Like many in Clydebank and across West Dunbartonshire, my thoughts have been with the people of Ukraine as they face the tyranny and aggression of the Russian regime’s latest military onslaught.
As I write this, Ukrainians have faced consecutive days of bombing as tanks roll-in following the full-scale invasion launched by Russia’s President Vladimir Putin. Continue reading “COMMENT: CONDEMNING PUTIN’S WAR IN UKRAINE”
I’m grateful to the many constituents who have been in touch with me over the hugely distressing scenes we are all witnessing right now coming from Afghanistan.
Continue reading “STATEMENT ON AFGHANISTAN”
Scotland’s First Minister has confirmed that West Dunbartonshire will join the rest of Scotland in emerging from almost all Covid-19 restrictions on Monday 9th August 2021.
In a statement to Parliament, the First Minister confirmed that falling infection rates and the success of the mass vaccination programme has made it possible to move beyond the current Level 0 status. Continue reading “COVID-19: MOVING BEYOND LEVEL 0”
In a statement today to the Scottish Parliament, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed that West Dunbartonshire (along with the rest of Scotland) will move to modified Level 0 covid-19 protection measures from 00:01 on Monday 19th July 2021.
Continue reading “WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE MOVING TO LEVEL 0”
In a statement today to the Scottish Parliament, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed that West Dunbartonshire will move from Level 2 to Level 1 covid-19 protection measures from 00:01 on Saturday 5 June 2021. Continue reading “WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE MOVING TO LEVEL 1”
People will be able to hug their loved ones and meet in private homes as West Dunbartonshire along with most of mainland Scotland is to move to Level 2, with eased restrictions on hospitality, entertainment, education and sport.
Continue reading “NEXT STEPS OUT OF LOCKDOWN – MOVING TO LEVEL 2”
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced details of the further relaxation of restrictions across Scotland.
From Monday 26 April, hospitality venues such as cafés, pubs and restaurants can reopen, along with tourist accommodation. Non-essential retail outlets and close contact services such as beauty salons can also reopen, in addition to indoor attractions and public buildings such as galleries, museums and libraries. Continue reading “COVID-19: MOVING TO LEVEL 3”
On 13 April 2021, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced an acceleration of the easing of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions in Scotland.
Travel within Scotland for outdoor socialising, recreation and exercise will be allowed from Friday 16 April. Continue reading “UPDATE: EASING OF COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS IN SCOTLAND”