Local Issues


MP Urges BT to Reassess Digital Voice After Storm Arwen Failures

A North East MP has urged telecoms bosses to review a new digital phone service after local customers were cut off by Storm Arwen.

The next generation Digital Voice service will replace traditional analogue landlines by 2025, and requires both active broadband and power to work.

Andrew Calls for Air Passenger Duty Reduction to be Introduced Sooner

During Scottish Affairs Committee last week, which focused on airports and connectivity, representatives of Scottish Airports advised that the UK Governments planned reduction in Air Passenger Duty rates should be introduced sooner than planned, to assist with the industries post pandemic recover

Update on the Future of Torphins Medical Practice

Andrew has been supporting the case for Torphins Medical Practice to remain open since it was announced that the current contract was due to terminate. Following up on letters sent by Andrew, Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership have provided the following response. 

Andrew Pledges Support for Down Syndrome Bill

Andrew has backed a Parliamentary Bill that could transform the lives of people living with Down syndrome across the UK. The Down Syndrome Bill has been introduced by Dr Liam Fox and will have its second reading in the House of Commons on Friday. (November 26).