On Monday the 8th of February I asked the Home Secretary if the Home Office intends to incorporate any time British National (Overseas) visa holders have already spent in the UK for the purposes of applying for the new BNO immigration route. You can listen to the question and the Home Secretary’s answer here.
I was happy to participate in two departmental question times this week over two vitally important subjects: whether the MoD will defend the right of British Nationals (Overseas) who have served in the British military to UK citizenship in discussions with Cabinet colleagues, and the impact of the implementation of the Northern Ireland protocol on […]
I am delighted to hear that Cambuslang Community Council has awarded funding from the Scottish Government as part of the Scotland Loves Local Campaign. The aim of the campaign is to support small businesses and help to encourage local residents to shop, eat and relax within our community. This is an excellent opportunity to help […]
This year I have had the honour of speaking in the Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 debate in the House of Commons on the 28th of January. The text of my speech is below. See this link for a video recording. Thank you, Mr Speaker. It is an honour to have the opportunity to address the […]
On Thursday 21 January I had the opportunity to highlight the struggles faced by directors of limited companies in this coronavirus pandemic by asking the Leader of the House to schedule a debate on a Directors Income Support Scheme (DISS). Since March 2020, limited company directors have remained without financial support to replace lost income. […]
On the 14th of January 2021 I had an opportunity to highlight the issues faced by the Scottish seafood industry in the wake of Brexit, and ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural affairs if he has had any consultation with the Scottish Seafood Association on setting up a clearing house for […]