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Andrew Calls Local Policing Adjournment Debate

Last week Andrew called an adjournment debate on local policing. He took the opportunity to raise his concerns over the potential closure of Portlethen Police Station in particular, drawing attention to the impact it will have on the local community.

Afghanistan Crisis Debate - Andrews Contribution

Yesterday Andrew spoke in the debate on the Afghanistan crisis, and pledged to continue doing all he can to help families that have contacted him from the country, get to safety. 

Support to Abolish the Fixed Term Parliament Act

Earlier today Andrew spoke during a debate on the Fixed Term Parliaments Act, he supported the Governments proposal to abolish the act which he described on social media as "A failed and flawed Act which didn't do what it should have"

"Caution and Pragmatism" - Covid Secure Borders Debate

Last night Andrew spoke during the Covid Secure Borders debate in the house of commons. Drawing on his own experience of witnessing loved ones unable to see family abroad, he described the current red, amber, green system as "striking the right balance between caution and pragmatism". 

Andrews Heartfelt Speech on Dementia

"As a little boy, I remember lying in my bed, praying that the gran I knew when I was younger would return, that she would once again recognise me."

Andrew described Dementia as "heart-rendingly cruel" as he spoke in Parliament today.

Queens Speech reaction from Andrew

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!

Andrew spoke in support of the Queen's Speech during debate in Parliament today.

Andrew said that he hoped "we can work together with the Scottish Government to level up and deliver opportunities for all, wherever in the country you are."