Westminster News

Meeting with AllianceIP

Andrew described a meeting with AllianceIP this week as being "really informative and productive" the meeting was arranged to highlight and learn about the importance of Intellectual Property to the UK Economy and the work we need to do to to ensure our flourishing Creative Industries sector is p

Celebrating World Book Day

Andrew met with representatives from World Book Day in Parliament today. Following the meeting Andrew highlighted the importance of getting children into reading and the wide ranging benefits it brings. 

Update From Westminster

As I write, we stand at the beginning of another tumultuous week in British Politics.

Running the London Marathon

Alzheimer’s is a terrible disease; christened the ‘long goodbye’, it is one that is close to my heart and one that I know affects the lives of so many constituents here in West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine.

Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment

This week Andrew signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate

London Bound for a Big Week in Parliament

Andrew was London bound today, heading to Parliament early as the build up to Tuesdays big vote on the EU Withdrawal Bill begins. Andrew has been in contact with hundreds of constituents over the past few weeks, listening to all sides of the debate prior to the vote. 

Andrew Meets Youth Parliament Members

Andrew joined the the Speaker of the House, John Bercow and Leader of the House, Andrea Leadsom this morning to meet some of the inspirational members of The Youth Parliament. The Youth Parliament is sitting today at Westminster.

Andrew Meets Care Combat

Andrew met with Jim Davidson and Care Combat to pledge support for their work.

Care Combat assist veterans to transition into the community after prison. 

Brexit Negotiations

Recently there has been some concern over the possible outcome of negotiations between the EU and HM Government. Whilst the very nature of such negotiations mean that things can move quickly, I thought it would be useful to let you know the current situation and my position.