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John Lamont urges Borderers to support Poppy Scotland’s annual appeal

Local MP John Lamont has urged Borderers to back this year’s Poppy Scotland appeal by volunteering their time for the charity and by buying a poppy.

John Lamont MP attended the launch of this year’s Poppy Scotland appeal at Dover House, home of the Scotland Office in London.

Why I'm backing the new Brexit Deal

Despite repeated claims from EU negotiators and opposition MPs that the previous Brexit deal would not be reopened, the Prime Minister has renegotiated a new deal and scrapped the controversial Northern Irish backstop.

Brexit Update: October

In the last 24 hours we have seen some promising signs that the EU and the UK may be able to come up with a new Brexit deal.

Scottish Borders Council faced with £30m black hole

Scottish Borders Council is facing a £30m black hole in its finances over the next 5 years.

The figures have been revealed as the local authority launches a new public consultation ahead of its next budget, which will be set in February 2020.