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Hundreds of County Families Missing Out

Hundreds of County Families Missing Out

May 08, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

HUNDREDS OF COUNTY FAMILIES MISSING OUT ON MONEY DUE TO THEM, SAY MP AND MSP The County’s MP and MSP have expressed their concern ...

Fiona meets with Musselburgh Co-operative Women’s Guild

Fiona meets with Musselburgh Co-operative Women’s Guild

April 17, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Featured,News   |   0 Comment»

    County MP, Fiona O’Donnell, recently met with the Musselburgh Co-operative Women’s Guild at Musselburgh Welfare Club to discuss her work in Parliament and the role of women in politics.

Fiona launches petition to protect East Lothian’s listed buildings

Fiona launches petition to protect East Lothian’s listed buildings

April 15, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   2 Comments»

  East Lothian MP, Fiona O’Donnell, has launched a petition to protect East Lothian’s listed buildings following the Chancellor’s Budget announcement that any renovation work carried out on them from 1 October will be subject to VAT.  ...

O’Donnell and Gray Go Bananas for Fairtrade!

O’Donnell and Gray Go Bananas for Fairtrade!

March 20, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Featured,News   |   0 Comment»

  Local MP and MSP Fiona O’Donnell and Iain Gray are giving their backing to Fairtrade Fortnight, which runs from 27th February to 11th March.   Fairtrade promises producers in the developing world a fair ...

Fiona and Iain welcome ‘encouraging’ business figures

Fiona and Iain welcome ‘encouraging’ business figures

March 20, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

  The County’s MSP and MP have given a cautious welcome to new figures showing that East Lothian has bucked the Scottish trend of falling numbers of new business start-ups.   Iain Gray and Fiona O’Donnell were commenting after the Committee of Scottish ...

East Lothian MP joins The Big Switch to cut energy bills

East Lothian MP joins The Big Switch to cut energy bills

March 19, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Featured,News   |   0 Comment»

Fiona O’Donnell MP is backing ‘The Big Switch’ campaign for consumers to get a cheaper deal on their energy bills. Fiona said: "Soaring energy bills ...

County MP criticises Government’s changes to unfair dismissal rules

County MP criticises Government’s changes to unfair dismissal rules

March 19, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

    East Lothian MP, Fiona O’Donnell, has criticised the Government over its plans to increase the qualifying period for unfair dismissal from 12 months to 2 years.  The changes would make it easier for employers to fire staff without good reason ...

Fiona urges constituents to switch off the lights!

Fiona urges constituents to switch off the lights!

March 15, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Featured,News   |   0 Comment»

  East Lothian MP, Fiona O’Donnell, is urging local residents to switch off their lights for WWF’s Earth Hour 2012 ahead of a major environmental summit taking place in Rio.   

Fiona calls for greater protection of the UK’s small fishing fleets

Fiona calls for greater protection of the UK’s small fishing fleets

March 15, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   1 Comment»

  Fiona O’Donnell MP, Labour’s Shadow Fisheries Minister, responding to a backbench parliamentary debate on reform of the Common Fisheries Policy today, will call for ...

Iain and Fiona Seek Views of Local Business

Iain and Fiona Seek Views of Local Business

March 06, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

  Local businesses are being encouraged to register for an event being organised by County MP and MSP Fiona O’Donnell and Iain Gray.   The informal evening, to be held in Aberlady on Thursday 12th April, will explore what more can be done ...