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Scams Awareness Month in Mid-Scotland and Fife

Mid-Scotland and Fife MSP, Murdo Fraser, has called on constituents to get involved in Scams Awareness Month lasting all of July which is a joint initiative led by Citizens Advice Scotland aimed at ensuring people know how best to protect … Continue reading

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Broadband divide laid bare as speeds in Stirling are 11th slowest in UK

Broadband speeds in Stirling are the 11th worst in the UK with Perth and Kinross not faring much better with a ranking of 46. Rural areas of Scotland feature at the bottom of the UK list with the three slowest … Continue reading

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Murdo urges Mid-Scotland and Fife residents to take control of their gas and electricity, and get a smart meter

Murdo urges Mid-Scotland and Fife residents to take control of their gas and electricity, and get a smart meter Murdo Fraser MSP has urged residents in Perth and Kinross, Fife, Stirling and Clackmannanshire to contact their energy supplier and ask … Continue reading

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Murdo lays into FOI record at NHS Tayside

Mid-Scotland and Fife MSP, Murdo Fraser, has criticised the level of transparency at NHS Tayside following information uncovered by the Scottish Conservatives detailing their poor record in responding to FOI requests . These figures come amid growing pressure on the … Continue reading

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More bad news for Perth and Kinross Farmers following Audit Scotland Report

An Audit Scotland report has claimed that the Scottish Government’s disastrous farm payments fiasco won’t be sorted until 2018 “at the earliest.” Many farmers in Perth and Kinross are still waiting for support payments dating back to 2015 and auditors … Continue reading

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Murdo calls for public to get involved in Perth City Hall consultation

Mid-Scotland and Fife MSP Murdo Fraser has called for the people of Perth to have their voices heard on the five-new designs set to transform Perth City Hall. After 12 years of lying vacant, the debate over the future of … Continue reading

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Questions over delayed roads linking new Forth Bridge

Mid-Scotland and Fife MSP Murdo Fraser has called on the Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Keith Brown, to clarify an answer he gave suggesting roads linking the new Queensferry crossing were not complete in time for its intended opening in December. … Continue reading

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Murdo welcomes dig for King James the first in Parliamentary motion

Published historian and Mid-Scotland and Fife MSP, Murdo Fraser, has welcomed a new online and social media presence promoting Perth’s Charterhouse Project which aims to find the remains of lost Scottish King, James the First. A new website and social … Continue reading

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Concerning number of Perthshire farmers still waiting on 2015 LFASS Cap payments

Figures revealed by the Scottish Government have shown that 89 farmers in Mid-Scotland and Fife are still awaiting LFASS CAP payments from 2015, with 60 located in Perth and Kinross. In a letter to the Public Audit and Post-legislative scrutiny … Continue reading

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Murdo welcomes Perthshire Festival of the Arts in Parliament

Mid-Scotland and Fife MSP, Murdo Fraser, has welcomed the 45th edition of the Perthshire Festival of the Arts in parliament and believes the event could be key to the Fair City’s hopes of securing the UK 2021 City of Culture … Continue reading

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