Speeches in Parliament

Luke Graham MP Slams SNP Over Falling Scottish Life Expectancy

In Health Questions local MP, Luke Graham, slammed the SNP administration in Edinburgh over falling life expectancy in Scotland.

Scotland has the lowest life expectancy rate in the whole of the UK, and it is falling further for the first time in 35 years.

Local MP Voices Support to Address Private Parking

Luke Graham MP for Ochil and South Perthshire has shown his support for a Private Member’s Bill which aims to address the level of parking fines affecting his constituents who use private parking facilities in Perth and Stirling.

 

MP takes students’ cause to the Commons

Luke Graham MP took the case for votes at 16 from Scotland to Parliament this week, following visits to students in schools across Ochil and South Perthshire.

Luke Graham MP responds to Ian Blackford’s budget claims

Today at the Spring Statement Ian Blackford MP claimed, “this Government is going ahead with a devastating cut to Scotland’s budget”. In fact, the block grant provided to the Scottish Government by the UK Government will increase by £479 million in 2018/19 – a real terms increase.

 

2nd Referendum Debate - Time for all the Parties to move on

I debated the public petition opposing a second referendum. No surprise I stand against another referendum.

However, I genuinely believe people want us to move on - debates about the constitution stirs passions, but it does divide communities and does not move on the conversation.