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MP Submits Local Petition in House of Commons

MP Submits Local Petition in House of Commons

February 29, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

  County MP Fiona O’Donnell, today submitted a 10 page petition to Parliament urging the Government to keep its promise to spend 0.7% of Gross National Income on Aid by 2013 and make this promise legally binding.    The petition attracted signatures from ...

Fiona Visits Peter Potter Gallery

Fiona Visits Peter Potter Gallery

February 29, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

  East Lothian MP Fiona O’Donnell visited the Peter Potter Gallery in Haddington last week.   During her visit she met with Charlie Marshall, Chair of the Gallery and the Arabella Harvey the Gallery’s’ Director.    Fiona said:   “Every now and then in my work I ...

County MP Praises Work of Tranent Rotary

County MP Praises Work of Tranent Rotary

February 29, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

  East Lothian MP, Fiona O’Donnell, last week attended a meeting of the Tranent Rotary at the Royal Musselburgh Golf Club and praised the work of the group both locally and internationally.    After giving a speech there was an opportunity for a ...

Unemployment Rising in East Lothian

Unemployment Rising in East Lothian

February 29, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

  With unemployment in the UK at its highest rate since 1995 and the number of people claiming Job Seeker’s Allowance in East Lothian increasing month on month, county parliamentarians Iain Gray MSP and Fiona O’Donnell MP are calling ...

Hundreds of Local Kids Lose Out

Hundreds of Local Kids Lose Out

February 29, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

  County MP, Fiona O’Donnell is warning that Tax Credit Changes will see low income families in East Lothian lose almost £4000 per year.   Hard working, low income parents in the county face losing their £3,870 a-year tax credit unless they significantly ...

Fiona urges Constituents to look for the Lion

Fiona urges Constituents to look for the Lion

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

  East Lothian MP, Fiona O’Donnell, is urging constituents to support local egg producers and look for the British Egg Industry Council red Lion logo when buying eggs to ensure they do not come from illegal battery caged hens.   

County Parliamentarians and Local Cancer Campaigner Join Forces to call for action on Cigarette Packaging

County Parliamentarians and Local Cancer Campaigner Join Forces to call for action on Cigarette Packaging

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

    Iain Gray MSP and Fiona O’Donnell MP met with local cancer campaigner Jamie Walker on Friday (3 February) and added their voice to the ‘Plain Packaging’ campaign.   Mr ...

County MP Visits Community Fruit and Veg Scheme

County MP Visits Community Fruit and Veg Scheme

February 08, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Featured,News   |   0 Comment»

  County MP Fiona O’Donnell today visited Roots and Fruits, the East Lothian community-based project, that promotes healthier eating by providing access to good quality fruit and vegetables at an affordable price. 

Your County Needs You!

Your County Needs You!

January 30, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Featured,News   |   0 Comment»

  WRVS East Lothian Good Neighbours service is calling on local people to dedicate just a couple of hours a week to help older people in the community live happy, healthy, independent lives.

County MP Meets Ross High Pupil Council

County MP Meets Ross High Pupil Council

January 30, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Featured,News   |   0 Comment»

  County MP, Fiona O’Donnell, met members of Ross High Community Council to learn about their work in the school and the wider community.   Following the visit Fiona ...