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Question: Universal Credit Scotland

Andrew asked the DWP if the Scottish Governments decision to offer two weekly payments of Universal Credit will leave claimants in Scotland worse off than in the rest of the UK.

Watch the full response below:

 

Bervie Heritage Museum Opening

Andrew had the pleasure to be at the opening of the Bervie Heritage Museum, where he joined Vicount Arbuthnott, Councillor George Carr and Councillor Jeff Hutchison, along with many members of the Inverbervie community.

Kincardine O'Neil Primary School Surgery

Andrew held surgeries across the constituency, including a special surgery at the Kincardine O'Neil Primary School, taking questions from the brilliant kids and staff.

Salmon Fishing Season Opening

Andrew was pleased to open the Salmon Fishing season on the Dee. He also got the opportunity to speak to local fishermen and members of the River Dee Salmon Fishing Board at the Bachory Lodge Hotel, along with Councillor Colin Pike and Councillor Ann Ross.

 

 

 

Article: Worst Superfast Broadband

Andrew has spoken about new statistics showing West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine suffers from some of the lowest levels of superfast broadband access in Britain.

Article: Space Travel Industry in Scotland

Andrew Bowie has given his backing to the Space Industry Bill.

It will allow private companies, such as Virgin Galactic, to launch passenger rockets out of the Earth’s atmosphere.

Meeting with Scottish Fishing Federation

Andrew, along with his Scottish Conservatives MPs and the Scottish Fishing Federation in Whitehall this morning. Everyone was in agreement over the need for a bridging period from next December for the industry and of desire to be out of the CFP during any transition period.

 

Speech: Space Industry Bill

Andrew along with his colleagues debated and voted to take forward the Space Industry Bill enabling commercial spaceflight activities to take place from spaceports in the UK. Along with Minister Jo Johnson and Luke Graham as the Space Industry Bill Committee passed the Bill to the Full House for