Parliamentary Update, Week Commencing 19th September 2022

The House returned briefly on Wednesday 21 September before conference recess and following the death of Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September. On this day, along with many other colleagues, I retook the oath. On Thursday, the main business in the Chamber took the form of a general debate on Ukraine, where … Read more

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

I am deeply saddened by the announcement of the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. My constituency has a special royal connection, containing the Royal Burgh of Rutherglen, one of Scotland’s oldest royal burghs. Her Majesty was, throughout her seventy-years as monarch, entirely dedicated to public service. Her sense of duty and the strength … Read more