Local Issues


Support Local Events Restart - Andrew Calls for More Action

Andrew took the opportunity during questions to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, to ask whether the SNP, Scottish Government had shown willingness to participate in trials allowing larger events to go ahead with a battery of testing, tracking and tracing.

Andrew to Fight for Portlethen Police Station

Andrew has called on Portlethen’s Asda supermarket to be considered as an alternative home for the town’s closure-threatened police station over fears its absence will lead to a rise in crime.

UK and Australia Agree Historic Trade Deal

The UK has secured a trade deal with Australia eliminating tariffs on all UK goods and boosting jobs and businesses across the country, in the first major trade deal negotiated from scratch by the Government since we left the EU.

British Government Unveils £16bn Energy Transition Deal 

Speaking after the British Government announced a £16bn Energy Transition Deal, Andrew said; "The Scottish Conservatives have been championing this since 2017. Delighted to see it, with such ambition, come to fruition. A vote of confidence in our region and the industry." 

Budget 2021 - Bullet Points and Reaction from OGUK

Including £1.2 billion announced in today’s budget, the UK Government has delivered £13.3 billion for the Scottish budget since the pandemic began.

And in exciting news for the north east, Rishi Sunak committed £34 million for the region's green recovery: