Assembly News

20/02 This Week in Parliament

On Monday I held a surgery in Banchory where I spoke with constituents about issues facing the Northeast, including continued opposition to the proposed SSE pylons line and problems with the NHS.

30/01 This Week in Parliament

On Monday we welcomed Transport Minister Humza Yousaf to Aberdeen for a public meeting regarding the AWPR. It was a well-attended event with many questions put to Humza from local residents on the many complications facing the project.

SSE Pylons Debate

As you may know, National Grid has just published a new Networks Options Assessment (NOA) report which recommended that the project should not proceed. This is a great victory for the area, but NOA recommendations are updated each year so the project could still pose a threat.

23/01 This Week in Parliament

On Monday I met with the Western Aberdeenshire Pylon Action group, who gave a presentation on the SSE pylons.

09/01 This Week In Parliament

On Monday I met with Jo Robinson, the Visit Scotland Regional Director for Aberdeenshire, to discuss growing tourism in the region.