Author: Andrew

ADDITIONAL SUPPORT FOR HOSPITALITY, RETAIL AND LEISURE BUSINESSES

A significant top-up to the grant support available for hospitality, retail and leisure businesses which have had to close due to current coronavirus restrictions has been announced by Finance Secretary Kate Forbes. This financial support of between £6,000 and £25,000…

OFFICE CLOSED

I want to take this opportunity to once again thank constituents for their patience and understanding since the start of the pandemic. After an extremely busy year, my constituency office staff will be taking a break now until Tuesday, January…

MORE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES AS COLLEGES EXCEED STUDENT NUMBER TARGETS

Colleges exceeded the Scottish Government’s target for the number of full-time equivalent places by almost 2,000 students in the last academic year. Scottish Funding Council figures show there were 328,889 college enrolments in 2018-19 – an 8.5% increase on the…