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Oliver calls on First Minister to save Acorn House

Dumfriesshire MSP Oliver Mundell is calling on the First Minister to personally ensure that Acorn House stays open in Dumfries.

Mr Mundell has also written again to Health Secretary Shona Robison MSP, with whom he raised the issue with last month.

Gretna RBS announcement is stay of execution

Dumfriesshire MSP Oliver Mundell believes today's announcement by RBS is merely a stay of execution and does not represent a major u-turn.

He also believes that it is a meaningless PR stunt and not being carried out for the right reasons.

Oliver slams SNP over lack of broadband progress

Dumfriesshire MSP Oliver Mundell has highlighted how the region is being let down by appalling broadband speeds as Dumfries and Galloway continues to lag behind the rest of the country.

Oliver welcomes investment at Arla

Reacting to the news of Arla investing more than £5m in their Lockerbie plant, Oliver Mundell MSP said: “This is good news for Lockerbie and the workforce at the Arla plant.