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Statement on Carilion

“Following this morning’s news about Carillion I contacted Dumfries and Galloway Council and NHS Dumfries and Galloway to ask whether they had any outstanding contracts with the firm. I was pleased to receive confirmation that they do not.

2017 Christmas message

The challenging weather conditions over the last few weeks has once again made us indebted to the hard work of local Council staff and those in our emergency services who have been out there keeping us safe, and on behalf of everyone in Dumfries and Galloway I want to thank them for everything th

Local MP helps dog welfare charity in fight against puppy smuggling

Last week Alister Jack, MP for Dumfries and Galloway attended the Dogs Trust annual House of Commons reception, where the charity – who coined the famous slogan – ‘A dog is for Life, not just for Christmas’ asked MPs for their support in the fight against Puppy Smuggling.

Winner of Christmas card competition announced

Ann Jack, wife of local MP Alister Jack, presented the winner of the Dumfries and Galloway MP’s inaugural ‘design my Christmas card competition’ with their prize last week.

The winning design came from Aslan Akarsu, a pupil at Kirkinner Primary School in the Machars.