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Colin Clark MP - Statement on Withdrawal Act, House of Commons

“I rise to remind people that it was only two months ago that there was a debate on “Legislating for the Withdrawal Agreement”, when I cited the then Secretary of State, my right hon. Friend Dominic Raab, and his ambition for 

A96 Survey Press Release

A MP has urged the Scottish Government to “listen to the people” after a survey showed overwhelming support for plans to dual the A96 from Inverurie to Huntly along the existing route.

Draft EU Withdrawal Agreement

Amid all the noise around the draft EU withdrawal agreement, it is worth pointing out that this deal at its heart aims to protect jobs and avoid a damaging ‘no deal’ scenario.
 

14 November 2018 - A96 Survey Update

The proposed NW routes of the A96 are causing great deal of negative comment. My inbox is full overwhelmingly of people outraged by the environmental damage the routes would make.
 

Debating the Agriculture Bill

Today the SNP spent a lot of time calling for agricultural policy to meet the needs of Scotland, with which I agree. But they seem to have completely forgotten that agricultural policy is devolved to the Scottish Government.

A96 Dualling – East of Huntly to Aberdeen scheme

Transport Scotland and their consultants Amey/Arup arranged for several public exhibitions to encourage feedback or comments from stakeholders, landowners, local communities and other interested parties.   

Online Retailer's Tax

In reply to many emails about a “so-called Amazon tax”, I agree with the principle that online retailers must pay a fair share of  tax.  I and other colleagues recently met with Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, and the government is considering this area.

NFUS in Westminster

Colin met with Scottish NFU and during discussions the drought and fodder issues were raised.