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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...

On Deeside to Celebrate Salmon Season Opening

Andrew spent this morning on the banks of the River Dee to celebrate the opening of the 2020 Salmon Fishing Season. Fishing is a huge part of the local economy on Deeside and Andrew has pledged to continue supporting the industry and the wider tourism sector. 

The SNPs Agenda is Divisive - Andrew writes for The Times Red Box

"This will not be an easy fight. It will involve our whole party and all of Government. It will be challenging. But the existence of our country as we know it is at stake and so I believe- and I know the Prime Minister believes- the fight is worth it."

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.

Sea of Opportunity Following SFF Meeting

Andrew met the SFF in Parliament today following the UK Governments commitment to take the UK out of the hated CFP. Fishermen across the North East of Scotland have long supported the UK becoming an independent coastal state and will take full advantage of the benefits of being so. 

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.

Ministerial Visit to Westhill

Andrew welcomed Cabinet Office Minister Oliver Dowden MP to Westhill this morning as the two visited Total to hear about the incredible investment in new technologies and the future of the north sea energy industry.