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LET'S STAY TOGETHER

On 18th September we will be asked to make the most important political decision of our lives. We have a choice between remaining part of the United Kingdom, the third largest economy in Europe and the sixth biggest economy in the world or stepping into the unknown of separation.The decision will be irreversible. There will be NO going back.

COUNCIL FINANCES

Speaking during today’s East Lothian Council debate on Council finances, Cllr Michael Veitch (Conservative Group Leader) said: “The most important line in this paper is the final bullet in paragraph 3.4 where we read that: 

20 MPH SPEED LIMITS

 Speaking during today’s full Council debate on 20 mph speed limits, Cllr Michael Veitch (Transport spokesman) said: “The Administration’s Council Plan includes a commitment to introduce 20 mph speed restrictions - where supported by local residents. It therefore gives me great pleasure to speak

CRYSTAL RIG 3

Commenting after today’s full Council meeting on the Council’s response to the Crystal Rig 3 wind farm extension application, Cllr Michael Veitch (Dunbar & East Linton) said:

LONDON - DUNBAR RAIL SERVICES

Commenting on the future of direct rail services between Dunbar and London Kings Cross, Councillor Michael Veitch said:“I welcome the fact that the documentation for the new East Coast rail

EURO ELECTIONS

Commenting on the local result in the European elections, East Lothian Conservative Group Leader, Councillor Michael Veitch said: 

DUNBAR STATION

Commenting on reports that Dunbar station could be transferred from the East Coast franchise to the ScotRail franchise, Dunbar Councillor Michael Veitch said: “There have been rumours for some time that Dunbar could be transferred to ScotRail, and the East Coast tender appear to confirm this. 

ANNABEL AT ARCHERFIELD

East Lothian Conservatives were delighted to welcome former leader of the Scottish Conservatives, The Baroness Goldie, MSP, as guest speaker at a Dinner held at The Walled Garden, Archerfield on 9th May.

IAN DUNCAN MEETS AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS LEADERS

Leading agricultural business leaders in East Lothian have expressed their fears over the SNP’s plans for an independent Scotland.  During a question and answer session with Dr Ian Duncan, the Scottish Conservative European Election candidate, many spoke of their concern about a lack of clarity over the affects of independence on access to funds from the EU.  

IAN DUNCAN VISITS PUREMALT PRODUCTS

The Scottish Conservatives’ European Parliamentary candidate has pledged to help a leading Scottish food and drinks industry supplier expand its business abroad.