News

Great news for our Tourism industry!

ONS figures show that during the first six months of the year there were 23.1m overseas visits to the UK, an 8% increase on the same period in 2016. Additionally, while in the UK, the visitors spent a record £13.3bn, a 9% rise on the same period in 2016.

Aberfoyle Street Surgery

The team in the Trossachs town of Aberfoyle with Councillors Martin Earl and Jeremy McDonald (Trossachs and Teith)

Nominate your Stirling Charity Champion

As #givingtuesday – the world’s biggest day for charitable giving – draws closer, I am calling on people in Stirling to nominate a local person as the UK’s ultimate charity champion.

Raising the Dubai issue in Parliament

One of my constituents, Jamie Harron, is facing accusations in Dubai, and has been held in the country since July. He faces a 3-year sentence if found guilty. Today, I asked Leader of the House Andrea Leadsom if there will be a debate on the welfare of British citizens in Dubai.

Making the best of Brexit: Devolving Environmental matters

I have been receiving a great deal of correspondence from constituents concerned about what our Environmental, Food, and Fishing laws will look like after we leave the EU. Here, I give my opinion on what course we should take, guided by meetings by those in the know.

We need a new Energy Price Cap

I am pleased to announce that I have given my support to a call for an energy price cap. The letter, instigated by my colleague John Penrose MP, calls on Prime Minister Theresa May and Business Secretary Greg Clark to stop the ‘Big Six Stitch Up’.