Border Patrol 13

Border Patrol 13  Westminster’s Scottish Affairs Committee met on 20th February. Only the 3 SNP members turned up. The 4 Tories, including John Lamont, 3 Labour and 1 LibDem couldn’t be bothered- so much for their interest in things that affect their constituents. Summary details of the Scottish Budget and the…

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Border Patrol 8

Border Patrol 8 The latest issue covers diverse issues impacting on Scotland. Asset stripping examines the powers MPs, including the 13 Scottish Tory MPs, voted to take away from Scotland and hand back to London. Brexit Britain is increasingly looking a pretty dismal place. Business Minister, Paul Wheelhouse, demands banks offer…

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Jamie Hepburn MSP is coming to help campaign in Eyemouth

Jamie Hepburn will be in Eyemouth with Gail Hendry, the SNP candidate for the by-election caused by a Tory MSP quitting the Scottish Parliament. Jamie and Gail will be at the Coop car park at 3.00pm Jamie’s wife Julie is from Kelso  and she will also be campaigning for Gail on…

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Kathi from Duns talks about the uncertainties of being a German married with 4 children

Kathi from Duns has settled in Scotland with her husband and four children She feels at home and welcome but uncertainties lies ahead as she talks about being made a bargaining chop in May’s Brexit plans. “People should not be bargaining commodities” said Kathi. Your can watch Kathi’s story here  …

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Activists gather to launch campaign to re-elect Calum Kerr as MP for Berwickshire Roxburgh and Selkirk

On Saturday the SNP launched their campaign to re-elect Calum Kerr as MP for Berwickshire Roxburgh and Selkirk in the Square in Kelso. The first video from the Berwickshire video team records the event below. On Wednesday evening Berwickshire activists gathered in Gavinton to launch their part of the campaign to…

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Borders to get new integrated transport study

In its 2016 election manifesto the SNP committed to evaluating the case for extending the Borders railway and improvements to the A1, A68 and A7. Transport Scotland has this week announced  a study to look at transport infrastructure in the Borders. Extending the Borders railway will be one of the…

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