Author: Jamie

I’m Graeme’s Parliamentary Assistant based at Holyrood, but I support his constituency work as well. Having been Caseworker to an Aberdeenshire MP some years prior, joining Graeme's team in 2019 was a return to this line of work from a role in fundraising.

£5 million to Unlock Scotland’s Entrepreneurial Talent Extra investment to grow and nurture high-growth businesses and entrepreneurs has been announced. The £5 million package will help…

Angus Service Among Projects Receiving £3.6m Fourteen drugs support projects, which will help save and improve lives as part of the Scottish Government’s National Mission on…

Community Action to Reach Net Zero Communities will receive a share of up to £5.5 million Scottish Government funding to help reduce their emissions and improve…

Supporting Adaptation to Climate Change More support could be available for communities to prepare for and adapt to the threat of flooding. A consultation on a…

Supporting Families Through Cost of Living Crisis First Minister John Swinney has confirmed the opening of a £1.5 million fund to support councils in removing the…

Scottish Government Extends Peak Fare Removal Pilot Graeme has welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement that its scrapping of peak rail fares will be continued over the…

New Powers to Tackle Unsafe Cladding The Scottish Parliament has unanimously approved legislation giving Scottish Ministers powers to assess and remediate buildings which have unsafe cladding, where…

New First Minister Confirms Those Supporting Cabinet First Minister John Swinney has completed the appointment of his ministerial team. Consisting of 11 Cabinet Secretaries, including the…