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Levenmouth Rail Link Plans Unveiled

The return of rail services to Levenmouth moved a step closer today with confirmation by Transport Minister Graeme Dey that the line would be double tracked and electrified. Graeme was speaking during a visit to Leven where he also announced the options being taken forward

Bringing Forward Second Doses

Earlier slots for over-40s to help combat Delta variant. People over 40 whose second coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination appointment is scheduled more than eight weeks after their first are being encouraged to seek an earlier slot. It follows recent advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination

Financial Support for Bus Services

Further £35.4 million to maintain bus services The Scottish Government has approved additional expenditure of up to £35.4 million to enable bus operators to maintain services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new funding extends the support of up to £61.4 million that the Scottish Government

International Climate Campaign Launched

Promoting Scottish action in response to the climate emergency. A new international digital campaign to show what Scotland is doing to tackle the climate emergency has been launched ahead of COP26 in Glasgow later this year. “Let’s do Net Zero” aims to demonstrate the action

Apply for the Best Start Grant

Graeme is urging eligible families in Angus to apply for this year’s Best Start Grant School Age Payment, as applications open today. The payment, which is only available in Scotland, is open to families who get tax credits or certain other benefits and have a child

New Lung Cancer Detection Campaign

Get potential symptoms checked early by your GP. A bold Detect Cancer Early (DCE) campaign is encouraging people to contact their GP if they have a new or different persistent cough or unusual breathlessness for three weeks or more in an effort to return to

Disastrous Tory immigration policies are failing Scotland

Scotland is an inclusive and internationalist country, with a long history of welcoming people of all nationalities. However, the Tories’ disastrous, draconian approach to migration is incompatible with the values of Scotland’s society and the needs of our economy. Instead of recognising Scotland’s unique demographic

Constituency Assistant to Graeme Dey MSP

Job: Constituency Assistant – Graeme Dey MSP Location: Arbroath with occasional travel to the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh Salary: In accordance with SPCB pay scales £23,143 – 25,640 (pro-rata) Job Details: Full-time, 35 hours (Part-time working will be considered for the right candidate) The post attracts

The World’s Eyes Are On Scotland

The SNP has won a landslide victory, the highest vote share of any party anywhere in the UK, in any election, since 1966. The people of Scotland elected an increased pro-independence majority, of 72 MSPs – with a record number of votes and seats for

Scotland is on a Different Path

Scotland is on a different path to Boris Johnson’s Tories The Queen has officially reopened the UK Parliament and highlighted the UK government’s priorities. In a ten minute speech to the House of Lords, we learned of 30 laws that UK ministers intend to pass