Below is a list of links to organisations which serve the community. If there is an organisation not listed here which you think should be, please let us know. Richard Thomson MP is not responsible for the content of external sites.
The Scottish Government is the devolved government for Scotland and has a range of responsibilities that include: the economy, education, health, justice, rural affairs, housing, environment, equal opportunities, consumer advocacy and advice, transport and taxation.
The devolved legislature of Scotland. The democratically elected body is composed of 129 members. Responsibilities include the economy, education, health, justice, rural affairs, housing, environment, equal opportunities, consumer advocacy and advice, transport and taxation.
The Government of the United Kingdom, formally and commonly referred to as Her Majesty's Government, is the central government of the UK and Northern Ireland. The government is led by the Prime Minister and is composed of 650 democratically elected Members of Parliament.
Local authority in the North East of Scotland offering a wide range of information and services to residents and businesses. Services include bins and recycling, housing, benefits, licensing, education, leisure and sports facilities, planning, and roads.
One of the 32 council areas in Scotland which encompasses Aberdeenshire, Kincardinshire and Banffshire. Services include bins and recycling, housing, benefits, licensing, education, leisure and sports facilities, planning, and roads.
The fourth-largest world service to prevent and control fires. Responding to emergency calls across Scotland and working on a prevention scheme involving education and delivering crucial fire safety information.
Stagecoach operates express and local bus services across the country, as well as having a network of intercity operations under Megabus. Their buses and coaches play an important role in helping people in rural and urban areas access work, education, health, shopping and leisure.
Bus services provided across the UK from Aberdeen to Cornwall. As one of the UK's largest bus operators, First Bus works with customers to help people get to work, school, appointments, shopping and fun.
The DWP is responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy. As the biggest public service department in the UK it administers the State Pension and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits.