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Dollar Academy Quizzes Local MP Luke Graham

Last week, Luke Graham MP visited Dollar Academy to talk with students about life as an MP.  Describing a typical week, he made mention of recent debates around Brexit, Scottish Questions and Prime Minister’s Questions.  He also talked about the work done throughout his constituency of Ochil and

Luke Graham MP slams SNP cuts to schools in Clacks

Local Conservative and Unionist MP, Luke Graham, has criticised the SNP-led Clackmannanshire Council administration for further proposed cuts to the education budget. The proposed cuts would see a further two primary schools being closed, affecting around 150 students.

Luke Graham MP holds RBS to Comrie ATM Promise

This weekend local residents and business owners were left frustrated and disappointed as the Comrie RBS ATM was offline. This lack of service follows the recent closure of the bank branch in Comrie that was bitterly oppose by Mr Graham, Liz Smith MSP and local residents.


Luke Graham MP holds Brexit Meetings in Ochil and South Perthshire

Local MP Luke Graham held Brexit meetings in Dollar, in Clackmannanshire, and in Auchterarder to meet with constituents, to discuss and update on Brexit developments, and to answer questions on the progress of Brexit and the Withdrawal Agreement. 


Local MP and MSPs raise £1,918.00 for Poppy Appeal

Following their recent expedition to the summit of Craighorn in the Ochil Hills to raise money for Poppy Scotland, Luke Graham MP, Liz Smith MSP and Alexander Stewart MSP presented a cheque for £1,918 to Jodi Wittan from Poppy Scotland.


Local MP Welcomes £229,000 Funding for Glenfarg Community Hall

Glenfarg Community Centre is due to receive £229,140 from the Scottish land Fund in order to purchase an adjacent former school house. The aim is to boost the facilities available at the Village Hall by extending the range of events it can provide to the community.

UK Government Fund £150 million as Tay Cities Deal is Signed in Perth

Today, the UK Government committed to £150 million for the Tay Cities Deal to fund projects in Perth and Kinross.  The Secretary of State for Scotland was joined by representatives from Holyrood and the local councils from Angus, Dundee and Perth and Kinross to sign the deal’s Heads of Terms in P