Coming out as a politician

Just over a year ago I took part in an historic photograph with other LGBT MPs and members of the House of Lords. It highlighted to the country and the world how many members there are of the two Houses that identify as LGBT. As of the 2017 General election there are 45.          […]

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DISMISSING SCOTLAND’S GM CROPS BAN SETS DANGEROUS PRECEDENT, SNP WARNS

Scotland’s world-leading food and drinks sector is at risk, the SNP has warned Today’s Times has reported that the International Trade Secretary has written to Westminster Cabinet colleagues advocating bypassing Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in trade deals and denying the devolved governments a veto. This would mean that the decision taken by the democratically […]

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Local MSP and MP call for halt on flight paths changes until proper regulatory framework is in place

Fiona Hyslop MSP and Hannah Bardell MP have responded to Edinburgh Airport’s “surprise” announcement of details of their proposals on the Airspace Change Programme and criticised the lack of a proper regulatory framework for decision-making. Speaking in her Livingston constituency on Friday, Ms Bardell said: “This announcement has taken everyone by surprise; our understanding was that the CAA […]

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