Holyrood News


I am delighted to announce that I am planning to hold socially distanced surgeries soon to meet with constituents face-to-face to discuss their concerns. You MUST book an appointment and location details will be provided. 

North East Open Studios 2020

Delighted to support North East Open Studios (NEOS) by hosting the talented Bruce Swanson and John Threlfall at Milton Art Gallery for NEOS 2020!

Coronavirus Guidance Updates

Important Updates

From Monday, 14th September the number of people who can meet together, indoors AND outdoors, will be set at a maximum of six people from two households.

Beware of Suspicious Emails

Throughout the pandemic there have unfortunately been numerous scams circulating around and I want to remind everyone to please be cautious of suspicious phone-calls and emails.

Success of Eat Out to Help Out Scheme!


Excellent to hear that the Eat Out to Help Out scheme was a huge success across Aberdeenshire and Scotland – with over 3,100 businesses taking part in the scheme!

Reopening of Indoor Sports Facilities

For those of you have been keeping fit throughout lockdown, or have missed out on your usual exercise, it is great that gyms, swimming pools and indoor sports facilities are now able to reopen!

Fundraising Firewalk! *postponed*

Delighted to take part in the fundraising Firewalk to help raise money for Forget Me Not Club!

Forget Me Not Club provide wonderful support to those who live with dementia and have continued to deliver their services to families throughout the pandemic.

Consultation on Proposed Electricians Bill

A new consultation has been launched by my colleague Jamie Halcro Johnston, MSP for the Highlands and Islands on a proposal for his Bill on the regulation and protection of title and registration of electricians.

Lyme Disease Tracer

I have long been an avid campaigner for raising awareness of Lyme Disease and improving testing and treatment of the disease.