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.

Alister Jack MP visits Relationships Scotland Dumfries & Galloway

Alister and his wife, Ann, recently visited the Dumfries and Galloway branch of Relationships Scotland and met with John Dougan (Service & Development Manager), Morag Chisholm (Chairman) and Amanda Hannah (Manager of Child Contact Centres) to hear more about their work locally.

Local MP speaks out against a second independence referendum

Alister Jack has spoken out against a second independence referendum during a Westminster Hall debate in Parliament this week.

The debate was brought forward by SNP MP Martyn Day on behalf of the Petitions Committee to consider two petitions submitted by members of the public.