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.

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.