Remembrance Sunday

This week, we will mark the 100th anniversary of the cession of hostilities ending World War One. This will be an occasion to demonstrate that 100 years on, we have not forgotten those who served in the armed forces, nor those who have served before or since. 

Kerr welcomes 2018 budget

Stirling MP Stephen Kerr has welcomed the Chancellor’s 2018 Autumn Budget, delivered on Monday in the House of Commons. The centrepiece was an almost £1bn increase in funding for Scotland from Westminster, direct to the Scottish Government’s budget.

Agriculture Bill

The Agriculture Bill has now passed through its second reading, and I managed to raise a couple of issues that pertain to Scottish farmers. Firstly, I mentioned the Red Meat levy, which sees Scottish animals slaughtered in England and the levy kept with the English slaughterhouse.

Universal Credit

From my Column in the Stirling Observer: