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Mossmorran flaring “poses more questions than answers”

“Communities are sick to the back teeth,” Lesley Laird MP has acknowledged after residents woke up to another episode of flaring at Mossmorran today (Friday). ExxonMobil, operators of Fife Ethylene Plant, have issued a statement to say this  latest incident...

Time to speak up on Dalgety Bay flight path proposals

Lesley Laird MP is urging residents to attend a public meeting to speak up on Edinburgh Airport’s new flight path proposal over Dalgety Bay. The meeting, which will be presented by campaign group Edinburgh Airport Watch, takes place at the...

Tories’ Brexit fishing policy has “spectacularly backfired”

Lesley Laird, Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland, has slammed the Tories’ approach to Brexit and UK fishing policy as “incoherent”. Today (Wednesday) she said the pledge by Ruth Davidson and Michael Gove to “take back control of our waters” just...

Best hats on for brain cancer research fundraiser

Two Kirkcaldy friends, whose family members were recently diagnosed with brain tumours, joined forces recently to raise over a thousand pounds for brain cancer research. Margaret Vass and Anne Marie Caira have been friends for years but were stunned when their daughters-in-law were...

Volunteers wanted for Kirkcaldy’s Poppy Appeal

Lesley Laird MP has issued a plea for new Kirkcaldy volunteers to come forward for this year’s Poppy Appeal. Her call comes after a trip to the Lady Haig factory in Edinburgh to visit the dedicated team of veterans who hand-make...

ScotRail performance figures ‘no reason to celebrate’

Lesley Laird MP says Fife train passengers deserve “sustained” performance from ScotRail – and should be paying less for fares. ScotRail recently revealed that stop-skipping had reduced by 63 per cent in the last few months in Fife – from 376 missed stations in...
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