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Connect Roads named as preferred bidder for AWPR

Nanette Milne, Scottish Conservative MSP for the North East has welcomed the announcement that Connect Roads – comprising Balfour Beatty, Galliford Try (Morrison Construction) and Carillion as the preferred bidder for the AWPR project.

It's Chips Ahoy for MSP and her Pawlitical Pooch

Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity is delighted to announce that Nanette Milne MSP will be attending a free microchipping event in her local constituency on Friday 13th June.

Milne backs FSB calls to improve phone coverage

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has called on the Scottish Government to change planning rules in order to boost Scotland’s mobile coverage. In response to a consultation on proposed changes to the planning system, the FSB urged for ministers to follow through on suggestions to remove some planning requirements for telecommunications developments.

SNP are most centralising Government in history

Speaking ahead of the SNP conference in Aberdeen, Scottish Conservatives have labelled the SNP Scottish Government ‘the most centralising Government in history’ after First Minister, Alex Salmond, and the SNP Scottish Government have presided over cuts to North East services and the centralizing of services in Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Year-on-year increase in Grampian electorate

Since December 2010, Grampian’s electorate has increased by more than 34,000 people, reflecting the increasing population and buoyant economy of the area.

Being part of the UK protects the pensions of hard-working Scots

Being part of the UK protects the pensions of hard-working people in the North East, a new European Union report confirmed. In a devastating blow to the nationalist case for separation, it is now clear that breaking up the UK means the pension schemes of people in the North East could close.

Blow to high street as Clydesdale Bank axe local branches

Nanette Milne, Scottish Conservative MSP for the North East has expressed her concern for local high streets after it was announced that Clydesdale Bank plan to close branches in Aberdeen Bridge of Don, Aberdeen Woodside, and Bucksburn.

The NHS is not a political football

Dr Nanette Milne, Scottish Conservative MSP for the North East has called on SNP politicians not to use the NHS as a political football in the referendum campaign.

Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Speaking in the Members Debate on Eating Disorders, Dr Nanette Milne MSP said: “Last November Dennis Robertson also held a Members’ Debate on one aspect of eating disorders, namely that of the presence in culture and fashion of an unrealistic image of size 10 models and mannequins."