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May 2024 Newsletter

Published date : 15 May 2024

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Your feedback is always welcome on the report. My team and I are also ready to assist you as best we can with any concerns that you might have which require our help and advice. To...

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May Newsletter - Text Only Version

Published date : 15 May 2024

Richard Thomson MP 
Gordon Parliamentary Newsletter - May 2024 
A message from Richard Thomson MP 
Hello and welcome to my May Parliamentary report. Here you’ll find details on my activities over the last month as your MP.
In Parliament, I highlighted the efforts undertaken by volunteer groups across Gordon; further scrutinised the Digital Markets Bill; and reaffirmed my support for small to...

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April 2024 Newsletter

Published date : 23 April 2024

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April 2024 Newsletter - Text Only Version

Published date : 23 April 2024

Richard Thomson MP 
Gordon Parliamentary Newsletter - April 2024 
A message from Richard Thomson MP 
Hello and welcome to my April Parliamentary report. Here you’ll find details on my activities over the last month as your MP.
Westminster has been dominated by the Spring budget and its aftermath. Meanwhile, a damning ombudsman report finding fault with the way the UK Government communicated changes...

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Thomson backs WASPI motion in parliament

Published date : 4 April 2024

Gordon MP Richard Thomson has added his support to a Motion tabled in Parliament calling for the UK Government to accept the fact that the women affected need and deserve compensation which recognises their financial loss and distress.
The Motion also “notes with concern that the Ombudsman’s report highlights that the Department for Work and Pensions has clearly indicated that it will...

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Gordon MP Welcomes Free Scottish Football Initiative

Published date : 4 April 2024

Gordon MP Richard Thomson has hailed the "tremendous step" taken by the Scottish Government to have all Scotland men and women's national football games on free-to-air TV. 
Mr Thomson praised the decision by First Minister Humza Yousaf to commit to a consultation on the campaign, which aims to guarantee all Scotland men and women national games are permanently on free-to-air TV. 
The SNP MP had previously written to both the...

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Brexit an “unforgivable betrayal" of Scottish exporters

Published date : 2 April 2024

SCOTLAND LOSES OUT ON £100M IN SALMON EXPORTS IN BREXIT RED TAPE SCANDAL
Gordon MP Richard Thomson has described the economic impact of Westminster’s Brexit as an “unforgivable betrayal” to Scotland’s world class producers and exporters.
It comes as data released by trade body, Salmon Scotland, revealed Scotland has lost up to £100mn a year in salmon exports to the EU...

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MP visits Bucksburn Academy

Published date : 28 March 2024

SNP Westminster MP for Gordon, Richard Thomson, and MSP Liam Kerr recently made a visit to Bucksburn Academy for a joint Q&A session with the pupils from the Higher Modern Studies class.
The visit, which was arranged at the request of David Salmond, Business and Community Support Officer and Modern Studies teacher, Deb Stockley, gave the pupils the opportunity to...

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March 2024 Newsletter

Published date : 26 March 2024

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March 2024 Newsletter - Text Only Version

Published date : 26 March 2024

Richard Thomson MP 
Gordon Parliamentary Newsletter - March 2024 
A message from Richard Thomson MP 
Hello and welcome to my March Parliamentary report. Here you will find details of my activities over the last month as your MP.  
Westminster this month has seen many issues from the Crisis in Gaza & Israel to the Post Office Horizons scandal that has affected so many...

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