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Andrew Calls for Growth in Navy Fleet and Reserves

Today at MOD Questions, Andrew asked if the Government was committed to having enough Royal Navy ships to have two sovereign UK deployable carrier groups, capable of defending the two new aircraft carriers, whilst carrying out other overseas commitments. The answer wasn't exactly yes...

Prime Minister Commits to World Energy Capital

Today the Prime Minister committed to working with the oil & gas industry to make Aberdeen City & Shire no longer simply the oil & gas capital of Europe, but the Energy Capital of the World. The Prime Minister spoke in response to a question from Andrew during PMQs.

NHS Funding Bill Speech

Tonight Andrew spoke in the NHS Funding Bill debate. The decisions being made by the Conservative UK Government mean there will, this year, be a record boost to Scotland's block grant.

A Government for the Whole United Kingdom

Andrew used an opportunity today to ask what plans the Government have to ensure civil service jobs are spread throughout the entire United Kingdom, enforcing the Conservatives position as a true One Nation Government. 

Andrew Asks For Funding to Repair and Replace Bridges

Earlier today Andrew raised the closure of Abbeyton & Park Bridges in Parliament. Andrew asked to discuss ways of allowing the UK Govt to directly fund crucial pieces of infrastructure that Aberdeenshire Council cannot fund due to budget cuts from the Scottish Government.

Queens Speech Debate

Last night in the debate on the Queens Speech Andrew called for Parliament to work together and deliver a good Brexit "so that we can reunite the country and move on and deliver this positive, forward looking, One Nation programme for our whole country."