Deidre Brock MP

Member of Parliament for Edinburgh North & Leith

UK GOVERNMENT URGED TO REJECT BREXITEER BID TO SCRAP ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS

UK GOVERNMENT URGED TO REJECT BREXITEER BID TO SCRAP ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS SNP MP Deidre Brock today used Prime Minister's Questions to urge the UK government to reject proposals by a leading Tory Brexiteer to use leaving the EU as an opportunity to scrap important environmental and safety standards. The MP for Edinburgh North and Leith called ...
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Article 50

I received so many emails about Article 50 with so many different points of view and covering different topics that I have written down my own opinion and a few brief points below.I think our interests are best served inside the European Union - I campaigned for a Remain vote in June and I voted Remain in the referendum. I acknowledge that not ever...
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Surgery for Polish residents

Deidre is holding an extra 'pop-up' surgery for Polish constituents this Friday 18 November 2016The meeting will be held at her constituency office at 166 Great Junction Street when a Polish translator will be available. If that suits you then get along to the office between 6-7pm.Deidre said: "It's great to have so many Polish residents adding to ...
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Brock welcomes plans for Granton Walled Garden

Deidre Brock MP welcomed the decision from developers behind the Granton Waterfront to retain the Granton Castle Walled Garden as a community green space and incorporate it into their plans for the area.The medieval garden – once a hunting lodge for James IV - looked set to have 17 new townhouses built on it, before community groups stepped in and ...
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Edinburgh University “annoyed” at snub for post-study visa pilot

The Principal of Edinburgh University said he was "jolly annoyed" at not being given the chance to take part in a new post-study visa scheme being piloted at four prestigious universities in England, despite the success of the previous scheme in Scotland.Professor Sir Timothy O'Shea was speaking to the Scottish Affairs Committee during an evidence ...
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