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.

Benefits for Culture, Events & Creative Sectors The culture and creative sectors of an independent Scotland would be enhanced by the establishment of a new Scottish…

Starmer: U-turn After Screeching U-turn Despite claiming to be the party of working people, Labour now endorses the Tories’ economic policy, social security cuts and anti-immigrant…

Measures Will Increase Food Costs & Risk Delays Following warnings that post-Brexit import controls will raise food prices and risk supply delays, the SNP has said…

Sector Delivered More Electricity Than Scotland Used Renewable technologies generated the equivalent of 113% of Scotland’s overall electricity consumption in 2022, new statistics show. This is…

Tourism Statistics Published for Q3 2023 Overseas visitors are coming to Scotland in greater numbers than before the pandemic. Figures published today by the Office for…

Strengthening Democratic Processes Legislation which aims to enhance Scotland’s democratic processes has been published in the Scottish Parliament. The Scottish Elections (Representation and Reform) Bill includes…

Improve Access to Healthy, Locally Produced Food Ensuring everyone in Scotland can access nutritious, sustainable food is at the heart of new plans to transform the…

Mistakes Leave Thousands of Scots Worse Off New research has revealed that those on the lowest incomes would need to double their incomes in order to…

Resilience Committee Updated The Scottish Government’s Resilience Room (SGoRR) has met to consider the impacts of Storm Isha and preparations for Storm Jocelyn. The meeting was…