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Lamont launches new ‘electrify the countryside’ campaign

Local MP John Lamont has launched a new campaign to boost investment in electric car charging points, particularly in rural areas.

The UK Government has committed to phasing out the sale of new diesel and petrol cars by 2040 in a shift towards electric cars. 

Scottish Government need to come clean over delays to broadband programme

Local MP John Lamont has said the Scottish Government needs to ‘come clean’ on their ability to connect every home to superfast broadband by 2021.

R100, or the Reaching 100% programme, is the SNP’s pledge to roll out super-fast broadband to 100% of Scotland’s inhabitants by 2021.