Local Issues


Council Response to Stonehaven Flooding Letter

During August Andrew wrote to Aberdeenshire Council regarding the recent flooding in Stonehaven, he asked several questions following queries raised with him at a surgery following the flood. The response from Aberdeenshire Council is below. 


Dear Mr Bowie

Insurance Advice for Flood Victims

The Association of British Insurers has advice in the links below for people affected by flooding and making insurance claims.

A Letter to Stonehaven and The Mearns

The events of the 12th August will live long in the memory for the people of Stonehaven and the Mearns.

The flash flooding and storms affecting so many followed by the tragic events at Carmont are events that I know have hit our area and our community hard.

Government Seeking Views on UK Internal Trade Policy

The Government has set out options to protect the flow of goods and services in the UK’s internal market after the end of the transition period.  Under the plans, a Market Access Commitment will guarantee British companies can trade unhindered in every part of the United Kingdom.

Andrew Calls on the Nation to Keep Supporting the National Trust

Andrew has called on people from across the entire United Kingdom to retain and renew their National Trust memberships as the organisation, so important to the tourism sector in West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine, begins to take action towards ensuring its survival. 

Andrew Calls for Football Restart

Andrew is backing the call from Scottish Football Clubs and supporters to get sport back into action as soon as possible.

Additional Support for Business Announced

The Chancellor has announced that small businesses will benefit from a new fast-track finance scheme providing loans with a 100% government-backed guarantee for lenders.