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Torness Valuable Contribution to East Lothian’s Economy

Torness Valuable Contribution to East Lothian’s Economy

August 22, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Featured,News   |   0 Comment»

  County Parliamentarians Iain Gray MSP and Fiona O’Donnell MP this week visited Torness Power Station to hear the findings of a report on the social and economic ...

Support for Leuchie

Support for Leuchie

August 17, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Featured,News   |   0 Comment»

  East Lothian parliamentarians, Iain Gray MSP and Fiona O’Donnell MP last week visited Leuchie House – the independent charity which was set up earlier this year after the care home of the same name faced closure following a strategic review ...

Tough Times Ahead for East Lothian Householders

Tough Times Ahead for East Lothian Householders

August 17, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

  East Lothian MP Fiona O’Donnell is warning of tough times ahead for families in the county after the Bank of England’s quarterly Inflation Report showed that the economy is weakening. 

Letter from Westminster – 4 August

Letter from Westminster – 4 August

August 05, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

  It has been an honour and a privilege to serve as East Lothian’s Member of Parliament since being elected just over a year ago.  Looking back over my first full parliamentary term, one of the most dramatic turn of events ...

Fiona Supports East Lothian’s Carers

Fiona Supports East Lothian’s Carers

July 20, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

  To mark Carer’s Week this year, County MP Fiona O’Donnell visited Carer’s of East Lothian in Musselburgh. This year, the theme for the week was the ‘The True Face ...

Hacked-Off

Hacked-Off

July 18, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

****This article was accurate at the time of writing – 26 July 2011**** A record number of constituents have been in touch about the phone ...

MP Kicks up a Storm over Forth Coastguard Closure

MP Kicks up a Storm over Forth Coastguard Closure

July 18, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

   East Lothian MP Fiona O’Donnell has expressed anger about the Tory-led government’s decision to close the Forth Coastguard station.  Under the initial plans, the government proposed to have one ...

Fiona Welcomes Decision to Save Cheques

Fiona Welcomes Decision to Save Cheques

July 18, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

  The UK Payments Council has announced that it will no longer scrap cheques by 2018. Fiona said: “This is a fantastic result for the many East Lothian residents who like ...

Fiona backs equal rights for East Lothian’s adoptive parents

Fiona backs equal rights for East Lothian’s adoptive parents

July 18, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

  Local MP Fiona O’Donnell has co-sponsored a bill that would equalise parental leave, pay and allowances for adoptive parents with those of parents whose children are born to ...

Letter from Westminster 12 July 2011

Letter from Westminster 12 July 2011

July 12, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

  There has been shock and disgust across Parliament and the country over the phone-hacking scandal involving the News of the World. That strength of feeling has been clear here in East Lothian with a record number of people contacting me ...