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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.

16/01 This Week In Parliament

On Tuesday I attended a meeting of the Environment, Climate Change, and Land Reform committee where I participated in a discussion on deer management issues. Links to my questions can be found here and here.

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.

Torness Nuclear Power Station

Today I had the pleasure of being invited to visit Torness Power station with Maurice Golden MSP.

On arrival we were briefed by Plant Manager Robert Gunn on the works going on at Torness before being given a tour around the plant.

19/12 This Week In Parliament

On Tuesday I attended a meeting of the Environment, Climate Change, and Land Reform Committee, and supported a motion of condolence regarding the sudden passing of MSP Alex Johnstone.

12/12 This Week In Parliament

On Monday I held a surgery in Banchory and visited Kier Construction company in Westhill.

On Tuesday I attended a meeting of the Environment, Climate Change, and Land Reform Committee.

Scottish Government Debate: Support for Scotland's Renewables

On December 6th I put forward an amendment to the Energy Minister, Paul Wheelhouse MSP, regarding a motion on Scottish Renewables.  Here is the full text of my speech and amendment, or you can watch the video by following this link:

05/12 This Week in Parliament

On Tuesday I attended a meeting for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform committee.Later I went a parliamentary reception held by ADS Scotland highlighting the role of apprentices in science and engineering.

 

28/11 This Week in Parliament

On Tuesday I attended a meeting of the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform committee and a session on SRUC Rural Policy Centre’s Rural Scotland in Focus 2016.  I also went to events by ABB on sustainable energy strategy and the British Psychological Society on head injuries.