JARDINE CALLING FOR GREEN POLICIES TO BE CENTRAL TO UK CONNECTIVITY

Christine Jardine, MP for Edinburgh West, is urging the UK Government to put green issues at the centre of UK connectivity and make Edinburgh a crucial transport hub for Scotland.

The Union Connectivity Interim Report, published on March 10 2021, commits the Government to £20m for projects including upgrading the A75 between Gretna, Dumfries and Stranraer and faster rail links between Scotland and England.

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Jardine meets Police Scotland to discuss anti-social behaviour

Christine Jardine, MP for Edinburgh West has met Chief Inspector Sarah Taylor, Local Area Commander for North West Edinburgh to discuss the rise in anti-social behaviour across West Edinburgh.

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Record borrowing should not stop support for small business

New economic data from the Office for National Statistics show the Government borrowed £19.1bn last month, the highest figure on record for February.

The figures also show public finances worsened further in February as spending on Covid-19 support continued to grow while tax receipts fell.

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CityFibre works update

Following carrying out works in South Gyle, CityFibre have moved onto Gogarloch to continue the rollout.

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Jardine: Press ahead with aviation bill

Edinburgh West MP, Christine Jardine, has called on the UK Government to press ahead with the Aviation Bill to reshape the UK’s airspace management and tackle the emerging danger created by drones in a recent Westminster debate.

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MP calls for further support for the excluded

In recent weeks Christine has continued to speak up for the self-employed and small businesses by speaking up in Parliament and signing a cross party
letter to the Chancellor.

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Jardine calls for business support


Right to stay for NHS workers

Edinburgh MP Christine Jardine has vowed to carry on fighting for foreign nationals working in the NHS to have the right to stay in this country, despite her private member's bill on the issue being delayed.

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MP calls for clampdown on fly tipping

Edinburgh West MP Christine Jardine is calling on the Edinburgh City Council to clamp down on fly tipping and dumping in West Edinburgh.

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Welcome funding for Murrayfield Ice Rink

Christine Jardine, Liberal Democrat MP for Edinburgh West, has welcomed the release of Scottish Government funding for Murrayfield Ice Rink.

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