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WASPI Campaign

John Lamont has worked closely with a number of constituents who have been affected by changes to the rules surrounding pensions. He is very sympathetic to the aims of the WASPI group and is committed to finding a solution which is fair for pensioners and for tax payers alike.

Calls for investment in the A1

The SNP Government need to take action to improve the A1 in light of the UK Government’s commitment to do so south of the Border, say John Lamont MP and Rachael Hamilton MSP.  

Concern over closure of Cockburnspath Surgery

NHS Borders has confirmed that they intend to close Cockburnspath surgery from August this year. The decision has been made partly because of a “national shortage of GPs” and the challenges of attracting GPs to rural practices.

John Lamont makes maiden speech

John Lamont, the newly elected MP for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk, has made his maiden speech in the UK Parliament today.

Scottish Conservative Manifesto

The Scottish Conservative manifesto has been published and includes a range of policies which will deliver for the Scottish Borders.

Lamont to resign as MSP

John Lamont, the MSP for Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire has announced his intention to resign from the Scottish Parliament to allow him to focus on the campaign to win Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk from SNP at the forthcoming General Election.