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Call for public consultation on East Coast Main Line plans

Call for public consultation on East Coast Main Line plans

December 12, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

County MP Fiona O’Donnell has co-sponsored a parliamentary motion calling on the UK Government to hold a full public consultation on its plans to re-privatise East Coast Main Line services before ...

Letter from Westminster: Mandela was a key inspiration

Letter from Westminster: Mandela was a key inspiration

December 12, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

One central fact was confirmed in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement earlier this month - working people are worse off under David Cameron's government.  For all George Osborne's ...

MP & MSP told about ambitious plans for centre’s future

MP & MSP told about ambitious plans for centre’s future

December 12, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Featured,News   |   0 Comment»

The county’s MP and MSP have visited the Fraser Centre in Tranent to hear more about the social enterprise’s ambitious plans for the future. Fiona O’Donnell and Iain Gray ...

Fiona visits outstanding First Step project

Fiona visits outstanding First Step project

December 10, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Featured,News   |   0 Comment»

East Lothian’s MP Fiona O’Donnell has visited the First Step community project in Musselburgh to meet with staff and trustees and hear more about its current work and ...

Send a message of solidarity this Christmas

Send a message of solidarity this Christmas

December 09, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Featured,News   |   0 Comment»

Fiona O’Donnell MP and Iain Gray MSP joined members of the county’s Amnesty International group at the John Gray Centre in Haddington recently to write Christmas cards supporting ...

Supporting Small Business Saturday

Supporting Small Business Saturday

December 09, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Featured,News   |   0 Comment»

Fiona O’Donnell MP and Iain Gray MSP visited a local business in Haddington on the weekend to help celebrate the contribution of local small businesses as part ...

County parliamentarians promote Age Scotland’s ‘Hot Tips’ Calendar

County parliamentarians promote Age Scotland’s ‘Hot Tips’ Calendar

December 06, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Featured,News   |   0 Comment»

Fiona O’Donnell MP and Iain Gray MSP visited Tranent Day Centre today to help promote Age Scotland’s annual ‘Hot Tips’ Calendar. The national older peoples’ charity is teaming up ...

Fiona challenges minister on erosion of workers’ rights

Fiona challenges minister on erosion of workers’ rights

December 06, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

County MP Fiona O’Donnell has challenged a Government Minister over concerns that increasingly workers’ rights are being eroded, leaving thousands of local people facing reduced protection and ...

Fiona urges local scientists and engineers to enter UK-wide competition

Fiona urges local scientists and engineers to enter UK-wide competition

December 05, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

Local MP Fiona O’Donnell is urging early-stage and early-career research scientists, engineers and technologists in East Lothian to consider entering a major scientific competition and exhibition ...

Only a price freeze will deliver real help for local energy consumers

Only a price freeze will deliver real help for local energy consumers

December 04, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»

Fiona O’Donnell MP has dismissed as ‘too little, too late’ the Coalition Government’s announcement that it will use taxpayers’ money to deliver what it says will be an ...