TO BREXIT

RESULT IS BIGGEST EUROPEAN ELECTION VICTORY EVER SEEN IN SCOTLAND The SNP has won the European election in Dumfries and Galloway as Scotland voted emphatically to reject Brexit. The SNP received 27.8% of the vote in Dumfries and Galloway and

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STOP BREXIT TO PROTECT NHS IN DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY

TRUMP TRADE DEAL AND HIT TO STAFF AND MEDICINES MUST BE AVERTEDThe European election is a chance to stop Brexit and protect our NHS, SNP MSP JOAN McALPINE has said – as the party steps up campaigning on the final

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Scotland can’t be forced into bargain basement Trump trade deal

Scotland must avoid being forced into a “bargain basement” trade deal with Trump by stopping Brexit, SNP MSP Joan McAlpine has said. The Tories have made the ability to strike independent trade deals a red line in Brexit negotiations – despite

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McAlpine Slams Tory Government’s Callous Treatment of Mixed Pension-Age Couples

South of Scotland SNP MSP Joan McAlpine has hit out at the Tory led UK Government this week over a callous decision to force newly-retired people with partners younger than the state retirement age of 65 to claim Universal Credit,

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DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY FARMERS CAN’T TRUST TORY BREXIT

Farmers in Dumfries and Galloway have been “badly let down” by the Tories and food producers are suffering from ongoing Brexit uncertainty, SNP MSP Joan McAlpine has said. Ms McAlpine said that the failure of the UK government to pass

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270 Families in D&G received best start grants

SNP MSP Joan McAlpine has welcomed the news that 270 families in Dumfries and Galloway received a payment of £600 on the birth of a first child, and £300 on the birth of any siblings, thanks to the Scottish Government’s

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Joan McAlpine Praises Dumfries and Galloway at Historic Environment Scotland Event

SNP MSP for South Scotland, Joan McAlpine, has celebrated the unique cultural heritage of Dumfries and Galloway at a Scottish Parliament reception to launch Historic Environment Scotland’s new corporate plan ‘Heritage for All’.   Ms. McAlpine, who is also convener

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McAlpine slams UK Govt for EU voter barrier

South Scotland MSP, Joan McAlpine, has hit out at the UK Government for failing to properly inform EU citizens that if they don’t complete extra paperwork they could be prevented from voting in next month’s European elections.   Nearly 1500

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