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Kerr urges Scottish Minister to call time on Park of Keir

PARK OF KEIR EXTENSION DISMAY   

Elected representatives at all levels have written a joint letter to the Planning Minister, Kevin Stewart, calling for him end the uncertainty and anxiety caused by the continued delay to a decision on  Park of Keir development.

Kerr comments on Brexit votes

The Prime Minister should be congratulated for getting a deal that has, finally, received support from the House of Commons. That is a significant achievement especially when we remember just how many said that would be impossible.

Banking survey results!

Over 800 people have now responded to my banking survey, giving me their views and current banking situation. The survey was taken mostly by people in Rural Stirling, people who have the least access to banks.

Kerr supports Guide Dogs "Streets Ahead" campaign

Stephen Kerr MP spoke with the charity Guide Dogs about the challenges that blind and partially sighted people face when walking the streets, including pavement parking, street clutter and shared spaces.

Kerr urges Prime Minister to act over Whisky tariff

The MP for Stirling has called on the Prime Minister to intercede personally to try and prevent the imposition of new tariffs on Single Malt Whisky and a range of other goods that are due to start on 18 October.

On civility in politics

I have long talked about the need for more civility in our politics. The conduct of members on both sides of the House of Commons yesterday was appalling.

Comment on the Supreme Court ruling

I would like to start off by saying that the Prime Minister and the Government will fully respect and abide by the judgement of the Supreme Court. The Court, in a landmark ruling, has now set out clearly the guidelines any Government must meet in the routine action of proroguing Parliament.

Kerr welcomes International Students policy

Stephen Kerr MP has welcomed the UK Government's announcement that International students graduating will be able to stay for 2 extra years after their course, without any extra visa required.

Stirling MP backs support for persecuted Christians

Stephen Kerr MP for Stirling has welcomed the news that the UK Government will be fully accepting the recommendations of the Bishop of Truro's report into overseas persecution of Christians.