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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.

Oliver calls for urgent review of A76

Dumfriesshire MSP Oliver Mundell is calling for an urgent assessment of the state of the vital A76 route from Dumfries-Kilmarnock in his constituency.

Mr Mundell’s call comes after a landslide occurred on the route near Kirkconnel as weather worsened in the area this week.

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.