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Campaigning Trail

Over the last few weeks I’ve been knocking doors and speaking to people in the Ward.  It’s been good to get out and talk to people about what matters to them.  What is clear is that people are finding it...

Strictly Smith….Adam Smith Festival of Ideas

Last night I was delighted to be able to attend the Adam Smith Lecture, this year delivered by Ed Balls. A slight twist on the Economic with a few Strictly observations thrown in for good measure – made it an...

The Buchanan Institute – Universal Basic Income

Delighted to meet this afternoon with the members of the Buchanan Institute.  They attended a recent Fife hosted event on Universal Basic Income, and have done considerable research into this subject. There is a lot of debate about reform of...

Fife Tourism Partnership Board

It’s a week of finals.  Last Tourism partnership meeting I will attend in my role as Spokesperson for Economy.  It was a very up beat meeting with so many good things going on in Fife right now. The new Museum...

South West Area Committee

Last meeting of the SW Area Committee today.  Despite the political differences, all members reflected on the overall very positive working relationships at both area and ward level in the SW area.  Everyone is very focused on doing the best...

Edinburgh Airport Consultation Event

Following on from the meeting last year, I invited the Edinburgh Airport Consultation Team back to Fife to share their proposed plans and to hear what the public had to say about it. The meeting was held in the City...
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