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Chancellor delivers jobs boost for Britain

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has announced an extensive range of measures to keep people in work as the economy recovers from coronavirus.

Hawick business adapts to new normal

Local MP, John Lamont, visited Chrysties Furniture Centre last week to find out how they are adapting to the restrictions caused by coronavirus.

£100m to save Scottish venues

The UK Government has announced over £1.5bn to support British arts, culture and heritage venues. This will mean almost £100m extra being given to the Scottish Government.

Military will continue to be compensated for ‘unfair’ SNP taxes

Scottish Conservative MP, John Lamont has welcomed confirmation that the UK Government will compensate military of defence workers stationed in Scotland who are currently having to pay higher taxes than their colleagues stationed in other parts of the UK.

Government confirms commitment to food standards

During a debate in the House of Commons led by Borders MP John Lamont, the UK Government yet again confirmed its commitment to upholding food, animal welfare and environmental standards in any future trade deals.

Armed Forces Day 2020

Yesterday marked the beginning of Armed Forces Week culminating with Armed Forces Day on Saturday 27th June.

Due to social distancing restrictions, many of the usual events held across the country, such as parades, have been cancelled.