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Oliver stresses importance of Burns to Dumfriesshire

Dumfriesshire MSP Oliver Mundell talked up the importance of Robert Burns to the local economy during a speech in the Scottish Parliament.

Mr Mundell was speaking in a debate, on the economic potential of Robert Burns.

Oliver thanks M74 workers in Parliament

With hundreds of motorists being stranded on the M74 overnight, Dumfriesshire MSP used a question session in the Scottish Parliament to pay tribute to those workers who had worked tirelessly throughout the night, to try and curtail the situation.

SNP are 'dragging their feet' on Borderlands

Dumfriesshire MSP Oliver Mundell used the first sitting of the Scottish Parliament after the Christmas break to challenge the SNP over their failure to fully commit to a Borderlands Growth Deal.

Oliver says SNP need to get a grip on hospital staffing crisis

Dumfriesshire MSP Oliver Mundell says the SNP need to get a grip on the staffing crisis engulfing the new DGRI hospital in Dumfries.

A fifth of consultant posts remain unfilled at the hospital, despite repeated SNP promises to address staffing issues ahead of the hospital opening.

Oliver highlights teething problems at new hospital

Following recent parking problems at the new hospital, Dumfriesshire MSP Oliver Mundell has raised concerns over the lack of mobile signal inside the new building teething problems at the new hospital in Dumfries.