1st June 2020 / News

Coronavirus Update: First Minister’s Speech 01 June 2020

Good afternoon. Thanks for joining us for today’s briefing. I want to start by providing provide an update, as I...
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31st May 2020 / News

Next Steps for NHS Scotland

Services to be restored safely and gradually based on clinical advice NHS Scotland will begin resuming some services that have...
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31st May 2020 / News

Helping Those With No Access To Public Funds

Communities Secretary Aileen Campbell has called on the UK Government to provide support for people classed as having No Recourse...
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31st May 2020 / News

Support For Measures To Prevent Spread Of Virus

A poll found a high level of support for testing measures to control the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The survey,...
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28th May 2020 / News

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES PREPARING FOR PHASED RETURN

SCOTTISH INSTITUTIONS OPEN FOR BUSINESS 27 May 2020 Scotland’s colleges and universities are gearing up for a phased campus return...
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28th May 2020 / News

TEST & PROTECT

HOW WE CAN ALL PLAY OUR PART 28 May 2020 Health Secretary Jeane Freeman explains how we can all play...
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27th May 2020 / News

UK GOV “PULLS THE RUG” ON SCOTLAND CORONAVIRUS SUPPORT

SNP: £70M FUNDING PLEDGES MUST BE HONOURED 27 May 2020 The SNP has called for clarity on coronavirus funding, after...
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27th May 2020 / News

SAFE RETURN TO SCHOOLS & NURSERIES

SCIENTIFIC ADVICE BEHIND REOPENING PUBLISHED 26 May 2020 Education Secretary John Swinney has published a summary of the scientific advice...
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26th May 2020 / News

SECTOR GUIDANCE FOR EASING LOCKDOWN

SUPPORT TO WORK SAFELY 26 May 2020 New guidance has been published for retailers and manufacturers to consider how people...
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26th May 2020 / News

TEST & PROTECT ROLLED OUT NATIONALLY

EVERYONE WITH SYMPTOMS URGED TO BOOK TEST 26 May 2020 Test and Protect – NHS Scotland’s approach to controlling the...
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26th May 2020 / News

TRANSPORT GUIDANCE & NEXT STEPS

TRANSITION PLAN SEES £20M ACTIVE TRAVEL BOOST 26 May 2020 New guidance for passengers and operators in Scotland has been...
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25th May 2020 / News

Supporting Scotland’s Social Care Workers

Supporting Scotland’s social care workers Plans for death in service cover and enhancements to statutory sick pay. Extra financial support...
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22nd May 2020 / News

Supporting Mental Health and Wellbeing

Scottish Government funding of more than £8 million is helping projects to deliver mental health support and wellbeing services for...
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21st May 2020 / News

MSPS SUPPORT FURTHER EMERGENCY LEGISLATION

PARLIAMENT PASSES NEW CORONAVIRUS BILL 20 May 2020 The Scottish Parliament has unanimously supported new emergency measures to help people in...
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20th May 2020 / News

ADDITIONAL £40M SUPPORT FOR KEY SECTORS

MORE HELP FOR BUSINESSES 20 May 2020 The Scottish Government’s Business Support Fund has been increased by £40 million to...
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20th May 2020 / News

SUPPORT FOR WOMEN WITH MESH COMPLICATIONS

FUND SET UP TO OFFER HELP WITH EXPENSES 20 May 2020 A £1 million fund is being created to help...
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19th May 2020 / News

SCOT GOV RESPONDS TO BREXIT LEGAL TEXT

DEVOLVED GOVERNMENTS SIDELINED 19 May 2020 Constitution Secretary Michael Russell has responded after the UK Government published a series of...
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19th May 2020 / News

Local Parliamentarians Seek Solution for Abbey Health Centre

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey and Angus MP Dave Doogan have stepped up efforts to secure a solution regarding...
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19th May 2020 / News

TACKLING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE DURING PANDEMIC

NEW GUIDANCE FOR LOCAL AUTHORITIES 19 May 2020 Councils will get more support to deal with increased levels of domestic...
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19th May 2020 / News

SNP CALL FOR COMPREHENSIVE FINANCIAL SUPPORT

TORIES "MUST RULE OUT AUSTERITY" AS UNEMPLOYMENT RISES 19 May 2020 The SNP has renewed calls for a comprehensive package...
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19th May 2020 / News

DETAIL NEEDED ON EMPLOYERS’ FURLOUGH CONTRIBUTION

SNP CALL FOR URGENT CLARITY 18 May 2020 The SNP’s Shadow Chancellor, Alison Thewliss MP, has called on the UK...
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19th May 2020 / News

EXPANSION OF COVID-19 TESTING

ALL OVER-5s WITH SYMPTOMS NOW ELIGIBLE 18 May 2020 Testing for coronavirus (COVID-19) is to be opened out to everyone...
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18th May 2020 / News

Free Hospital Car Parking Extended

Suspension of charges at three PFI hospitals continue until September Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has today announced an extension to...
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18th May 2020 / News

Update to Coronavirus Symptoms

A statement from the four UK Chief Medical Officers on an update to Coronavirus symptoms: From today, all individuals should...
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17th May 2020 / News

Support for Unpaid Carers

Since the lockdown began, a growing number of people have had to take on extra or new responsibilities to care...
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17th May 2020 / News

Care Home Support Powers

New ‘safety net’ proposed for care sector due to Covid-19. New measures have been proposed to ensure swift intervention if...
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15th May 2020

Local Parliamentarians Seek Solution for Abbey Health Centre

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey and Angus MP Dave Doogan have stepped up efforts to secure a solution regarding...
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15th May 2020 / News

MSP Comments on NTS’ Update on JM Barrie’s Birthplace and Barry Mill

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed confirmation from the National Trust for Scotland (NTS) that they are exploring...
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14th May 2020 / News

DEPOSIT RETURN SCHEME REGULATIONS PASSED

SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT VOTES IN FAVOUR 13 May 2020 Commenting on the Scottish Parliament voting in favour of regulations which will...
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14th May 2020 / News

EMERGENCY MARRIAGE & CIVIL PARTNERSHIP GUIDANCE

ADVICE PART OF 2ND CORONAVIRUS (SCOTLAND) BILL 13 May 2020 Guidance is to be published on how to apply for...
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12th May 2020 / News

CONCRETE ASSURANCES NEEDED ON JOB RETENTION SCHEME

SNP: UK GOV MUST NOT CUT SUPPORT 12 May 2020 The SNP has called for concrete assurances that changes to...
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12th May 2020 / News

MSP WELCOMES EXTRA £1M FOR ANGUS SOCIAL CARE

FUNDING TO HELP WITH ADDITIONAL COVID-19 COSTS 12 May 2020 MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed...
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12th May 2020 / News

EXTRA SUPPORT FOR CHARITIES

SMALL PREMISES NOW ELIGIBLE FOR £10,000 GRANTS 12 May 2020 Properties occupied by charities can now apply for the £10,000...
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12th May 2020 / News

UNIQUE SUPPORT FOR HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE

NEW RESOURCES FOR STAFF, CARERS, VOLUNTEERS & FAMILIES 11 May 2020 Organisations from across Scotland have together created The National...
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11th May 2020 / News

Funding For Three Key Angus Charities

Three Angus charities on the front-line, helping people with difficulties during the Coronavirus crisis have been awarded funding to assist...
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11th May 2020 / News

Changes To Advice On Going Outdoors

More Opportunity To Exercise The advice on how often people can venture outdoors is being changed from today (Monday, May...
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10th May 2020 / News

Uptake In Those With Urgent Health Concerns Using NHS

Research shows Scots now more likely to go to hospital or GP with non COVID-19 symptoms New research has highlighted...
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10th May 2020 / News

Supporting Communities Affected By Coronavirus

Local groups get a £10 million boost Families on lower incomes and older people are to get more support with...
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10th May 2020 / News

Increase in PPE production

More vital Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be manufactured in Scotland following the establishment of a new NHS Scotland supply...
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8th May 2020 / News

Additional £45m To Support Pivotal Businesses

SME Support Doubles To £90m A fund launched last week to provide grants for small and medium-sized businesses affected by...
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8th May 2020 / News

Mental Health Support and Financial Support Resources

Mental Health Support   Breathing Space Breathing Space offers a free, confidential phone and web-based service for people in Scotland...
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7th May 2020 / News

Future of the Job Retention Scheme

Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop and Finance Secretary Kate Forbes have written to the UK Government calling for assurances that Scottish...
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7th May 2020

Emergency Loan Fund for SME Housebuilders

Housebuilders will be able to apply for short-term loans of up to £1 million from the Scottish Government to support...
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7th May 2020 / News

Getting People Online

A new £5 million programme will offer an internet connection, training and support, and a laptop or tablet to vulnerable...
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7th May 2020 / News

New Consumer Organisation

Legislation to establish a new consumer organisation has been unanimously passed by the Scottish Parliament. Consumer Scotland – a new...
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6th May 2020 / News

Extra Payment for Unpaid Carers

As part of the next emergency coronavirus legislation, the Scottish Government is proposing an additional £19.2 million investment in Carer’s...
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5th May 2020 / News

£4.46 million To Be Provided Direct To Angus School Headteachers Between 2020 and 2022.

Funding of more than £4.46 million to close the poverty-related attainment gap has been allocated to schools across Angus, with...
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5th May 2020 / News

Abbey Health Centre Update

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey and Angus MP Dave Doogan last Friday had a virtual meeting with NHS Tayside...
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4th May 2020 / News

Supporting Mental Health

Key mental health services to support families, young people and autistic people are to receive more than £1 million additional...
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3rd May 2020 / News

Public Urged To Take Part In Online VE Day Commemorations

GRAEME CALLS ON CONSTITUENTS TO PAY TRIBUTE DESPITE LOCKDOWN RESTRCTIONS   An online service of remembrance and a two-minute silence will...
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30th April 2020 / News

ANGUS BUSINESSES GET £11 MILLION OF CASH SUPPORT THROUGH CRISIS

SNP MSP for Angus South Constituency Graeme Dey has welcomed new figures showing that 1,023 businesses in Angus have received...
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30th April 2020 / News

MSPS BACK CALLS FOR ACTION OVER ACCESS TO CASH

Shona Robison, MSP for Dundee City East, and Graeme Dey, MSP for Angus South, have welcomed plans by the Treasury...
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30th April 2020 / News

£100m Funds to Help Business

A £100 million package of additional grant support for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) and newly self-employed people opens...
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30th April 2020 / News

VE Day 75th Anniversary

An online service of remembrance and a two-minute silence will lead Scotland’s public commemorations of the 75th anniversary of VE Day...
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30th April 2020 / News

New Benefit for All Health Service Staff

All families of frontline NHS staff who die as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19) will receive financial support, Health Secretary...
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29th April 2020 / News

£10 Million to Support Pop-up Active Travel Infrastructure

To better enable physical distancing, the Scottish Government will fully fund a new infrastructure programme for pop-up walking and cycling...
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28th April 2020 / News

Use of Face Coverings

Below is guidance that has been issued by the Scottish Government on the use of face coverings. Physical distancing, hand...
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28th April 2020 / News

Help for Childhood Abuse Victims

People who have suffered childhood abuse are being reminded that support services are still available during the response to coronavirus...
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28th April 2020 / News

Support for Perinatal Mental Health

Mums, dads and families at risk of poor mental health during pregnancy and the early years will be able to...
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28th April 2020 / News

Primary Care Opening Hours

Primary care services will remain open during the May public holidays, Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has confirmed. Funded by £8.2...
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27th April 2020 / News

Health and Social Care Support

Thousands come forward to help in COVID-19 emergency. More than 22,000 students and returning health and social care workers have...
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27th April 2020 / News

Extending PPE Access To All Social Care Providers

Supplies to be given to unpaid and family carers and personal assistants. Everyone who provides social care will have access...
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23rd April 2020 / News

LOOKING BEYOND LOCKDOWN

FIRST MINISTER OPENS DISCUSSION ON "NEW NORMAL" 23 April 2020 A document outlining how decisions will be taken to control...
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22nd April 2020 / News

MSP WARNS OF INCREASE IN SCAMS DURING COVID-19 CRISIS

PUBLIC ENCOURAGED TO BE VIGILANT AND REPORT  22 April 2020 SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has encouraged...
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21st April 2020 / News

SOCIAL DISTANCING REGULATIONS STRENGTHENED

TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS EXTENDED TO PROTECT WORKERS 21 April 2020 Social distancing regulations, introduced to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19),...
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21st April 2020 / News

FREE COVID-19 ADVICE FROM MONEY & PENSIONS SERVICE

GENERAL & EMPLOYER INFO ON VIRUS IMPACT 20 April 2020 The Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) is encouraging people across...
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21st April 2020 / News

UPDATE FROM SQA CHIEF EXEC

DELIVERING RESULTS IN 2020 April 20 2020 "Following the cancellation of the 2020 exam diet, I fully understand that this...
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20th April 2020 / News

Guidance For Home Learning

Support to ensure learning continues for children and young people. New guidance to support the home learning of children and...
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20th April 2020 / News

Job Retention Scheme Open For Claims

Employers can now claim online for a grant for 80% of their furloughed employees’ salaries, up to a maximum of...
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19th April 2020 / News

Public Urged To Follow Covid-19 Outdoor Access Guidance

Walkers, joggers and cyclists are being urged to act responsibly when out for their local exercise during Covid-19 restrictions, with...
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17th April 2020 / News

Financial Support For The Scottish Fishing Fleet

More than 1,000 businesses now eligible for help The announcement today of a further £3.5 million to help large sea...
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17th April 2020 / News

MSP THANKS STAFF KEEPING COUNCIL MOVING

MSP THANKS STAFF KEEPING COUNCIL MOVING MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has hailed the efforts of frontline...
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16th April 2020 / News

MSP PRAISES “HUGE” LOCAL PANDEMIC EFFORTS

ANGUS RESPONSE TEAM HELPS OVER 1,000 16 April 2020 MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has commended the...
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16th April 2020 / News

CANCER SUPPORT DURING PANDEMIC

DIRECTORY OF RESOURCES COMPILED 16 April 2020 In these difficult times, the Scottish Cancer Coalition is focusing its attention on...
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16th April 2020 / News

MSP: BREXIT TRANSITION DEADLINE MUST BE EXTENDED

UK GOV MUST “PUSH THE EMERGENCY BRAKES” 16 April 2020 The SNP has ramped up calls on the UK government...
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15th April 2020 / News

FURLOUGH SCHEME CUT-OFF EXTENDED TO 19 MARCH

THOUSANDS MORE TO RECEIVE SUPPORT 15 April 2020 Thousands more employees will able to receive support through the Coronavirus Job...
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15th April 2020 / News

SNP: SEASONAL WORKERS MUST BE SUPPORTED

CALL TO REVISE JOBS RETENTION SCHEME 13 April 2020 Ian Blackford MP has renewed calls for the UK Chancellor to...
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15th April 2020 / News

REASSURANCE FOR PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

EXTRA TIME TO DECIDE DURING CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK 14 April 2020 Prospective university and college students are being reassured that they...
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15th April 2020 / News

ADDITIONAL COVID-19 SUPPORT FOR BUSINESS

SECOND PHASE OF FUNDING 15 April 2020 Around £220 million of further grants are being made available for businesses -...
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14th April 2020 / News

NEW MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

HELPING PEOPLE COPE DURING CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK 14 April 2020 Additional support to help people look after their mental health and...
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14th April 2020 / News

COMMITMENT TO FARMING SECTORS

CALL FOR GREATER UK SUPPORT 11 April 2020   The Scottish Government's Rural Economy Secretary has written to Minister of...
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14th April 2020 / News

SUPPORT FOR COASTAL BUSINESSES

SCOTTISH CROWN ESTATE REVENUE FOR COVID-19 PRESSURES  11 April 2020 Coastal businesses and third sector organisations affected by COVID-19 can...
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14th April 2020 / News

SUPPORT FOR THOSE AT HIGH COVID-19 RISK

NATIONAL HELPLINE FOR THOSE WITHOUT FAMILY OR COMMUNITY SUPPORT 14 April 2020 A new national helpline is being set up...
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12th April 2020 / News

Immediate Pay Rise For Social Care Staff

Immediate wage increase and sick pay provision Social care staff are to receive an immediate 3.3% pay increase backdated from...
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12th April 2020 / News

Support For Business

Supporting Scotland's economy during COVID-19 The Scottish Government will pass all consequentials to businesses – every penny received will go...
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10th April 2020 / News

New Measures To Protect Business Tenants

Notice period for commercial leases extended from 14 days to 14 weeks. The notice period before a commercial lease can...
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10th April 2020 / News

Stay Home

Reminder to follow coronavirus guidance over Easter weekend. People across Scotland have helped greatly in tackling coronavirus (COVID-19) by observing...
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9th April 2020 / News

SKILLS MATCHING SERVICE TO HELP RURAL BUSINESS

WORKERS CONNECTED TO FARMING & ANIMAL WELFARE SECTORS 9 April 2020 A new service is being launched to match rural...
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9th April 2020 / News

PROTECTING THE SOCIAL CARE WORKFORCE

JOINT STATEMENT ON PPE GUIDANCE: April 9 2020 The Scottish Government with COSLA and the SJC Unions have agreed today...
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8th April 2020 / News

GUIDANCE & SUPPORT FOR AQUACULTURE BUSINESSES

LETTER FROM RURAL ECONOMY SECRETARY 8 April 2020 Text of a letter from Scottish Government Rural Economy Secretary, Fergus Ewing,...
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8th April 2020 / News

SNP RENEWS CALLS FOR STRONGER WELFARE PROTECTIONS

PEOPLE MUST NOT FALL THROUGH GAPS IN SUPPORT 8 April 2020 The SNP’s Shadow Chancellor and Work & Pensions Secretaries...
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8th April 2020 / News

NEW FUNDING FOR VETERANS

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT STEPS IN TO HELP VITAL CHARITIES The Scottish Government has pledged £750,000 to support a group of veterans’...
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8th April 2020 / News

PRAISE FOR STUDENT NURSES JOINING WORKFORCE

THOUSANDS OFFER SKILLS TO SUPPORT CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE 7 April 2020 More than 2,000 final year nursing and midwifery students have...
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8th April 2020 / News

FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY PHARMACIES

£5.5M TO EASE CORONAVIRUS PRESSURES 7 April 2020 Additional funding of £5.5 million will be provided to community pharmacies to...
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7th April 2020 / News

SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDANCE FOR BUSINESS

'ESSENTIAL THAT ALL ACT RESPONSIBLY' 4 April 2020   Social distancing guidance for businesses in Scotland has been updated to...
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7th April 2020 / News

GUIDANCE FOR CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

NON-ESSENTIAL WORKS SHOULD CEASE 6 April 2020   Work on construction sites, unless it is for essential projects, should stop...
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6th April 2020 / News

Coronavirus Food Fund

Graeme has welcomed confirmation that Angus families unable to access food due to coronavirus will get support from the Scottish...
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5th April 2020 / News

Farm Payment Schemes To Alleviate COVID-19 Pressures

Supporting agriculture 7,000 specialist beef producers will benefit from payments worth around £40 million in the coming weeks, ensuring money...
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3rd April 2020 / News

Deliveries For High Risk Groups

Local services to supply groceries and medicines to those most at risk. People in Scotland at highest risk of severe...
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3rd April 2020 / News

Supporting The Seafood Sector

£10 million assistance for processing businesses during COVID-19 pressures. Financial support for seafood processors to help them through economic pressures...
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3rd April 2020 / News

Protecting Our Frontline Staff – Protective Personal Equipment (PPE)

  New guidance on personal protective equipment (PPE) has been published for health and social care workers responding to coronavirus...
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2nd April 2020 / News

DISCLOSURE FEES SCRAPPED FOR DRAFTED WORKERS

NO FEES FOR THOSE DRAFTED TO FIGHT CORONAVIRUS 2 April 2020 Disclosure Scotland is scrapping all fees for key workers...
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2nd April 2020 / News

CHANCELLOR URGED TO STRENGTHEN WELFARE PROTECTIONS

CURRENT SYSTEM "NOT GENEROUS OR FLEXIBLE ENOUGH" 2 April 2020 The SNP has renewed calls on the UK government to...
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2nd April 2020 / News

ANAESTHETIC MACHINES BOOST VENTILATOR CAPACITY

MORE THAN 200 MACHINES ADAPTED TO AID VIRUS RESPONSE 1 April 2020 NHS staff have helped boost the stock of...
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2nd April 2020 / News

MSPS SUPPORT EMERGENCY CORONAVIRUS BILL

New legislation to protect people, public services & economy   1 April 2020   The Scottish Parliament has unanimously supported...
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1st April 2020 / News

UPDATE ON DEVOLVED BENEFITS

SCOTTISH CHILD PAYMENT IS PRIORITY 1 April 2020 Social Security Secretary, Shirley Anne Somerville, has updated Parliament on the impact...
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1st April 2020 / News

SSEN LAUNCHES £350,000 RESILIENCE FUND

SUPPORT FOR COMMUNITY CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE 31 March 2020 A new £350,000 fund to support communities affected by the coronavirus pandemic...
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1st April 2020 / News

SUPPORT FOR GP PRACTICES

EXTRA HELP WITH CORONAVIRUS PRESSURES 31 March 2020 Additional funding of £15 million will be provided to GP practices to...
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31st March 2020 / News

FUNDING FOR DIGITAL MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

ADDITIONAL £3.8M TO EXPAND SUPPORT 27 March 2020 Extra funding has been confirmed by the Scottish Government to develop mental...
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31st March 2020 / News

MSP: ‘STAY LOCAL’ WHEN EXERCISING

PEOPLE URGED TO AVOID ALL UNNECESSARY TRAVEL 31 March 2020 MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has urged...
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31st March 2020 / News

CORONAVIRUS ADVICE SERVICE LAUNCHED

NEW 'ONE-STOP-SHOP' FOR SCOTLAND A new national service providing free advice on coronavirus for every individual in Scotland has been...
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31st March 2020 / News

UPDATE: EARLY LEARNING & CHILDCARE EXPANSION

AUGUST DELIVERY DEADLINE TO BE REMOVED 30 March 2020 Local authorities will no longer be legally obliged to deliver 1140...
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30th March 2020 / News

Support For Self-Catering Businesses

The Scottish Government is determined to do all that it can to support businesses at this challenging time, and are very...
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30th March 2020 / News

Health Screening Programmes Paused

NHS resources dedicated to tackling COVID-19 Due to the rapidly changing situation with Coronavirus (COVID-19) the Scottish Government is to...
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30th March 2020 / News

Student Accommodation During Coronavirus Outbreak

Commenting on the provision of student accommodation during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Further and Higher Education Minister Richard Lochhead said:...
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30th March 2020 / News

National Volunteering Plan For Coronavirus

Campaign launched for those able to give support.   A new ‘Scotland Cares’ campaign has been launched to encourage people...
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25th March 2020 / News

CORONAVIRUS SUPPORT FOR SEAFOOD FISHING INDUSTRY

EXTRA PAYMENTS TO HELP SECTOR THROUGH OUTBREAK 25 March 2020 The seafood sector is to receive an initial package of...
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25th March 2020 / News

MOT EXEMPTION AMID CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN

VEHICLE OWNERS GRANTED 6 MONTH TESTING EXEMPTION March 25 2020 Vehicle owners will be granted a 6-month exemption from MOT...
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24th March 2020 / News

£1BN BUSINESS SUPPORT FUND OPENS

GRANTS TO HELP WITH COVID-19 IMPACT 24 March 2020 Businesses can now apply for grants to help them deal with...
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24th March 2020 / News

CALL FOR ACTION TO HELP SELF-EMPLOYED

SCOTTISH MINISTERS WRITE TO CHANCELLOR 24 March 2020 The Scottish Government is demanding more support for self-employed workers impacted by...
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24th March 2020 / News

Letter to parents: supply of formula milk products

From the British Specialist Nutrition Association (BSNA): https://bsna.co.uk/news/2020/infant-formula-manufacturers-reassure-parents
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24th March 2020 / News

SCOT GOV: CONTINUE ROUTINE CHILDHOOD VACCINATIONS

VACCINATING CHILDREN AS IMPORTANT AS EVER 24 March 2020   Commenting on today’s childhood immunisation statistics, Public Health Minister Joe...
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24th March 2020 / News

Social care at heart of coronavirus response

Scottish Government to meet increased costs 23 March 2020 Councils have been asked to increase support for care at home,...
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24th March 2020 / News

Effective ‘lockdown’ to be introduced

Ban on public gatherings of more than two 23 March 2020 The First Minister has tonight called for an immediate...
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20th March 2020 / News

Graeme Calls For Parking Charges At Ninewells Hospital To Be Suspended

In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic Graeme Dey MSP has written to Saba, the private firm which operates the...
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20th March 2020 / News

Coronavirus Bill

Legislation will bolster COVID-19 response. New measures contained in the UK Coronavirus Bill will help enhance Scotland’s response to COVID-19...
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19th March 2020 / News

UPDATE ON SCHOOL CLOSURES & EXAMS

EXAMS OFF BUT LOCAL FLEXIBILITY ON CLOSURES Deputy First Minister John Swinney has updated the Scottish Parliament on the decision...
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19th March 2020 / News

SUPPORT FOR VULNERABLE AGREED WITH ENERGY INDUSTRY

DEBT WILL NOT CUT OFF SUPPLY DURING SELF-ISOLATION 19 March 2020 New emergency measures with the energy industry have been...
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19th March 2020 / News

MOBILE NETWORKS REMOVE DATA CHARGES FOR NHS ADVICE

FREE ONLINE ACCESS WHILE COVID REMAINS WIDESPREAD 18 March 2020 Vodafone, EE, O2 and Three are among the mobile firms...
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18th March 2020 / News

£2.2 billion for business

Providing support during economic emergency. Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop has addressed the Scottish Parliament on the economic impact of COVID-19...
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18th March 2020 / News

HELPING COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY COVID-19

£350M FUND TO SUPPORT WELFARE & WELLBEING An additional £350 million will go to those most affected by the coronavirus...
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18th March 2020 / News

PEOPLE ADVISED TO LIMIT SOCIAL CONTACT

MOST AT RISK STRONGLY ADVISED TO REDUCE UNNECESSARY CONTACT 16th March 2020 To slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), the...
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18th March 2020 / News

£320M PACKAGE OF SUPPORT FOR BUSINESSES

IMMEDIATE ACTION IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19  14th March 2020   New measures to limit the impact of COVID-19 on the...
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17th March 2020 / News

Coronavirus-Changes to MSP’s Office Working

In line with the advice that has been issued with by the UK and Scottish Governments, my staff will be...
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11th March 2020 / News

MSP WELCOMES NEW BUILD FIGURES

DELIVERY UP 25% ON 2016 SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed figures showing a significant...
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10th March 2020 / News

MSP WELCOMES SCOT GOV CYCLING FUNDS

GRANTS FOR MONIFIETH HIGH AND D&A COLLEGE MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has commended Dundee and Angus...
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6th March 2020 / News

SNP MSP GRAEME DEY BACKS BUDGET TO DELIVER FOR SCOTLAND

SNP MSP Graeme Dey has voted to pass the Scottish Government’s budget for 2020/21– securing a cash boost for NHS...
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6th March 2020 / News

VE Day 75th Anniversary

A series of events to mark 75 years since Victory in Europe Day has been announced by Angus South Constituency...
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5th March 2020 / News

EAST HAVEN GAS WORKS: ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE

C61 TO REMAIN CLOSED FOR DURATION OF WORK Update from Scotia Gas Networks: "Work started on Monday and will take...
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3rd March 2020 / News

MSP: SNP SPARING CHILDREN BENEFITS STRESS

NO PIP ASSESSMENTS FOR 16-YEAR-OLDS   SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government’s...
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3rd March 2020 / News

MSP SLAMS TORIES OVER AGRICULTURE COMMENTS

TORY ADVISOR: SCOTS FOOD SECTOR “CERTAINLY ISN’T” IMPORTANT SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has slammed the...
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27th February 2020 / News

MSP WELCOMES SUPPORT FOR INSHORE FISHERIES

EXTRA INVESTMENT TO BENEFIT COMMUNITY & ENVIRONMENT SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish...
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27th February 2020 / News

£13M TO TACKLE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

MSP WELCOMES NEW FUND IN SCOT GOV BUDGET    SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed...
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26th February 2020 / News

MSP WELCOMES SCOTTISH BUDGET DEAL

EXTRA £2M FOR ANGUS & FREE BUSES FOR UNDER-18’S SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed...
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25th February 2020 / News

WATER BILLS LOWER IN SCOTLAND

MSP: HOUSEHOLDS “BETTER OFF” UNDER SNP SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed figures showing that...
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25th February 2020 / News

MSP HAILS ANGUS SCHOOL LEAVERS PERFORMANCE

RECORD PROPORTION IN POSITIVE DESTINATIONS SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed new figures showing more...
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25th February 2020 / News

Gas Mains Upgrade – Arbroath Road, East Haven

Scotia Gas Networks are currently working on an £40,000 project to upgrade the gas network in the East Haven area...
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25th February 2020 / News

MSP: 1 IN 5 BUSINESSES THREATENED BY MIGRATION PLANS

REPORT HIGHLIGHTS RISK OF TORY PROPOSALS MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has renewed condemnation of the UK...
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24th February 2020 / News

MSP Opens New Expanded Early Learning and Childcare Setting at Mattocks Primary School

Local MSP Graeme Dey was delighted to officially open the new expanded early learning and childcare setting at Mattocks Primary...
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21st February 2020 / News

February 2020 Column

It was with no little sense of relief that I welcomed the recent U-turn by the two main opposition parties...
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20th February 2020 / News

MSP: TORY IMMIGRATION PLANS “A DISASTER” FOR ANGUS

INDUSTRY LEADERS STRESS RISK TO LOCAL ECONOMY SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has said that the...
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20th February 2020 / News

MSP: CHILD PAYMENT TO BENEFIT 8,200 ANGUS CHILDREN

SNP BUDGET DELIVERS £3.4BN FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has hailed ‘historic’ SNP budget...
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19th February 2020 / News

MSP WELCOMES £1.8BN FOR LOW-CARBON INFRASTRUCTURE

SNP BUDGET ‘LEADING THE FIGHT ON CLIMATE CHANGE’ SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has hailed Scottish...
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19th February 2020 / News

MSP WELCOMES COMMUNITY RENEWABLES SURGE

68% MORE PROJECTS SINCE 2011 SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed new figures revealing a...
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19th February 2020 / News

MSP WELCOMES SUPPORT FOR 1,890 ANGUS CARERS

CASH BOOST FROM SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT SUPPLEMENT SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed new figures revealing...
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17th February 2020 / News

8900 Baby Boxes Delivered by SNP Government in Tayside

96% OF NEW PARENTS BENEFITTING FROM BABY BOXES   Graeme has hailed the success of the Scottish Government Baby Box...
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14th February 2020 / News

Strong Start for Scottish National Investment Bank

Graeme has said that SNP Budget plans to ensure a strong start for the Scottish National Investment Bank, and its...
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14th February 2020 / News

SNP “Keeping Communities Safe”

BUDGET SEES EXTRA £37M FOR POLICE   Graeme Dey, has welcomed Scottish Government budget plans that would hand Scotland’s police...
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13th February 2020 / News

MSP WELCOMES £645M CHILDCARE EXPANSION PLANS

£4,500 PER CHILD ANNUAL SAVINGS FOR FAMILIES SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has hailed Scottish Government...
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12th February 2020 / News

MSP: BEST START GRANT HELPING HUNDREDS

NEW WELFARE PAYMENT SUPPORTS ANGUS FAMILIES MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has hailed the impact of a...
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12th February 2020 / News

MSP WELCOMES £840M FOR AFFORDABLE HOMES

SCOTTISH BUDGET BRINGS INCREASED INVESTMENT SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government’s commitment...
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11th February 2020 / News

PROGRESS OUT OF POVERTY MORE LIKELY IN SCOTLAND

REPORT HIGHLIGHTS IMPACT OF SNP POLICY A report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) has revealed that progress out of...
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6th February 2020 / News

MSP WELCOMES SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT BUDGET

RECORD NHS SPEND & CLIMATE ACTION SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has praised the vision of...
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5th February 2020 / News

MSP: “COMMON SENSE PREVAILS” ON BUSINESS RATES

OPPOSITION U-TURN SEES OFF THREAT TO ANGUS SHOPS SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the...
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4th February 2020 / News

MSP: “SCOTLAND’S NHS NOT FOR SALE”

SNP BILL TO PROTECT NHS FROM US TRADE DEALS MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has voiced his backing...
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4th February 2020 / News

MSP WELCOMES NEW MANUFACTURING AWARD

RECOGNISING EXCELLENCE & INNOVATION   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has encouraged the nomination of Angus South...
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31st January 2020 / News

MSP Welcomes Royal Mail Commemorating 700th Anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath.

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed Royal Mail producing a set of stamps to mark the 700th Anniversary...
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30th January 2020 / News

MSP WELCOMES FALL IN HOMELESSNESS APPLICATIONS

SNP APPROACH “MAKING PROGRESS” IN ANGUS SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed new figures showing...
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29th January 2020 / News

MSP WELCOMES OFFICIAL OPENING OF NEW PRIMARIES

ARBROATH SEES ‘SCHOOLS FOR THE FUTURE’ MILESTONE SNP MSP Graeme Dey has hailed the inauguration, in his constituency of Angus...
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28th January 2020 / News

MSP BACKS ‘SCOTTISH VISA’ PROPOSALS

TORY IMMIGRATION PLANS “WILL HARM ANGUS” SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has backed proposals for a...
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24th January 2020 / News

Column

As this is the first column of 2020 let me begin by wishing everyone a belated Happy New Year. This...
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22nd January 2020 / News

MSP WELCOMES GREEN LIGHT FOR NATIONAL INVESTMENT BANK

PLAN WILL ‘TRANSFORM’ ANGUS ECONOMY SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed Holyrood’s passing of the...
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21st January 2020 / News

MSP: HPV STIGMA MUST END

CERVICAL SCREENING CHANGE TO SAVE LIVES MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has marked this year’s Cervical Cancer...
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15th January 2020 / News

MSP Welcomes Plans from Stagecoach for Grange Road, Monifieth, Service

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed confirmation from Stagecoach that it will be amending its 73/A timetable to...
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13th January 2020 / News

SNP CALL FOR URGENT ACTION ON FUTURE OF SEASONAL WORKERS

SNP CALL FOR URGENT ACTION ON FUTURE OF SEASONAL WORKERS "SCOTTISH CROPS LEFT TO ROT" THANKS TO TORY INCOMPETENCE SAY...
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9th January 2020 / News

MSP WELCOMES PLAN TO REGULATE SHORT-TERM LETS

ANGUS COUNCIL HANDED NEW POWERS SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has endorsed the Scottish Government’s plan...
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8th January 2020 / News

SEWER REPAIR IN MONIFIETH HIGH STREET

SCOTTISH WATER TO CARRY OUT ESSENTIAL WORK Scottish Water will be carrying out essential repairs to the sewer in Monifieth...
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8th January 2020 / News

MSP DECRIES AUSTERITY HIT TO HOUSING BENEFIT

UK CUTS LEAVE FAMILIES STRUGGLING TO PAY RENT MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has condemned the £64-per-week...
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8th January 2020 / News

MSP WELCOMES ‘BABY BOX’ TAKE-UP

“PARENTS & NEW-BORNS BENEFITTING” MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the take-up and impact of the...
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8th January 2020 / News

MSP SHOWS SUPPORT FOR BRAIN INJURY SURVIVORS

LEADING CHARITY IN PARLIAMENT TO RAISE AWARENESS MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has met with brain injury...
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7th January 2020 / News

MSP ENCOURAGES COMMUNITY GROUPS TO ‘PLUNGE IN’

NEW FUND LAUNCHED FOR ‘YEAR OF COASTS & WATERS’   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed...
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24th December 2019 / News

A92 Flooding

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed confirmation from Angus Council that steps are being taken to reduce the...
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20th December 2019 / News

December 2019 Column

As we head towards the Christmas and New Year period, it is common to reflect on the year past. Politically,...
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19th December 2019 / News

Office Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

Office Christmas and New Year Opening Hours Monday, 23rd December-Parliament Office Open ·      Tuesday, 24th December-Constituency Office Open Until 2pm...
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19th December 2019

Abbeygate Shopping Centre

Following concerns being raised by constituents, local MSP Graeme Dey contacted the company responsible for managing the Abbeygate Shopping Centre....
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19th December 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES SUPPORT FOR NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS

£4.5M INVESTMENT TO IMPROVE CARE   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government’s publication...
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18th December 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES NEW ‘FIRST HOME FUND’

THOUSANDS OF FIRST-TIME BUYERS HELPED MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the launch of a new...
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18th December 2019 / News

MSP Welcomes Broadband News

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed news of further progress from Digital Scotland as it rolls out superfast...
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17th December 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES SUPPORT FOR UPLAND FARMERS

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT LOAN SCHEME TO PROVIDE CERTAINTY MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government’s...
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16th December 2019 / News

MSP THANKS LOCAL POSTMEN AND WOMEN AS THEY DELIVER A FIRST CLASS CHRISTMAS

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey visited the Kirriemuir Delivery Office to see first-hand the operation of delivering Christmas post...
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11th December 2019 / News

MSP Marks Small Business Saturday

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey was delighted to mark Small Business Saturday by visiting Visions in Carnoustie, which is...
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11th December 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES RISE IN TEACHER NUMBERS

IMPROVEMENT IN PRIMARY ATTAINMENT MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed new statistics showing Scottish primary school...
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4th December 2019 / News

MSP CONDEMNS THREAT TO RATES RELIEF

TORY-LABOUR MOVE “ENDANGERING SMALL BUSINESSES” SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has denounced an attempt by opposition...
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28th November 2019 / News

MSP: TORY AUSTERITY MITIGATED BY SNP

1,140 ANGUS HOUSEHOLDS HELPED WITH HOUSING COSTS SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the impact...
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28th November 2019 / News

MSP Comments on Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm Announcement

Commenting on the announcement in relation to the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm, Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey...
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28th November 2019 / News

IMPROVING NHS SERVICES FOR VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT

MSP WELCOMES NEW BILL   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed a new Scottish Government Bill...
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27th November 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES RISE IN FAIR PAY

SNP DEMAND REAL LIVING WAGE FOR ALL SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed new figures...
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26th November 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES SCHOOLS MENTAL HEALTH INVESTMENT

£1.3M TO ANGUS FOR COUNSELLING SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government's announcement...
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26th November 2019 / News

Graeme Dey MSP Meets Marie Curie

Graeme Dey MSP recently met representatives from Marie Curie to hear about the care they offer locally to people living...
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22nd November 2019 / News

MSP Welcomes Payment Systems Regulator’s Response on Access to Cash

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed confirmation from the Payment Systems Regulator that it is taking steps to...
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22nd November 2019

November 2019 Column

The period around Remembrance Sunday is, as Scotland’s Veterans Minister, a busy and important one for me. The sacrifices that...
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20th November 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES STRENGTHENING OF CHILDREN’S RIGHTS

UN CONVENTION TO BE INCORPORATED INTO SCOTS LAW   SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed...
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20th November 2019 / News

MSP BACKS CALLS FOR POVERTY & INEQUALITY COMMISSION

3M CHILDREN OF WORKING FAMILIES LIVING IN POVERTY MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has backed renewed SNP...
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18th November 2019 / News

MSP Comments on Response from UK Government on Tay Cities Deal Announcement

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has expressed his disappointment at the reply he has received from the UK Government...
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13th November 2019 / News

A92 Flooding

Angus South Constituency MSP has been advised by Angus Council that it is discussing with Claymore Roads the recent flooding...
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13th November 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES FUNDING FOR TAYSIDE COUNCIL ON ALCOHOL

'INVESTING IN COMMUNITIES FUND' TO SUPPORT LOCAL PROJECT SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the...
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12th November 2019 / News

MSP Welcomes ScotRail Timetable News

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the announcement of the introduction of a morning service from Arbroath to...
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7th November 2019 / News

McColl’s Abbeygate Branch

Local MSP Graeme Dey has been told by McColl’s that it is optimistic that it will be able to find...
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7th November 2019 / News

Traffic Management for A90 Kirriemuir Junction to Todhills (Mon 11th – Sat 15th November)

NOTICE OF HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE   Bear Scotland have maintenance works planned for the A90 North of Dundee. The works will be...
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7th November 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES RISE IN TRAIN PASSENGER NUMBERS

UPTAKE OF NEW ANGUS SERVICES Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed local residents getting on board with new...
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6th November 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES SCOTTISH POLICE NUMBERS

SNP "DELIVERING FOR ANGUS" SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed statistics showing a rise in...
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5th November 2019 / News

MSP: TORY AUSTERITY IMPACT “UNDENIABLE”

WELFARE CUTS DRIVING POVERTY & FOOD BANK USE SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has condemned the...
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31st October 2019 / News

MSP: ANGUS RESIDENTS £1,600 WORSE OFF WITH BORIS BREXIT

HEAVY COST OF NEW EXIT DEAL MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has sought to highlight Scottish Government...
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30th October 2019 / News

MSP: WELFARE FUND A LIFELINE BUT FULL POWERS NEEDED

685 ANGUS HOUSEHOLDS HELPED IN TIME OF CRISIS SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has sought to...
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30th October 2019 / News

MSP SLAMS £70BN A YEAR COST OF BREXIT

SNP SAYS SCOTLAND MUST CHOOSE OWN FUTURE SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has reacted to the...
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29th October 2019 / News

MSP HAILS SNP VICTORY ON CAP FUNDING

MONEY FOR FARMERS RETURNED AFTER YEARS OF DELAY MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has hailed the long-awaited...
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29th October 2019 / News

NEW FUNDING FOR CARE EXPERIENCED YOUNG PEOPLE

MSP WELCOMES INCREASED INVESTMENT SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed news that care experienced young...
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28th October 2019 / News

£3m of Tay Cities Deal Money Taken From Angus

Commenting on Friday’s announcement from the UK Government regarding the Tay Cities Deal, Graeme Dey MSP commented: This is a...
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23rd October 2019 / News

MSP DECRIES COST OF BREXIT TO SCOTLAND

SCOTTISH ECONOMY ALREADY £3BN WORSE OFF MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has again condemned the cost of...
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22nd October 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES BROADBAND PROGRESS

MORE ANGUS HOMES READY FOR SUPERFAST MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the further progress made...
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18th October 2019 / News

October 2019 Column

In amongst all the Brexit/Westminster chaos a very significant piece of legislation recently completed its passage through the Scottish Parliament....
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16th October 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES NEW DOMESTIC ABUSE SAFEGUARDS

NEW PROTECTIVE ORDERS TO BE INTRODUCED    MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government's...
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16th October 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES MORE SUPPORT FOR EU NATIONALS

SETTLED STATUS APPLICATIONS ADVICE   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government's provision of...
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15th October 2019 / News

YOUNG CARER GRANT UPDATE

OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS FROM 21 OCTOBER Social Security Scotland will begin accepting applications for the Young Carer Grant on 21...
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10th October 2019 / News

MSP URGES AUTOMATIC RESIDENCY FOR EU NATIONALS

TORIES ADMIT THOSE LACKING STATUS COULD BE REMOVED SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has condemned a...
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10th October 2019 / News

MSP: ANGUS BREXIT RISK HIGH

RURAL AREAS AMONG MOST VULNERABLE MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has highlighted a new analysis showing many...
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10th October 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES GREEN INVESTMENT PROGRAMME

SUPPORT FOR PROJECTS TACKLING CLIMATE EMERGENCY   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government's...
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9th October 2019 / News

MSP: ANGUS FARMERS “BETRAYED” BY TORIES’ NO DEAL PLANNING

SKY HIGH TARIFFS WILL "DEVASTATE" LOCAL ECONOMY SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has said that farmers...
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9th October 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES EU BOOST TO FARMERS

FINANCIAL DISCIPLINE REIMBURSEMENT MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the news that Scottish farmers are to...
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9th October 2019 / News

Smoking Ban Proposals

Consultation on smoking outside hospital buildings. A consultation on the introduction of a legally enforceable no-smoking area around hospital buildings...
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9th October 2019 / News

MSP: BREXIT HAS ALREADY COST UK £60BN

NO-DEAL WOULD PUSH DEBT TO 50-YEAR HIGH MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has said the Tory UK...
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9th October 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES FIRST STEP TO NEW CHILD PAYMENT

BENEFIT PLANS OUTLINED   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the first step towards the introduction...
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4th October 2019 / News

Scotland “Global Leader” on Climate Action

  Graeme has outlined his support for the Scottish Government’s finalised policy not to support ‘fracking’ in Scotland. Energy Minister...
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3rd October 2019 / News

MSP: “PROGRESSIVE” SCOTLAND ENCOURAGING THIRD SECTOR

GROUPS LOOK TO INVEST MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed positive comments on the state of...
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3rd October 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES MAINSTREAMING OF RURAL POLICY

ACTION GROUP ESTABLISHED   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government's announcement that more...
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3rd October 2019 / News

UN: SCOTLAND ON “VERY DIFFERENT TRAJECTORY” TO UK

MSP HIGHLIGHTS POVERTY EXPERT'S COMMENTS MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has pointed to comments made by the...
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3rd October 2019 / News

MSP: ‘NO-DEAL’ BREXIT POVERTY RISKS NEED ADDRESSED

SNP CALLS FOR URGENT UK GOVERNMENT ACTION   SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has said that...
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2nd October 2019 / News

MSP HAILS EARLY YEARS EXPANSION IMPACT

THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN ALREADY BENEFITING   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed new figures revealing the...
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1st October 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES MORE POSTS FOR TRAINEE DOCTORS

FUNDING FOR FOUNDATION TRAINING MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the announcement that Scotland's medical workforce...
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1st October 2019 / News

MSP CALLS FOR FAIR ALLOCATION OF BROADBAND FUNDING

UK GOVT MUST "COUGH UP" SCOTLAND'S SHARE SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has called for the...
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1st October 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES NEW FARMER SUPPORT SERVICE

ADDRESSING AN AGEING FARMING POPULATION   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government's launch...
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27th September 2019 / News

Universal Credit ‘Support to Claim’ Timetable

This timetable covers the period from 30 September 2019 to 31 December 2019.   Support to Claim Angus Council's ‘Support...
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26th September 2019 / News

MSP BACKS PLANS TO “TRANSFORM” ANGUS ECONOMY

STEP CLOSER TO SCOTTISH NATIONAL INVESTMENT BANK MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has said that the SNP's...
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26th September 2019 / News

Support for Thomas Cook Employees

Unite the Union is planning to hold a seminar/drop in session for Thomas Cook former employees on Monday 30 September...
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26th September 2019 / News

MSP BACKS “AMBITIOUS” STEPS TO TACKLE CLIMATE EMERGENCY

SNP “DELIVERING FOR ANGUS” IN FACE OF WESTMINSTER “CHAOS” SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has voted...
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26th September 2019 / News

FUNDS TO EASE BREXIT FOOD POVERTY IMPACT

EXTRA £1M FOR COMMUNITY PROJECTS MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government's announcement of...
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24th September 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES INCREASE IN NEW HOUSING SUPPLY

375 HOMES MADE AVAILABLE IN ANGUS   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed an increase of...
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24th September 2019 / News

MSP HIGHLIGHTS SUPPORT FOR LEARNING CONSULTATION

INDEPENDENTLY-CHAIRED REVIEW LAUNCHED MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has sought to highlight a new review of additional...
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24th September 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES INVESTMENT TO IMPROVE CANCER CARE

MORE SUPPORT FOR DIAGNOSTIC SERVICES MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government's announcement of...
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23rd September 2019 / News

UK GOVERNMENT REFUSES TO COMMIT TO EXTENSION OF SEASONAL WORKERS SCHEME

A north-east MSP has slammed the UK government for failing to commit now to a long-term scheme that would allow...
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20th September 2019 / News

September 2019 Column

If the Brexit fiasco is concerning for people born and raised here, spare a thought for our friends and neighbours from...
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19th September 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES NEW JOBS BENEFIT FOR YOUNG

ENHANCED SUPPORT INTO WORK FROM NEXT SPRING   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish...
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19th September 2019 / News

A90 DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS: SHIELHILL TO MOATMILL SB

NOTICE OF HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE BEAR Scotland have provided the following update on planned roadworks in the constituency:   "The works...
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18th September 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES LAUNCH OF NEW FUNERAL PAYMENT

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT DELIVERING 6TH NEW BENEFIT SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government's...
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18th September 2019 / News

MSP ‘WEARS IT PINK’ FOR BREAST CANCER NOW

SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT FUNDRAISER FOR RESEARCH & SUPPORT MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, added a dash of pink...
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17th September 2019 / News

NEW STUDY: EU CITIZENS FEEL SAFER AND MORE WELCOME IN SCOTLAND

NEW STUDY: EU CITIZENS FEEL SAFER AND MORE WELCOME IN SCOTLAND The SNP has welcomed a new report that has...
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13th September 2019 / News

Impact of UK Welfare Cuts Revealed

Scottish families facing fall in income Thousands of families are being pushed into poverty – with UK Government welfare changes...
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12th September 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES CONSULTATION ON EMISSIONS PLANS

MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the launch of a consultation on the Scottish Government’s proposals...
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12th September 2019 / News

UK FACES HIT TO FOOD AND MEDICINES SUPPLIES, AS WELL AS SOARING COSTS FOR CONSUMERS

The SNP has called on Boris Johnson to take the threat of a no-deal Brexit off the table once and...
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12th September 2019 / News

Paying the Cost of Crime

Offenders will be required to contribute to the cost of supporting victims of crime from November. A new financial penalty...
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12th September 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES NEW CHILDCARE & EMPLOYABILITY FUNDING

MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement of a multi-million pound package of...
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11th September 2019 / News

MSP TORIES RENEGING ON RED MEAT LEVY PLEDGE

"ANOTHER BROKEN PROMISE" TO SCOTLAND'S FARMERS MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has condemned the Tories for reneging on...
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10th September 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES DEPOSIT RETURN CONSULTATION

AMBITIOUS RECYCLING SCHEME TAKES SHAPE   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed progress on legislation to...
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10th September 2019 / News

MSP: TORIES “SHORT-CHANGING” SCOTLAND ON BROADBAND

DUP "BUNG" GIVES N. IRELAND 20x MORE PER HEAD MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has accused the...
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10th September 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES INVESTMENT IN ADDITIONAL SUPPORT FOR LEARNING

FM PLEDGES £15M FOR COUNCILS TO RECRUIT FRONTLINE STAFF  MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed Scottish...
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10th September 2019 / News

MSP SLAMS LATEST TORY MIGRATION PLANS

SCOTLAND "IGNORED AGAIN" IN "RECKLESS AND SHAMBOLIC" PROPOSALS MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has condemned the Tory UK Government...
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9th September 2019 / News

SNP MSP DEMANDS DEVOLUTION OF MIGRATION POWERS

  SNP MSP for Angus South Constituency Graeme Dey has backed calls for a devolved migration policy for Scotland, warning...
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9th September 2019 / News

MSP Welcomes Culture Secretary on Visit to View Arbroath 2020 Tapestry

Local MSP Graeme Dey was delighted to welcome Fiona Hyslop MSP, the Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and...
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6th September 2019 / News

MS Sessions For People Newly Diagnosed

Have you recently been told you have MS? You are not alone. MS Society are delivering virtual Living Well with MS...
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5th September 2019 / News

MSP HIGHLIGHTS SCOTLAND-EU TRADE FIGURES

50% OF SCOTTISH GOODS EXPORTS GO TO EU   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has sought to...
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5th September 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES FUNDING TO TACKLE PERIOD POVERTY

Increased investment in sanitary products   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed additional Scottish Government funding...
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4th September 2019 / News

SCOTTISH CHILD PAYMENT AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

Eligible families to start receiving new benefit next year   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed...
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4th September 2019 / News

MSP WARNS OF TORY POWER GRAB ON FARM FUNDING

MOVE "THREATENS DEVOLUTION AS WE KNOW IT" MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has expressed his concern that...
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3rd September 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES FM’S PROGRAMME FOR GOVERNMENT

"STARK CONTRAST" WITH WESTMINSTER SHUTDOWN SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed ambitious new plans from...
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30th August 2019 / News

MSP Visits Brechin Road Post Office

Local MSP Graeme Dey visited the new post office on Brechin Road in Arbroath recently. Mr Dey commented: “I am...
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29th August 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES SCOTLAND AIR QUALITY PERFORMANCE

Independent review published   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the findings of an independent review...
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29th August 2019 / News

Seaton Grove

Like the residents and their families and the staff at Seaton Grove, I very much welcome the decision reached on...
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28th August 2019 / News

BEST START GRANT PAYS OUT ALMOST £13M

Families getting more support under new system   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the impact...
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23rd August 2019 / News

£18m Funding for Cancer Support Workers

  A new £18 million partnership will make Scotland the first country in the UK to offer cancer patients guaranteed...
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22nd August 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES £3BN GROWTH IN REVENUE

SCOTLAND'S DEFICIT CONTINUES TO FALL   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed figures showing Scotland's notional...
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21st August 2019 / News

MSP CONDEMNS “RECKLESS” TORY IMMIGRATION PLANS

END TO FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT "DEVASTATING" FOR SCOTLAND MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has denounced the UK...
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21st August 2019 / News

MSP HIGHLIGHTS ‘MONEY TALK TEAM’ IMPACT

ADVICE SERVICE HELPS LOW INCOME HOUSEHOLDS SAVE £6M   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has sought to...
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21st August 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES ELECTRIC CAR CHARGE POINT MILESTONE

OVER 1000 CHARGE POINTS IN SCOTLAND MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government's announcement...
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19th August 2019 / News

Tory Government Warned Against Callous Threat To Pensions In Angus

REPORT FINDS ELDERLY IN UK SUFFER THE WORST POVERTY RATE IN WESTERN EUROPE   SNP MSP, Graeme Dey, has warned...
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16th August 2019 / News

UK GOVERNMENT PUBLISHES SHAMBOLIC PLAN FOR FISH EXPORTS AFTER NO DEAL

MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has said that Boris Johnson’s plans for a No Deal Brexit must...
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16th August 2019 / News

August 2019 Column

Although Parliament is in recess until the beginning of September, ministerial work has continued. Amongst other things, I was pleased...
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15th August 2019 / News

MSP: RULE OUT NO-DEAL TO SAVE SCOTTISH FARMS

'DO OR DIE' BREXIT WILL SEE OVER HALF OF UK FARMS FAIL MSP for the Angus South constituency, Graeme Dey,...
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15th August 2019 / News

WATCHDOG REBUKES TORY MINISTER OVER FALSE SCOTTISH FUNDING CLAIMS

SNP CALL FOR ANSWERS AFTER "INTENTIONALLY MISLEADING" ASSERTIONS SNP MSP for the Angus South constituency, Graeme Dey, has condemned Liz...
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14th August 2019 / News

MSP RAISES ERASMUS+ BREXIT CONCERNS

UK Government could consider England-only programme   MSP for the Angus South constituency, Graeme Dey, has highlighted serious concerns raised...
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13th August 2019 / News

Disability Benefits Applications Made Easier

Disabled people will have more choice in how they apply for benefits when the Scottish Government takes responsibility for Disability...
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8th August 2019 / News

University Acceptances

On the day that SQA exam results were received by students across Scotland, it was announced that the gap between...
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6th August 2019 / News

POLICE OFFICER NUMBERS UP 6.3% UNDER SNP

Official statistics published today show that police officer numbers have soared under the SNP Scottish Government – in contrast to...
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2nd August 2019 / News

“GAME CHANGER” ANTI-POVERTY PAYMENT TO BENEFIT 8,200 CHILDREN IN ANGUS

An estimated 8,200 children in 4,800 families across Angus are expected to benefit from the Scottish Government’s ground breaking anti-poverty...
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2nd August 2019 / News

MSP Welcomes Health Secretary to Kirrie Connections

KIRRIE CONNECTIONS ADOPTS ‘MEETING CENTRE’ CARE MODEL   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, welcomed the Scottish Government’s...
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2nd August 2019 / News

MSP URGES LOCAL CHARITIES TO APPLY FOR FUNDING-PEOPLE’S POSTCODE LOTTERY POT OVER £3M

MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, is encouraging local charities and community groups to apply for funding from...
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1st August 2019 / News

MSP: NEW PM SHOULD SCRAP TWO-CHILD BENEFITS CAP

FIGURES CONFIRM 'GRIM REALITY' OF TORY TWO-CHILD LIMIT MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has called on the...
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1st August 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES £6.9M FOR ARBROATH TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE

ARBROATH TO RECEIVE INVESTMENT IN ACTIVE TRAVEL   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish...
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31st July 2019 / News

MSP HIGHLIGHTS WELFARE FUND IMPACT

3050 ANGUS HOUSEHOLDS HELPED IN TIME OF CRISIS MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has drawn attention to...
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30th July 2019 / News

MSP: JOHNSON IN DENIAL ON BREXIT FARMING IMPACT

TORIES MUST SCRAP PLANS AND PAY UP MISSING £160M MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has said that...
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30th July 2019 / News

EU Citizens Advice Surgery

I am holding a special surgery for EU citizens who would like advice as to how they may be affected...
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30th July 2019 / News

Exam Results Helpline Offering Support Across Scotland

Thousands of young people can access dedicated exam results support when Skills Development Scotland’s (SDS) Exam Results Helpline opens on...
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26th July 2019

MSP WELCOMES SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT LOANS TO FARMERS

MSP WELCOMES SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT LOANS TO FARMERS Funding released to help mitigate impacts of Brexit SNP MSP for the Angus...
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25th July 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES UNI PLEDGE FOR CARE-SYSTEM STUDENTS

GUARANTEED OFFERS FOR THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN IN CARE MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the...
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25th July 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES 32M TO CUT NHS WAITING TIMES

Additional funding for health boards   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government's announcement...
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23rd July 2019 / News

MSP: TRUMP TRADE DEAL NO SUBSTITUTE FOR EU MEMBERSHIP

£5 BILLION BOOST TO INDY SCOTLAND BY MATCHING NEIGHBOURS ON EXPORTS MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has...
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23rd July 2019 / News

SOFT FRUIT EXPORT GROWTH HIGHLIGHTS INADEQUACY OF WORK SCHEME

CRASHING OUT OF SINGLE MARKET COULD REVERSE SECTOR'S SUCCESS Reports of a rise in soft fruit exports from the UK...
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18th July 2019 / News

MSP: DISASTER OF NO-DEAL BEYOND ALL DOUBT

OBR'S £30BN BLACK HOLE FORECAST UNDERLINES RISK TO SCOTLAND MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has pointed to the Office...
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18th July 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES FUNDING INCREASE FOR RAPID REHOUSING

Helping homeless people into stable accommodation   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government's...
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17th July 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES CONTINUED LOW UNEMPLOYMENT

SCOTLAND OUTPERFORMS UK FOR 10TH CONSECUTIVE MONTH MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the latest ONS...
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17th July 2019 / News

MSP HIGHLIGHTS POLICE PRIORITIES CONSULTATION

HAVE YOUR SAY BY 4 OCTOBER MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has encouraged contributions from people in...
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16th July 2019 / News

MSP SLAMS TORIES OVER LATEST FOOD BANK FIGURES

TORY AUSTERITY DRIVING UP RECORD FOOD BANK USE MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has denounced the Tory...
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16th July 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES HUGE RISE IN DENTIST REGISTRATIONS

REGISTRATIONS MORE THAN DOUBLE UNDER SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has hailed figures showing NHS dentist...
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16th July 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES IMPROVED BUILDING STANDARDS

FIRE SAFETY & CHANGING PLACES TOILETS    MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government's...
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12th July 2019 / News

Timbergreens Post Office

Local MSP Graeme Dey has expressed his disappointment at the announcement from the Post Office that despite attempts to secure...
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12th July 2019 / News

MSP Welcomes Response from BEAR Scotland Regarding Litter on A92

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has raised concerns with Angus Council and BEAR Scotland regarding litter along the side...
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12th July 2019 / News

MSP Comments on Seagreen Compulsory Purchase Orders Application

In response to the application for compulsory purchase orders by the Seagreen windfarm project, local MSP Graeme Dey has written...
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12th July 2019 / News

£1.5 BILLION BOOST FROM POWERS TO RETAIN OVERSEAS GRADUATES

MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has asserted that findings by the SNP’s Sustainable Growth Commission on the...
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12th July 2019 / News

July 2019 Column

The Scottish Parliament is now in summer recess. The closing weeks of the 2018-19 Parliamentary year were packed to say...
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11th July 2019 / News

VIEWS SOUGHT ON ADVOCACY HELP FOR NEW BENEFITS

MSP ENCOURAGES ENGAGEMENT WITH CONSULTATION MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has highlighted a Scottish Government consultation on...
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11th July 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES REVIEW OF BENEFITS FOR TERMINALLY ILL

DWP TO EVALUATE RULES AFTER SNP PRESSURE MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the UK Government's...
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11th July 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES ALUMNI AMBASSADOR PLANS

HARNESSING THE POWER OF ALUMNI MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has voiced his support for Scottish Government...
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11th July 2019 / News

MSP: TORIES MUST TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR UNIVERSAL CREDIT FAILINGS

THOSE DEFRAUDED MUST GET SUPPORT SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has called on the UK government...
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11th July 2019 / News

MSP CALLS FOR ACTION ON LOST CAP PAYMENTS AFTER TORY ADMISSION

NEXT PM MUST NOT DELAY ON £160 MILLION OWED TO FARMERS SNP MSP for the Angus South constituency, Graeme Dey,...
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11th July 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES INCREASED SUPPORT FOR HOMELESS

HOMELESSNESS CONSULTATION BACKS STRONGER PROTECTIONS   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government's announcement...
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10th July 2019 / News

MSP HIGHLIGHTS DEPOSIT RETURN SCHEME BENEFITS

DRIVING A CIRCULAR ECONOMY   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government's publication this...
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10th July 2019 / News

MSP CALLS FOR SCRAPPING OF TWO-CHILD BENEFITS CAP

FIFTH OF ANGUS CHILDREN COULD BE HIT BY TORY CAP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has called...
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10th July 2019 / News

MSP HIGHLIGHTS DEMOGRAPHIC RISK TO PUBLIC SERVICES

THE MISSING HALF-MILLION: SCOTLAND'S POPULATION GROWTH TO LAG BEHIND NEIGHBOURS MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has reiterated...
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8th July 2019 / News

Overnight Roadworks on A92 between Dundee and Arbroath (14 July – 2 August)

An overnight project involving road surfacing improvements at five locations on the A92 between Dundee and Arbroath is set to...
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4th July 2019 / News

MSP: UK GOVERNMENT MUST FUND FREE OVER-75s TV LICENCE

TORIES 'CANNOT PASS THE BUCK' ON TV LICENCE CUTS SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has insisted...
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4th July 2019 / News

Brothock Burn Update

Local MSP Graeme Dey has been advised by SEPA that it has received no further complaints regarding pollution in the...
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3rd July 2019 / News

MSP ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS TO SOCIAL SECURITY EXPERIENCE PANELS

Volunteers asked to shape new Scottish welfare system   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has encouraged constituents...
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3rd July 2019 / News

MSP ENCOURAGES TOWN CENTRE FUND ENGAGEMENT

JULY PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON PROJECT PROPOSALS MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, is encouraging constituents to engage with...
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1st July 2019 / News

MSP Expresses Disappointment Regarding Response from Clydesdale Bank

SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency Graeme Dey has expressed his disappointment at confirmation from the Clydesdale Bank that...
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28th June 2019 / News

NATIONAL TREASURE HUNT WITH A CREATIVE TWIST COMES TO ARBROATH

This year as part of a campaign to raise awareness of Cashback for Communities and how creative young Scots are,...
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27th June 2019 / News

Renewable Electricity at Record Levels

Renewable electricity generation in Scotland reached record levels in the first quarter of 2019, the latest figures from the Department...
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27th June 2019 / News

MSP HAILS RADICAL MOVE TO TACKLE CHILD POVERTY

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the announcement by the Scottish Government that it will be introducing a...
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21st June 2019

June 2019 Column

Later this month the Angus Health and Social Care Partnership will, I understand, consider a way forward for Seaton Grove...
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19th June 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES ACTIVE TRAVEL INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING

MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement that up to £51 million is...
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18th June 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES RECORD HIGH POSITIVE DESTINATIONS

DEPRIVATION GAP IN SCHOOL LEAVERS AT LOWEST EVER   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed official...
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18th June 2019 / News

OPT-OUT SYSTEM FOR ORGAN DONATION GETS GO-AHEAD

HUMAN TISSUE LAW PASSES STAGE 3   SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the passing...
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18th June 2019 / News

TORY MSP ADMITS IMMIGRATION PLANS WILL DAMAGE SCOTLAND

RENEWED PRESSURE ON UK GOVT TO DEVOLVE IMMIGRATION SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has called on...
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13th June 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES COUNCIL TAX REDUCTION FOR 8660 ANGUS HOMES

SNP SCHEME SAVES SCOTTISH HOUSEHOLDS £6.4 MILLION SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed new figures...
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13th June 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES ENERGY EFFICIENCY GRANTS FOR SOCIAL LANDLORDS

Extra funding to make homes warmer and promote carbon reduction   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has...
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13th June 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES GROWTH IN KEY SECTORS

BUSINESS BOOMING FOR SCOTTISH GROWTH SECTORS SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed new figures showing...
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12th June 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES EXTRA SUPPORT FOR YOUNG CARERS

DISCOUNT PACKAGE UNVEILED   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's launch of...
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12th June 2019 / News

SNP DELIVERING ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING & APPRENTICESHIPS

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT MEETING KEY TARGETS SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has pointed to Scottish Government progress...
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12th June 2019 / News

MSP SLAMS TORIES OVER TV LICENCE CHANGE

QUARTER OF A MILLION SCOTS TO LOSE FREE TV LICENCE SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has...
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12th June 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES RECORD HIGH SCOTTISH EMPLOYMENT

CONTINUED GROWTH IN SCOTLAND DESPITE WESTMINSTER CHAOS SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has praised new figures...
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12th June 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES RURAL SKILLS PLAN

Securing, sustaining and progressing rural careers SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government's...
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10th June 2019 / News

Legislation Published to Create Consumer Scotland

SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the publication of legislation that would create a new...
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6th June 2019 / News

MSP HIGHLIGHTS BIG EU TRADE INCREASE

EU CONTINUES TO BE KEY FOR SCOTTISH EXPORTS SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has pointed to...
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6th June 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES MORE FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR CARERS

CARERS GET MORE SUPPORT IN SCOTLAND THAN REST OF UK   SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey,...
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6th June 2019 / News

MSP WARNS OF NHS THREAT FROM TORY-TRUMP TRADE DEAL

NHS "ON THE TABLE" SAYS TRUMP SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has warned of the danger...
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5th June 2019 / News

5% FALL IN SERIOUS VIOLENT CRIME IN ANGUS

SNP APPROACH TO JUSTICE WORKING FOR COMMUNITIES SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed new analysis...
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4th June 2019 / News

340 People Wrongly Denied Benefits by UK Government

  Hundreds of disabled people in Angus have successfully appealed against decisions to deny them benefits, prompting calls for a...
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3rd June 2019 / News

US Trade Deal Threat to Local Food and Drink

Graeme has warned that farmers and food producers in Angus could be hit by a post-Brexit trade deal with Donald...
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29th May 2019 / News

MSP Encourages Small Businesses to Apply for SmallBiz100

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey is calling on local small businesses to apply to be part of SmallBiz100.  ...
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29th May 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING FOR FOOTBALL CLUBS

ARBROATH FC TO RECEIVE TRAINING FOR PLAYERS AND STAFF MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed Scottish...
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29th May 2019 / News

MSP SAYS TORIES MUST DROP £30,000 MIGRANT SALARY THRESHOLD

HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT RULES 'UNREASONABLE' AND 'IRRATIONAL' SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has called for the UK...
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28th May 2019 / News

Financial Health Check Service

Citizens Advice Network in Scotland have launched the ‘For Your Benefit’ campaign to help people take control of their finances, and challenge...
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28th May 2019 / News

Local MSP Receives Confirmation Brechin Road Post Office to Open on 17th June

Local MSP Graeme Dey is pleased to have received confirmation from the Post Office that its new Brechin Road branch...
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27th May 2019 / News

SNP WIN IN ANGUS AS SCOTLAND SAYS NO TO BREXIT

The SNP has won the European election in Angus as Scotland voted emphatically to reject Brexit. The SNP received 38.7%...
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24th May 2019 / News

NHS Tayside Audiology Service Now Available in All Angus South Towns

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has expressed his delight at confirmation from NHS Tayside that its hearing aid drop...
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24th May 2019 / News

May 2019 Column

Let me set aside, for once, the usual political themes of this column to salute the achievement of Arbroath FC....
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22nd May 2019 / News

UN REPORT: CRUEL TORIES ‘DISMANTLING’ SOCIAL SECURITY NET

MSP SLAMS PUNITIVE TORY POLICIES FOR INCREASING POVERTY SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has reiterated his...
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22nd May 2019 / News

FREE CONSUMER ADVICE HOTLINE LAUNCHED

The Scottish Government has used its newly devolved consumer powers to launch a new, free consumer advice hotline to help...
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21st May 2019 / News

MSP Welcomes Broadband Progress in Angus South

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey is pleased that further progress continues to be made in connecting premises across Angus...
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17th May 2019 / News

MSP Welcomes EU Wifi Funding for Angus Council

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed Angus Council being among the winners of the second call for WiFi4EU. This...
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17th May 2019 / News

Warning of High Risk of Deer on Roads

With increased collisions between deer and vehicles at this time of year, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is warning motorists to...
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16th May 2019 / News

Scottish Korean War Memorial

New signage for the Scottish Korean War Memorial in West Lothian will be allowed on the trunk road network. A...
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16th May 2019 / News

MSP BACKS EU CANDIDATE ON FARMING CONCERNS

WESTMINSTER CAN'T BE TRUSTED WITH SCOTTISH FARMING MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has reiterated concerns that food...
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16th May 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES NEW CASHBACK FOR COMMUNITIES FUNDING

CRIME PROCEEDS TO STEER YOUNG PEOPLE AWAY FROM OFFENDING   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed...
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16th May 2019 / News

MSP CONDEMNS TORY BREXIT THREAT TO EU FUNDING

SCOTLAND "LEFT IN THE DARK" ON VITAL FUNDING AHEAD OF EUROPEAN ELECTIONS MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey,...
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16th May 2019 / News

MSP WARNING ON TRUMP TRADE DEAL

SCOTLAND CAN'T BE FORCED INTO 'BARGAIN BASEMENT' TRUMP TRADE DEAL SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has...
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15th May 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES DEVOLUTION SUCCESS STATS

REMARKABLE PROGRESS UNDER DEVOLUTION PROVES CASE FOR FURTHER POWERS MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed new...
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14th May 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES RECORD LOW UNEMPLOYMENT FIGURES

SCOTLAND UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT RECORD LOW FOR FIFTH CONSECUTIVE MONTH MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed...
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14th May 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES SCOTTISH TEACHER NUMBERS

SCOTLAND OUTPERFORMS ENGLAND & WALES ON PUPIL-TEACHER RATIO MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed new analysis...
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9th May 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES DEPOSIT RETURN SCHEME PLANS

Ambitious scheme design takes shape MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed an update from the Scottish...
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9th May 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES SCOTLAND GP NUMBERS

Research shows Scottish GP numbers highest in UK MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed research which...
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8th May 2019 / News

MSP Expresses Disappointment at Clydesdale Bank Arbroath Announcement

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has expressed his disappointment at the news that the Clydesdale Bank is set to...
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8th May 2019 / News

More calls at Angus South stations from May 19th

The MSP for Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, recently met with members of Scotrail’s senior management team in Parliament, where...
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8th May 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES WARMER HOMES SCHEME IMPACT IN ANGUS SOUTH

Over 200 people receive help through warm homes scheme MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the...
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8th May 2019 / News

Local Representatives Comment on Bank of Scotland’s Mobile Branch Timetable for Kirriemuir

Local representatives Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey and Kirriemuir and Dean Councillor Julie Bell  have welcomed confirmation of the...
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7th May 2019 / News

POLLUTION IN BROTHOCK BURN: UPDATE FROM SEPA

Further to previous posts here about the reported pollution in Brothock Burn, Arbroath, please see below the latest update Graeme...
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6th May 2019 / News

Scottish Government Action on Climate Change

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey believes that announcements last week by the Scottish Government show that it is serious...
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1st May 2019 / News

MSP ENCOURAGES ‘BIG LUNCH’ EVENTS IN ANGUS

The MSP for Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has voiced his support for the Eden Project's 'Big Lunch' initiative, whereby...
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1st May 2019 / News

Best Start Grant Assisting Families in Angus

190 families in Angus have received a payment thanks to the Scottish Government’s Best Start Grant scheme.   Since opening...
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1st May 2019 / News

MSP Welcomes Launch of ‘The Online Bullying Support Campaign. Angus, think before you type’

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has praised the launch of a joint anti-bullying campaign by Angus Council, NSPCC Scotland...
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1st May 2019 / News

REGISTER TO VOTE IN EU ELECTIONS BY 7TH MAY

Research published today revealed that 600,000 Scots who are eligible to vote in the European Parliamentary elections on 23 May...
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30th April 2019 / News

MSP CONDEMNS TORY WELFARE CUTS DRIVING RECORD FOODBANK USE

UNIVERSAL CREDIT "KEY DRIVER" OF INCREASING NEED FOR FOOD PARCELS The MSP for Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has slammed...
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30th April 2019 / News

Additional Scottish Government Funds For Affordable Home Construction

Graeme Dey MSP has welcomed an announcement from the Scottish Government that it will provide £18.8 million over the next two years to...
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30th April 2019 / News

LOCAL MSP WELCOMES NEW POWERS ON AIRBNB LETS

Angus South Constituency MSP, Graeme Dey, has given his backing to an announcement from the First Minister that councils will...
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30th April 2019 / News

More Funding To Help NHS Tayside Tackle Waiting Times

Long waits for patients are to be targeted with an additional investment of £70 million. Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme...
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30th April 2019 / News

MSP DEMANDS ACTION ON BANK CLOSURES IN ANGUS

SNP MSP for Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has called for re-assurances that local bank branches in Angus South will...
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29th April 2019 / News

Universal Credit – Support to Claim provided by Angus Council Welfare Rights Service

Citizens Advice Bureau, in partnership with DWP,  are now the primary provider of assistance to claim Universal Credit.   Support...
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29th April 2019 / News

MSP Welcomes Scottish Government Housing Announcements

Announcements from the Scottish Government will help to ensure that people can have a place that they can call home...
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29th April 2019 / News

New Best Start Grant Payment

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the launch of a new benefit for low income families, which opens...
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25th April 2019 / News

MSP PLEDGES TO FIGHT MS DURING AWARENESS WEEK

The MSP for Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has marked this year's Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week (22-28 April) with a...
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25th April 2019 / News

CHANGES TO PENSION CREDIT ELIGIBILITY

The UK Government's changes to Pension Credit eligibility criteria will take effect from 15 May. Unless a claim is submitted...
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23rd April 2019 / News

MSP VISITS HATTON WASTEWATER PLANT

The MSP for Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, paid a visit this week to the innovative Hatton Wastewater Plant. The...
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23rd April 2019 / News

COST OF UK GOV FIGHTING BENEFIT CLAIMS RISES TO £120M

"CONCERNING FIGURES" AS 70% OF CASES WON BY CLAIMANTS The MSP for Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has condemned the...
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19th April 2019 / News

EXTENSION OF FREE TUITION FOR EU STUDENTS

EXTENSION OF FREE TUITION FOR EU STUDENTS   Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has said that “Scotland remains open...
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19th April 2019 / News

April Column

Earlier this month, I had the enormous pleasure of representing the Scottish Government at the Scotland Week celebrations in New...
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18th April 2019 / News

RENEWED SNP CALLS FOR FULL DEVOLUTION OF RAIL

LABOUR SHOULD BACK RECOMMENDATIONS FOR RAIL IMPROVEMENT The SNP MSP for Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the backing...
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17th April 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES NEW FUNDING TO TACKLE SKILLS SHORTAGES

First Minister announces new funding to help businesses The MSP for Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the expansion...
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17th April 2019 / News

SNP PRESSURE DELIVERS FAIR PAY FOR POST OFFICES

POST OFFICE LTD TO GIVE BETTER DEAL TO SUB-POSTMASTERS The MSP for Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed news...
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17th April 2019 / News

WATER BILLS LOWER IN SCOTLAND THAN TORY-RUN ENGLAND & WALES

TORY TAX HYPOCRISY FURTHER EXPOSED ON WATER BILLS The MSP for Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has highlighted new figures...
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12th April 2019 / News

Local Representatives Meet with TSB

Local politicians Graeme Dey MSP and Councillor Mark McDonald have received a commitment from TSB that opening hours at its...
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10th April 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES FRAMEWORK FOR OLDER PEOPLE

AGE IS JUST A NUMBER  MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the publication by the Scottish...
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10th April 2019 / News

POLLUTION IN BROTHOCK BURN: UPDATE FROM SEPA

Further to previous posts here about the reported pollution in Brothock Burn, Arbroath, please see below the latest update Graeme...
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9th April 2019 / News

SCOTLAND’S ECONOMY “MOVING CLOSER” TO EU

ECONOMIC CONNECTIONS LINKED TO ALMOST 150,000 SCOTTISH JOBS MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has reiterated concerns around...
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9th April 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES ACTION ON LITTERING FROM VEHICLES

Tackling throwaway culture among motorists. SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the announcement from the...
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5th April 2019 / News

EU CITIZENS URGED TO STAY IN ANGUS SOUTH

SNP MSP for Angus South Constituency Graeme Dey has made an impassioned plea to EU citizens living in Angus South...
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3rd April 2019 / News

FREE PRESCRIPTIONS SAVES AVERAGE SCOTS UP TO £171 A YEAR

COST INCREASE IN ENGLAND SHOWS PEOPLE ARE BETTER OFF WITH THE SNP SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme...
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2nd April 2019 / News

RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY AT RECORD LEVELS

SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the news that renewable electricity generation in Scotland reached...
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1st April 2019 / News

UK GOVERNMENT MUST ENSURE A SECURE FUTURE FOR POST OFFICES

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has backed calls from SNP MPs at Westminster for the UK Government to ensure...
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29th March 2019

Angus Council Welfare Rights Universal Credit Support

Support to Claim Angus Council's Welfare Rights' Support to Claim service will help residents make a Universal Credit (UC) claim;...
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29th March 2019 / News

Brothock Burn-SEPA

Further to the post earlier today regarding the reported pollution in the Brothock Burn, please see below the response that...
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29th March 2019 / News

Brothock Burn

I last Friday raised the issue of reported pollution in the Brothock Burn with Scottish Water and the Scottish Environment...
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28th March 2019 / News

CRIME FALLS BY MORE THAN 40% IN A DECADE

SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed a 16% fall crime in Scotland since 2016-17. Figures...
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28th March 2019 / News

96% OF NEW PARENTS BENEFITTING FROM BABY BOXES

New figures have revealed that 5778 families in the NHS Tayside Health Board area have benefitted from a Baby Box,...
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25th March 2019 / News

FEARS FOR ANGUS SOUTH ECONOMY AS NI REGISTRATIONS FOR OVERSEAS WORKERS FALL

The SNP MSP for Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has said that the Tories’ “narrow-minded Brexit rhetoric” is largely to...
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22nd March 2019 / News

GRAEME DEY MSP SUPPORTS ANGUS SOUTH ACTIVITIES TO HELP SPRING CLEAN SCOTLAND

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has joined environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful in applauding the efforts of local residents...
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22nd March 2019 / News

Seaton Grove

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey on Monday met with Vicky Irons, Chief Officer Angus Health and Social Care Integration,...
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22nd March 2019 / News

March 2019 Column

One of the genuine joys of being an MSP is the sheer variety of your week’s work. And that variety...
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20th March 2019 / News

UNEMPLOYMENT FALLS AS SCOTTISH ECONOMY OUTSTRIPS UK

  Unemployment has fallen to a record-low in Scotland, as latest figures show Scottish economic growth outperforming the rest of...
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14th March 2019 / News

Brexit Risk to Further and Higher Education Sectors

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey is highlighting his concern that Brexit will land a serious blow to future opportunities...
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14th March 2019 / News

SNP RATES CAP SAVES ANGUS BUSINESSES’ £300,000

SNP RATES CAP SAVES ANGUS BUSINESSES’ £300,000   New figures released by the Scottish Government estimate that businesses across Angus...
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14th March 2019 / News

Funding to Prepare Businesses for Brexit

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey is encouraging local businesses to seek support to prepare for Brexit following the First...
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11th March 2019 / News

Seaton Grove

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has highlighted the track record of Angus Health and Social Care Partnership around changes...
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7th March 2019 / News

MSP & BUSINESS MINISTER VISIT MONIKIE STONE SUPPLIER

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey this week welcomed the Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills, Jamie Hepburn MSP,...
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6th March 2019 / News

TORY TWEAKS TO DISABILITY SUPPORT FALLS FAR SHORT OF SCOTLAND’S AMBITION

'MISSED OPPORTUNITY' TO OVERHAUL PUNITIVE PIP ASSESSMENTS MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has denounced the UK Government...
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1st March 2019 / News

MSP Welcomes Condor Airfield U-Turn by MoD

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the u-turn from the Ministry of Defence which means that it now...
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1st March 2019 / News

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES £1.08MILLION OF FUNDING TO BOOST ANGUS’ TOWN CENTRES

SNP MSP for Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has called on Angus Council to make the most of its funding...
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28th February 2019 / News

1st March Surgeries

Owing to unforeseen circumstances, I am unfortunately having to cancel my surgeries scheduled for 1st March in Guthrie, Glen Doll...
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27th February 2019 / News

TORY THREAT TO SCOTLAND’S MULTI-BILLION POUND FOOD AND DRINK SECTOR

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has warned that a no deal Brexit must be taken off the table to...
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27th February 2019 / News

MSP WELCOMES SCHOOL LEAVERS STATISTICS

Deprivation gap in positive destinations falls by half   SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed...
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26th February 2019 / News

New Funding for Postgraduate Students

A major expansion of postgraduate funding has been announced, with funding for students on research masters courses to be made...
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26th February 2019 / News

FIRMS IN ANGUS BENEFIT FROM BUSINESS RATES SUPPORT

The Scottish Government’s Small Business Bonus Scheme provided £5.173million of support for businesses across Angus in 2017/18 – a 24.4%...
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26th February 2019 / News

STEM Bursary

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the launch of the 2019/20 bursary programme for career changers seeking to...
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26th February 2019 / News

Better Sanitary Facilities for Disabled People

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey is encouraging constituents to contribute to a consultation on a change in legislation that...
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22nd February 2019 / News

MSP HOSTS CAIRNGORMS NATURE TEAM IN PARLIAMENT

SNP MSP Graeme Dey has this week sponsored an exhibition and event in the Scottish Parliament by the Cairngorms National...
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22nd February 2019 / News

Fibre Broadband Reaches Lintrathen

Local MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the news that people in Lintrathen can now access fibre broadband.   He commented:...
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22nd February 2019 / News

BUDGET FOR A FAIRER SCOTLAND GIVEN HOLYROOD BACKING

SNP MSP for Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, yesterday voted to back the Scottish Government’s budget for the coming financial...
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22nd February 2019 / News

Graeme’s February Column

No Greater Threat To Us Than Climate Change One might, given the ongoing Brexit catastrophe, be forgiven for thinking otherwise...
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21st February 2019 / News

ANGUS WORST HIT IN EVENT OF NO DEAL BREXIT

ANGUS WORST HIT IN EVENT OF NO DEAL BREXIT   SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT WARNS OF 7% FALL IN GDP   The...
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19th February 2019 / News

UNEMPLOYMENT DOWN IN ANGUS AS SCOTTISH LEVEL FALLS TO RECORD LOW

SNP Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed new figures showing unemployment has fallen in Angus – as unemployment across...
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14th February 2019 / News

Yorkshire Building Society Carnoustie

Local MSP Graeme Dey has expressed his disappointment at the news that Yorkshire Building Society customers will no longer have...
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13th February 2019 / News

£50M SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR GP PRACTICES

SNP MSP for the Angus South constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government Health Secretary's announcement of an additional...
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13th February 2019 / News

MSP BACKS CALL FOR BREXIT COMPENSATION FOR FARMERS

SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has backed Scottish Government Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing's call for...
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13th February 2019 / News

UK GOVERNMENT FORCED TO ADMIT UNIVERSAL CREDIT CAUSED FOODBANK DEMAND  

PRESSURE MOUNTS OVER BOTCHED ROLL-OUT OF UNIVERSAL CREDIT Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has said that the Tory Government...
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11th February 2019 / News

No Deal Brexit “Catastrophic” for Scotland’s Farmers and Crofters

NO DEAL BREXIT “CATASTROPHIC” FOR SCOTLAND’S FARMERS AND CROFTERS SAYS NFUS   President of the National Farmers Union Scotland, Andrew...
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8th February 2019 / News

Universal Credit Support Sessions

Angus Council is offering Universal Credit support sessions which cover digital and budgeting support. The timetable covers the period from Monday...
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7th February 2019 / News

Holyrood Committee Calls for Urgent Welfare Reform

A report published this week by the Scottish Parliament’s Social Security Committee has called for the urgent reversal of UK...
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5th February 2019 / News

Support for Local Charities and Community Groups

Opportunity for local charities and community groups in Angus South to apply for between £500 and £20,000 from the Postcode...
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1st February 2019 / News

Budget Gets Holyrood Backing With Boost For Local Services

Holyrood has backed the SNP Scottish Government’s budget plans, offering economic stability in the face of Brexit while giving a...
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30th January 2019 / News

MSP Welcomes Post Office Announcement for Arbroath

Local MSP Graeme Dey has expressed his delight at the announcement from the Post Office that it will be opening...
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29th January 2019 / News

Audiology Service-Monifieth

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has expressed his pleasure at the extension of NHS Tayside’s audiology drop in service...
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28th January 2019 / News

SNP TAX PLANS LEAVES PUBLIC SECTOR WORKERS BETTER OFF THAN UK COUNTERPARTS

New analysis from independent researchers has confirmed a host of public sector posts in Scotland will earn more than their...
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24th January 2019 / News

SNP PLANS TO INVEST £500 MILLION IN HISTORIC CHILDCARE

SNP MSP for the Angus South constituency, Graeme Dey, has hailed a Scottish Government announcement that promises to commit almost...
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24th January 2019 / News

£10.5M FUNDING BOOST FOR ANGUS COUNCIL

SNP MSP for the Angus South constituency, Graeme Dey, has called on political opponents to back the Scottish Government's draft...
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23rd January 2019 / News

Best Start Grant to Help Youngsters

Scotland’s new Best Start Grant School Age payment will open for applications on 3rd June. Regulations have been laid in...
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23rd January 2019 / News

Unemployment Below 100,000 for the First Time Ever

Graeme Dey, the MSP for Angus South Constituency, has welcomed the latest statistics which show that Scotland’s unemployment rate has...
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23rd January 2019 / News

FUNDING BOOST WILL SEE ADDITONAL NURSES AND COUNSELLORS IN ANGUS SOUTH SCHOOLS

SNP MSP for Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has given his backing to plans that will help provide an additional...
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23rd January 2019 / News

MSP MEETS SCOTRAIL ALLIANCE SENIOR MANAGEMENT

SNP MSP for the Angus South constituency, Graeme Dey, has met with Alex Hynes, Managing Director of the Scotrail Alliance,...
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23rd January 2019 / News

PM SCRAPS SETTLED STATUS FEE FOR EU CITIZENS AFTER SNP CAMPAIGN

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement that the hugely controversial Settled Status fee for...
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21st January 2019 / News

SNP MSP WELCOMES FUNDING TO TACKLE ATTAINMENT GAP IN ANGUS SOUTH

SNP MSP Graeme Dey has challenged MSPs to back the Scottish Government’s plans to invest over £8 billion in Scotland’s...
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21st January 2019 / News

SNP MSP SLAMS TORIES FOR ‘SNEAKING OUT’ CHANGES TO PENSION CREDIT

SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency Graeme Dey has slammed the Tory UK Government for ‘sneaking out’ changes to...
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18th January 2019 / News

SNP BUDGET DELIVERS FOR LOW INCOME FAMILIES AND CARERS ACROSS ANGUS SOUTH

Graeme Dey, the SNP MSP for Angus South Constituency, has called on local politicians from all parties to get behind...
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18th January 2019 / News

Graeme’s January Column

Debacle of Brexit has impacted on Holyrood The public might be forgiven for thinking the only thing occupying the time...
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17th January 2019 / News

Rise in European Visitors

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed statistics showing that the number of overseas visitors from Europe increased sharply...
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17th January 2019 / News

MSP Calls for UK Government to Increase its Support for R100 Broadband Programme

The UK Government must revise its approach to digital connectivity and invest more money delivering high-speed broadband in Scotland, after...
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17th January 2019 / News

Positive Progress on Equal Access to Higher Education.

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the news that a record number of full time first degree students...
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17th January 2019 / News

WELCOME SUPPORT FOR RURAL SCOTLAND IN FACE OF BREXIT CHAOS

Graeme Dey MSP has said the SNP’s draft budget proposals will come as great news for businesses and communities across...
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16th January 2019 / News

CARNOUSTIE LEVEL CROSSING RENEWAL

CARNOUSTIE LEVEL CROSSING RENEWAL Network Rail is currently undertaking a renewal of the signalling system and level crossing in Carnoustie....
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16th January 2019 / News

Justice Secretary visits Glen Isla Project

  Scottish Government Secretary for Justice Humza Yousaf MSP was welcomed by staff at the Glen Isla Project on his...
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14th January 2019

POLITICAL PARTIES URGED TO BACK NHS INVESTMENT

Graeme Dey MSP has called on his political opponents across Angus South to get behind the Scottish Government’s draft budget...
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11th January 2019 / News

STEP CLOSER TO SCOTTISH NATIONAL INVESTMENT BANK

STEP CLOSER TO SCOTTISH NATIONAL INVESTMENT BANK   Graeme Dey, MSP for Angus South Constituency, has said SNP plans to...
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11th January 2019 / News

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT BUDGET PLANS GREAT NEWS FOR ANGUS SOUTH’S TOWN CENTRES SAYS LOCAL MSP

SNP MSP for Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed the Scottish Government’s plans to introduce a £50 million Town...
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8th January 2019 / News

MSP Welcomes New Arbroath Schools

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the opening of two new primary schools in Arbroath. Ladyloan and Muirfield...
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8th January 2019 / News

Angus Sees Rise in Ultra-Low Emission and Electric Vehicles

Graeme has welcomed the news that Angus has seen a significant rise in the number of ultra-low emission vehicles. Figures...
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3rd January 2019 / News

Universal Credit Support Timetable

  Please find above the latest timetable for the Universal Credit support sessions covering digital and budgeting support, which are provided...
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21st December 2018 / News

My December Column

As 2018 draws to an end, I would like to wish all constituents a very Merry Christmas and all the...
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20th December 2018

LOCAL MSP WARNS TORY IMMIGRATION PLANS WILL HARM BUSINESSES AND PUBLIC SERVICES IN ANGUS SOUTH

Angus South Constituency SNP MSP Graeme Dey has said that the UK Government’s proposals on immigration, published yesterday, will damage...
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20th December 2018 / News

Renewable Electricity Sets New Record of 70% in Scotland

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the news that electricity generated from renewable sources in Scotland has surged...
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13th December 2018 / News

MSP WELCOMES SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT BUDGET

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the Scottish Government’s budget as one which protects public services, supports the...
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10th December 2018 / News

Scottish Government Still Mitigating Tory Cuts

Graeme has highlighted the millions being spent on mitigating Tory welfare cuts by the Scottish Government, after new figures revealed that...
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6th December 2018

SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT UNITES AGAINST TORY BREXIT

The Scottish Parliament has overwhelmingly rejected Theresa May’s false choice of a bad Brexit or No Deal.   The joint...
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6th December 2018 / News

MSP and Councillor Meet Bank of Scotland

Local representatives Graeme Dey MSP and Cllr Julie Bell have welcomed constructive talks that they yesterday held with the Bank...
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3rd December 2018 / News

MSP Marks Small Business Saturday

  Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey marked Small Business Saturday by visiting Carnoustie’s Two Sisters Café.   Small Business...
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29th November 2018 / News

Dey Says Scottish Government Assessment Shows Brexit Deal Bad for Angus South

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has stated that a report released earlier this week by the Scottish Government shows...
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29th November 2018 / News

MSP Raises Bank Closure in Parliament

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey yesterday raised the planned closure of the Bank of Scotland’s branch in Kirriemuir in...
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29th November 2018

Angus South Constituency MSP Encourages CashBack for Creativity Applications

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey is encouraging local organisations to apply for the final round of the CashBack for...
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27th November 2018 / News

COUNCILS SPEND MILLIONS MITIGATING UNIVERSAL CREDIT

Angus South Constituency SNP MSP Graeme Dey has renewed calls for an immediate halt to Universal Credit after it was...
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26th November 2018 / News
SNP MSP for Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed news that workers in Scotland are the least likely to...
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26th November 2018 / News

MSP Welcomes Further Progress on Broadband

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed news that more premises across Angus can now upgrade to faster fibre...
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23rd November 2018 / News

Get Accredited For The ‘Real’ Living Wage

My column in the local papers this week focused on the Living Wage... The fifth to the tenth of November...
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22nd November 2018 / News

SCOTLAND ‘LEADING THE WAY’ ON GREEN ENERGY

A new report has revealed that Scotland is outpacing the rest of the UK on transforming energy and tackling climate...
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22nd November 2018 / News

Tay Cities Deal Heads of Terms Signing

Commenting on the news that the Heads of Terms for the Tay Cities Deal have today been signed, Angus South...
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21st November 2018 / News

£1Billion for Schools

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the Scottish Government announcing that it will invest a further £1 billion...
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