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. 

Support for Kinellar Hall

On Friday Andrew visited Kinellar Hall to hear about the challenges faced and the work and time it takes to make a community hall run and thrive.

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.

Visit to TLC Potatoes

Andrew visited TLC Potatoes at Durris this week and was impressed by the scale of the operation. Exporting around Europe TLC Potatoes are an important local business.

Andrew meets with Gravitate Northeast

Today Andrew caught up with Martin Byers from Gravitate Northeast to hear about their exciting plans for adventure sports tourism in the north east of Scotland.

Visit to Banchory Devenick School

Last week Andrew visited Banchory Devenick school to talk to pupils about democracy, part of a current project at the school. The visit included questions about the democratic process of elections, how Parliament works and a role play of voting in the chamber.

Talking Brexit with Rever Offshore

Andrew had a very productive meeting at Rever Offshore in Westhill today. It provided an opportunity to discuss the industry in general, the current challenges faced by suppliers and concerns over Brexit.