Westminster News

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland

I am delighted the PM has asked me to serve as a Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland, alongside new Secretary of State for Scotland Alister Jack MP and Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Robin Walker MP. 

NHS 70th Birthday

Happy 70th birthday to the NHS.

£2bn extra will be coming to the NHS Scotland due to the Government's commitment to increase spending.

Meeting with Dr Liam Fox

Meeting with Dr Liam Fox Secretary of State for International Trade.

Colin and Scottish colleagues continue to lobby for key sectors.

Oil and Gas Industry - myth exploded

NE MPs keep up the pressure to explode a dangerous myth about the O&G industry.

Many members misguidedly think hydrocarbons are a thing of the past and the North Sea is finished.

Aberdeen Airport's status raised in a House of Common's debate

The importance of Aberdeen airport’s status in serving a “northern powerhouse” has been underlined in a House of Commons debate.

London’s airports are forecast to be full by the mid-2030s with Heathrow already operating at capacity and Gatwick at capacity during peak times.

Gordon MP Promotes NE during recent VisitScotland meeting

Colin Clark MP for Gordon and other newly elected Conservatives in the NE took an early opportunity to promote the NE to VisitScotland during a recent meeting arranged with thanks to Lord Thurso, Chairman of VisitScotland and Ex-Officio Board Member of VisitBritain