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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 writes to the Chancellor on IR35

Andrew has today (17th December 2019) written to Sajid Javid, the Chancelllor of the Exchequer, asking the Chancellor to outline when the UK Government's promised review of IR35 will take place.

The text of the letter was as follows: 

 

"Dear Sajid,

The 2019 General Election

The 2019 General Election was not one any of us wanted. But it was one that the country needed.

EU Withdrawal Agreement Voted Through

Last night in Parliament MPs voted through the Prime Ministers EU Withdrawal Agreement. Andrew described the event as a huge step towards delivering Brexit. 

Andrew Continues to Lobby for Scotrail Changes

Andrew has written to Scotrail for a third time stating that "The silence’ from senior management on the issues faced by passengers at Stonehaven and Laurencekirk is unacceptable."

Andrew Speaks on 'Positive' Feedback from The Constituency

Andrew spent the day out and about in Kemnay today during a brief trip home from Parliament before returning the same evening ready for a rare Saturday sitting. After a busy morning on the doors he spoke about the positive response from constituents towards getting Brexit done.

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."